2015 All-NFC North Team

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OT: Riley Reiff, DET

He is never going to be an elite-level player at the position, but Riley Reiff has grown into a very solid left tackle for the Lions. His physical attributes are not the most impressive, but Reiff is good as both a pass protector and a run blocker. It is hard to ask for more than that.

OT: Bryan Bulaga, GB

Reiff’s former teammate at the University of Iowa gets the nod for the other tackle position here. Bryan Bulaga has grown into one of the premier right tackles in the entire NFL. He is a fantastic pass blocker for his position, and has some nastiness in the run blocking department. As long as Bulaga can stay injury free, he is a great player at the right tackle position.

OG: Kyle Long, CHI

There are three players who could certainly be considered for the two guard spots on this team, but I would have a very hard time leaving Kyle Long off. With great speed, size, strength and athleticism, Long has the total package for an offensive lineman. He is a great run blocker and an even better pass protector. Long may be best suited as a tackle in the long-term, but he has grown to be a fantastic offensive guard.

OG: Josh Sitton, GB

As one of the best pass blocking offensive lineman in the entire NFL, it would be hard to leave Josh Sitton off of this team. He does an incredible job of protecting Rodgers up the middle, and his run blocking skills are a plus as well. Simply put, Sitton is one of the best offensive guards in the NFL.

Sitton’s teammate T.J. Long deserves mention as well, but there simply was not enough room for him.

Center: John Sullivan, MIN

A clear two-man race for the center position between the Packers’ Corey Linsley and the Vikings’ John Sullivan. What Linsley did as a fifth-round rookie was incredible last season, but the longevity and proven play of Sullivan wins out. He is a very good pass protector and run blocker who has been the anchor and leader on the Vikings’ offensive line for many years. Hard to go wrong either way here, but it is Sullivan for me.

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