Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/12/13
He’s the youngest NFL offensive lineman to be his team’s new leader, but the 6-foot-3, 318-pound Josh Sitton is just that. Sitton was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 4th round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He will be the oldest player on one of the league's youngest units. The 27-year-old Sitton enters the 2013 season as the Packers’ most experienced offensive lineman, a position with an average age of 23.8 years. To say it’s an adjustment for Sitton would be an understatement: “Yeah, it’s different man,” Sitton said, via Weston Hodkiewicz of Packers News. “I remember just a couple years ago, there were three or four guys older than me and now I’m the oldest. It’s definitely different, but I’m taking that leadership role and really trying to coach up these young guys and make sure we have enough depth, enough guys who can play.” On a line that gave up 51 sacks in 2012, Sitton was moved from the right guard position to the left side to help protect the franchise - Aaron R
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Odell Beckham pretends to pee like a dog after scoring TD

Jerry Jones explains why he opposes national anthem protests

Marcus Cooper pulls a Leon Lett after blocked field goal

Jadeveon Clowney does the Gronk spike after defensive touchdown

LeGarrette Blount tramples Giants defenders on first-down run

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Whitney Mercilus sacks Tom Brady, Jadeveon Clowney recovers for TD

Aldon Smith reaches plea deal in DUI case, avoids jail time

WATCH: Duke Johnson scores on brilliant 19-yard run

He's back! Jamaal Charles scores first Broncos TD

LeSean McCoy stretched during national anthem

Patriots fans booed, yelled ‘stand up!’ at kneeling players

Sports & Politics Intersect: Mayor Garcetti rolls back the NFL red carpet

The 'Greatest Show temporarily not on turf' quiz

Separating MLS playoff contenders from pretenders

WNBA Finals preview: Lynx look for revenge against Sparks

The 'Chris Sale joins an elite club' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: The home runs just keep on coming

Building on the NFL's positive changes beyond 2017

NFL Week 3 predictions

The 'MLB is as powerful as ever' quiz

After a decade in the WNBA, MVP Sylvia Fowles is ready for the spotlight

College football 2017 Week 4 predictions

10 teams that can unseat the Warriors in 2018

Packers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Sports & Politics Intersect: Mayor Garcetti rolls back the NFL red carpet

The 'Greatest Show temporarily not on turf' quiz

Separating MLS playoff contenders from pretenders

WNBA Finals preview: Lynx look for revenge against Sparks

Three Up, Three Down: The home runs just keep on coming

The 'Chris Sale joins an elite club' quiz

Building on the NFL's positive changes beyond 2017

NFL Week 3 predictions

After a decade in the WNBA, MVP Sylvia Fowles is ready for the spotlight

The 'MLB is as powerful as ever' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker