Now when we as Raiders fans think of Gabe Jackson, we would already consider him a very solid player. However, when it comes to the best interior lineman league-wide, he hasn’t really put his name in the conversation. After his second season, it seemed like he was on the road to becoming one of those top guys, but he appeared to hit somewhat of a plateau. Now he finds himself coming off an injury-riddled and disappointing 2018 season in which the Raiders offensive line was one of the worst in football.
Luckily, Jackson has come back healthy this offseason, and with a more stable tackle in Trent Brown next to him he could ready to push for his first ever pro bowl nod.
More importantly, the success of this offense is going to rely heavily on the ability of the offensive line so Jackson almost needs to be at a pro bowl level if this team is going to be as high scoring as we think it can be.