Does the NFL have an O-line crisis?

Linemen are falling at an alarming rate, and strong backups are in short supply

Originally Published: August 16, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Comparisons are the best part of a training camp tour.

I go from camp to camp with the chance of putting rosters in perspective. I remember last year visiting several of the top AFC teams and thinking some weren't as good as they had been the previous season. When I visited some of the lower-echelon AFC teams, I believed the conference was down. The AFC went 25-39 against the NFC, but the Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl.

Midway through this year's 12-team tour, I started wondering ...

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