by JJ Cooper
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In a 2008 draft filled with offensive tackles, Ryan Clady was thought off as the risky upside pick who could end up being the class' best long-term value, but one that might take a little longer than Jake Long, Chris Williams or Branden Albert to reach his full potential.
But 10 games into his rookie season, Clady is making an argument to be the NFL rookie of the year. And if this is what Clady looks like raw, then the Broncos have a potential Walter Jones to count on for the next decade. According to Stats Inc., Clady has given up only 1/2 sack this season, one of only three starting tackles in the league who hasn't given up a full sack. He's a big reason the Broncos have given up only eight sacks all season, after giving up 32 sacks last year.
Between The Lines: Broncos' Ryan Clady Proving to Be a Dominating Tackle originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Thu, 20 Nov 2008 10:00:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.