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Miller, O-line face stiff test

After yielding nine sacks to Spartans in 2011, protection will be key

Updated: September 28, 2012, 3:57 AM ET
By Austin Ward | BuckeyeNation

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The benefits are obvious.

A mobile quarterback can turn a potential tackle for a loss into a big gain.

Elusiveness in the pocket can downgrade a sack allowed into merely a pressure on the stat sheet for an offensive lineman.

And extending a passing play can open up acres of space down the field for receivers as the pass coverage eventually wears down.

Having a dual-threat weapon taking the snaps, though, can come with one critical caveat -- a quarterback ...

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