Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 6/22/13
Veteran Marshall Newhouse will compete for the starting job at right tackle in 2013 It took too long, but the Green Bay Packers finally did the right thing when it comes to the offensive line. Moving Bryan Bulaga to left tackle won’t make this group the second coming of the Hogs, but it should make things a lot better. There’s a reason teams play their best tackle on the left side. The former Iowa star should allow Aaron Rodgers to feel a bit more comfortable in the pocket, and even more importantly, he should give the league’s premier quarterback an extra split-second to scan the field. But what excites me most about the move is what it could mean for Marshall Newhouse, the former left tackle who’ll now compete to replace Bulaga on the right side. As I’ve been saying since the first time I watched the ex-TCU star don a Green Bay uniform, right tackle is where he belongs. Newhouse simply doesn’t have the physical skills to be a reliable left tackle. He doesn’t bend his knees and dro...
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