The Good: Lichtensteiger has extensive experience as both a guard and center. He started every game of his career - a total of 48 consecutive appearances. In the running game, he uses his strength, tenacity and is a good trap blocker. He is a stocky pivotman with short arms and a lineman who must win early on the down to grade out high.
The Bad: That versatility may earn him a roster spot, but he faces an uphill battle to start at the NFL level. He has only marginal athletic ability and size, which may limit him to a career backup. His best chance to win an NFL starting job may be in a zone scheme that allows him to use his sound leverage and smarts to minimize his athletic limitations.
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