Originally Posted by burmafrd
Also, back then a lot of the best pass rushers were DTs; and most teams ran the 4-3, and the blitzes came on the inside mostly. So the guards had a lot more of the pass block load back then.
That's true, I started to mention how very few teams ran the 3-4 so the tackles did not face as many speed rushers. That's one of the reasons IMO Harvey Martin was so successful, not many DE's had his speed.