Roos is 96th on offense in #NFLRank

August, 19, 2013
8/19/13
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ESPN.com polled 63 insiders -- or "insiders" if you prefer -- connected to the site to put together lists of the top 100 players on offense and defense in the NFL. I was one of them.

We'll reveal them 10 at a time. You can find details of the process at the top of the pieces on 91-100 on offense and defense.

Titans left tackle Michael Roos is 96th on the offensive list.

Says ESPN Stats & Info:
"Only the Panthers (37) and Vikings (32) have more 20-yard rushes outside the tackles than the Titans in the past four seasons (31). Roos has appeared in more than 98 percent of Tennessee's snaps over that span."

Roos was good, not great, in 2012 as he played alongside a fading Steve Hutchinson, and, after Hutchinson got hurt, three games with Fernando Velasco and one with Mitch Petrus.

Over his eight seasons, he's often been overlooked in conversations about the league's best left tackles. He's a smart, athletic player who moves quite well and is steady and reliable.

I'm curious how many left tackles are ahead of him on this list.

Paul Kuharsky | email

ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter

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