(Eds: Incorporates FBN--Packers-Finley. With AP Photos.) Marshall Newhouse isn't taking anything for granted.
The third-year offensive lineman enters training camp as the Green Bay Packers' starting left tackle after starting 13 games last season and with his primary competition, 2011 first-round pick Derek Sherrod, injured.
Newhouse made it clear Friday that he doesn't have the job clinched, even if he has the confidence of coach Mike McCarthy; quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his linemates.
All of that gives him more confidence that he can be the man who protects the blind side of the NFL MVP.
''My confidence with Marshall grows every time I see him practice and perform,'' McCarthy said. ''(I think a) pretty good indicator is the quarterback has a lot of confidence in him. Aaron has a lot of confidence, and that's important, because Aaron is in the huddle. He has a very good feel looking in guys' eyes during the course of the game.''
Rodgers spoke highly of him late last season....