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Niners Nation May 20, 2016

49ers average age could change considerably depending on right tackle decision

The San Francisco 49ers are have overhauled significant parts of their offensive line. The average age is still in the middle of the pack, but it is an interesting assessment. The San Francisco 49ers offensive line has undergone a significant overhaul the last two seasons. Last year, Anthony Davis retired and Mike Iupati departed in free agency. This year, Alex Boone left in free agency, and the team released Jordan Devey. Joe Staley remains locked in at left tackle, and Daniel Kilgore seems likely to remain at center, but everything else is changing. This offseason, the team signed guard...

New-look Vikings offensive line should be tested by NFC North newcomers

The primary priority for the Vikings this offseason was propping up their offensive line, which they hope they have accomplished by signing Alex Boone and Andre Smith and hiring Tony Sparano to coach that group. Interestingly, and perhaps not coincidentally, their NFC North rivals made moves, some of them major, to strengthen their defensive fronts. The Bears poured a lot of resources into their front seven, signing inside linebackers Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman in free agency, trading up to draft outside linebacker Leonard Floyd with the ninth overall pick and also selecting...
Daily Norseman May 16, 2016

ESPN Names Alex Boone Vikings' Best Addition

Since it's the offseason and, man, are things to talk about few and far between, we bring you this story from ESPN. The four-letter asked all of their NFL bloggers who they thought the biggest addition to their team has been this offseason. Ben Goessling, ESPN's voice for the Minnesota Vikings, went with the free agent signing of guard Alex Boone as the purple's biggest offseason move. Fixing the offensive line was the Vikings' No. 1 offseason priority, and Boone is a hulking guard with a touch of nastiness who should help Matt Kalil on the left side of the line and allow Brandon Fusco to...

Alex Boone leaves strong impression early with Vikings

The guard played with the 49ers last season and is expected to bring more attitude to the O-line.

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