The open portion of the Packers’ OTAs have come to a close. The team will be finishing up this week and then come back for mandatory minicamp June 17-19. Training camp will open up on July 26 so it will be a while before we see the Green and Gold together again. As this part of the off season comes to a close I’d like to offer a few observations.
1. Colt Lyerla- everything that you would want to hear pertaining to Lyerla since joining the Packers you’ve heard. He referred to the “troubles” he had at Oregon as a low point in his life. He’s also expressed a real appreciation for the opportunity he’s been give in Green Bay.
“I feel like I have a new home,” Lyerla said. “I was kind of lost for a little while, but being here and being accepted here is truly great.”
Not only is Lyerla saying all the right things but it would appear that he’s also walking the walk. It’s been reported on more than one occasion that Lyerla has been the last one to leave the practice fiel