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Well, so much for the retooled Green Bay Packers offensive line.
With one twist of a knee, a massive monkey wrench was thrown into Mike McCarthy’s master plan to protect franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Barring the acquisition of a street free agent – none of which inspire much confidence anyway – let’s look at the Packers’ best options currently on the roster:
Conventional NFL wisdom dictates that for a right-handed quarterback, the most talented offensive linemen play on the left side (for the logic behind the rationale, watch the first five minutes of The Blind Side and pay attention to Sandra Bullock’s charming, fake southern drawl).
This offseason the Packers’ brain trust chose to abide by that tradition by switching their two most talented linemen – Pro Bowl guard Josh Sitton and the former first round tackle Bryan Bulaga – from the right side to the left side. It was a bold decision that, although unusual, made sense on paper. However, now that presumptive left tackle Br...
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We reported earlier tonight that the Packers are worried that offensive lineman Bryan Bulaga suffered a season ending injury during Saturday night’s scrimmage.
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, Bulaga has suffered a torn ACL.
Per a league source, Packers left tackle Bryan Bulaga has indeed suffered a torn ACL in his knee.
The injury happened during Saturday night’s...
We reported on Tuesday that the Packers may have Bryan Bulaga play this season with a torn ACL.
After getting a second opinion, the Packers and Bulaga have instead opted for surgery, according to ProFootballTalk.com.
Second opinion is back on Packers LT Bryan Bulaga: He'll have surgery to repair a torn ACL once the swelling goes down, per league source.
Bryan Bulaga (Photo Credit: Jeff Hanisch/ US PRESSWIRE)
Tell me if you have heard this before. A Green Bay Packers offensive lineman has a season ending injury and the entire offensive line has to be revamped. Unfortunately, we are hearing about it yet again. Former first round pick Bryan Bulaga missed 11 games in his first two seasons in the NFL, including the final six games...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There's nothing wrong with hoping for a miracle.
That's the official stance -- and exact quote -- of Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson in regard to the team's starting left tackle, Bryan Bulaga.
The Packers found out Monday that Bulaga suffered a torn ACL in Saturday night's intrasquad scrimmage, an injury that almost always ends...
The Green Bay Packers are the latest NFL squad to get bit by the injury bug.
The Packers lost starting left tackle Bryan Bulaga for the year with a torn ACL. Bulaga was hurt during a scrimmage according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
In that report it was stated that he initially did not show any signs of season-threatening damage after a hard spill.
Bulaga played 30 snaps...
With Bryan Bulaga out for the season, the Green Bay Packers will give rookie David Bakhtiari, the first shot at replacing him at left tackle.
Revamped offensive line has Bakhtiari at left tackle and Newhouse at right to open practice.
— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) August 6, 2013
I find it interesting that the Packers are giving a rookie the first chance to protect Aaron Rodgers’...
The Green Bay Packers suffered some unfortunate news on Sunday.
Packers starting left tackle Bryan Bulaga suffered a torn ACL during Saturday night’s intra-squad scrimmage. Bulaga didn’t miss a rep, but he complained about a problem with the knee after the practice.
Bulaga, who was a first round pick in 2010, was moved from right tackle to left tackle during the offseason...
Bay Packers fear left tackle Bryan Bulaga may be out for the season with a torn
knee ligament, according to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The
injury occurred at some point during Saturday’s intra-squad scrimmage at
Lambeau Field. Bulaga reported the injury to the Packers’ training staff once he
was inside the locker room. The team then ran tests on the...
The Green Bay Packers got awful news Sunday night as sources are now reporting that left tackle Bryan Bulaga will miss the entire 2013 season with a torn ACL. He injured the knee early in Saturday night’s intra-squad scrimmage but didn’t miss a play. He later complained of discomfort in the locker room and was checked out by trainers. The 24-year-old Bulaga has played right tackle...
So who should the Green Bay Packers start at Left Tackle in place of Bryan Bulaga? Yesterday new TSB contributor Ian Culver evaluated four possible candidates from the Green Bay O Line, and now we look at the top three, and then Ian makes his pick.
3. Derrick Sherrod
At A Glance: 6-6, 321 lbs. Third year out of Mississippi State. 1st round draft pick in 2011.
Who He Is: Derrick...
Channeling the will and strength of Patriots Pro Bowl guard
Logan Mankins, Packers left tackle, Bryan Bulaga, intended to play the 2013
season on a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Bulaga suffered the torn ACL early in Saturday night’s intra-squad
scrimmage. Playing on a torn ACL in the
NFL is rare, especially for an offensive lineman, but it has happened
Yesterday had more downs than ups for fans of the Green Bay Packers. Primarily, receiving the news that starting LT Bryan Bulaga is done for the season with a torn ACL sustained in the Family Night scrimmage on Saturday.What was going to be a challenging experiment -- essentially flipping the offensive lineman from one side to the other -- became even more so with the loss of Bulaga...
After touching base about the big news about Bryan Bulaga and Vince Young, the guys from Packerpedia take a look at some of the key takeaways from the Family Night scrimmage. They also explore an unorthodox theory about how the team’s approach to the running game may be evolving.
Listen using the player below or download the podcast from the Packers Talk Radio Network on Itunes...
Chang was sick and Rob had the squirts, so we’re a day late (sorry), but here to give our take on the latest from Packers training camp. In this episode we discuss Mason Crosby, Vince Young, Bryan Bulaga’s injury, ask “Is the sky falling?” and get a first hand account of Family Night from Colleen.”
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