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The 5 Most Versatile Packers

When building a roster, the Packers have it a lot better than most teams. Despite having superior talent than a majority of the NFL, they also have the versatility that opponents only dream of. With so many players able to play all over the field in numerous roles, that gives Mike McCarthy and his staff a chance to keep some of the more developmental players on the roster, allowing...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers 2015 Preview: Why the Green Bay O-Line is Among NFL’s Best

Since the day that Mike McCarthy became the head coach of the Green Bay Packers back in 2006, he said he wanted to play a physical brand of football. Only, until recently, the Packers didn’t have the horses up front to make it happen. But, with some smart draft choices and solid development, McCarthy’s offensive line is now one of NFL’s elite. And one reason why McCarthy has...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Players Show Excitement For Training Camp On Twitter

We’re just a mere hours away from training camp beginning for the Green Bay Packers and it’s fans. Packer players took to Twitter a few days before camp is set to begin to tweet about the upcoming camp. Feels good to be back in Green Bay… — Damarious Randall (@RandallTime) July 25, 2015 We back to the fun stuff!! — Tay (@GloverWright) July 29, 2015 Hello Wisconsin...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers players land nomination for Teen Choice Award

It's not a Lombardi Trophy, but a handful of Green Bay Packers could come away with some hardware for their part in the movie "Pitch Perfect 2," which came out in theaters last May. The five Packers who appear in the film have been nominated for a Teen Choice Award.Linebacker Clay Matthews and offensive linemen Josh Sitton, David Bakhtiari, T.J. Lang and Don Barclay—as well...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL's top ten guards

We continue our offseason dead-time series with the oft-forgotten guys in the middle. Not the ones who snap the ball or the ones who man the edges. Those other guys. Here are the 10 best guards in the NFL… 1. Marshal Yanda, Baltimore Ravens — It’s amazing it took this long for the four-time Pro Bowler to finally achieve All-Pro status. He’s clearly the best in the game...
Via This Given Sunday
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sitton + Lang = Offensive Versatility for Packers

Back when soon-to-be Hall of Fame GM Ron Wolf was running the Green Bay Packers, he drafted Mike Wahle, a guard out of Navy, in the 1996 supplemental draft. Two years later, he selected Marco Rivera, a guard out of Penn State in the sixth round. It is amazing how Wahle and Rivera allowed an average of 14-27 sacks per year while they were in Green Bay.That was, until newly acquired...
Via Pro Football Spot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoarding Money For 2017

Many fans are surprised the Packers are $15 million under the salary cap, and are anxiously waiting for general manager Ted Thompson to spend that money. Well, don’t hold your breath. With 60 percent of his offensive line (left tackle David Bakhtiari and guards Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang) and star running back Eddie Lacy eligible for free agency in 2017, expect Thompson to hoard...
Via Packers Notes
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers miss practice to go skeet shooting

Packers.comGreen Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy gave his team a day off of minicamp practice traveled to Little Creek Lodge for a clay shooting excursion. “This is awesome. This is a great time to get out here with your teammates, really put football away for a day and just have fun with each other,” fullback John Kuhn said to Packers.com. “We worked really hard this...
Via Sports-Glory
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Positional Spending

During a time when there is not much Green Bay Packers news to write about I thought it would be interesting to break down the team’s salary cap. Here’s what the Packers will be spending by position this season in comparison to the rest of the NFL. Quarterback: $20.38 million (5th) Running Back: $3.2 million (31st) Wide Receiver: $12.79 million (21st) Tight End: $3.37 million...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Want to Hear Clay Mathews and the Green Bay Packers O-Line Sing Bootylicious?

It is not unusual to see football players make cameo appearances in television shows and movies. However, what you don't see too often is a bunch of tough guys doing a little song and dance--literally.That is exactly what a handful of Green Bay Packers (Linebacker Clay Matthews, offensive linemen T.J. Lang, Don Barclay, Josh Sitton, David Bakhtiari and quarterback Aaron Rodgers'...
Via FatManWriting
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Never Too Early To Plan Ahead

The Green Bay Packers’ offensive line is set through 2016, but then things figure to get very interesting. As of now, left tackle David Bakhtiari, left guard Josh Sitton and right guard T.J. Lang are scheduled to become free agents after that season. It’s highly unlikely all three will be re-signed. So who’s the most likely to go? Well, let’s start with who’s the most...
Via Packers Notes
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back at the 2009 Green Bay Packers Draft

Apologies for the delay between articles, Drake has kept me extremely busy with broadcasting and writing there as well. But without further ado, we have arrived in 2009, which was coincidentally my senior year of high school and a great year for Ted Thompson and the Packers in April. The season before however, not so much. With Aaron Rodgers entrenched as the starter, the Pack struggled...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

T.J. Lang 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

Packers OL T.J. Lang1) Introduction: T.J. Lang is perhaps one of the most unknown and under-appreciated offensive linemen in the NFL when using his performance as the metric. With this being his second season as the starting right guard (he previously started at left guard from 2011-2012), it was his best season as a professional. He has a vicious mean streak and likes to maul...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

TJ Lang: Suh wanted to fight me after stepping on Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang says Ndamukong Suh was so charged up in the Week 17 game between the teams that the Lions defensive lineman challenged him to a fight. Lang was on the radio Friday with 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit and said Suh stepping on teammate Aaron Rodgers led to their...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers: A Resurgent Offensive Line Gives Green Bay A Legit Shot at Beating Seattle

When the Green Bay Packers took on the Seahawks in Week 1 of the NFL season, the offensive line wasn’t built to handle Seattle’s overpowering defense. The Packers started a rookie center and early in the game were forced to use a backup right tackle due to injury. The results at times were disastrous. A sack on a key fourth down given up by a backup tackle. Then later another...
Via The Packers Guru
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Out of the Pocket: Bird Hunting

Jump in with the hot mess express known as the Pocketeers as they breathe a sigh of relief and review the playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys. Covering such topics as Aaron Rodgers taking down the ‘boys defense with one calf tied behind his back, TJ Lang defending his own and drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the process, the Dez Bryant...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Made Lambeau Field Fun for Fans

The feel within Lambeau Field yesterday was palpable. Without doubt, it had the feel of championship football. It was of course, and it didn’t disappoint. A stadium record 79,704 hearty soles packed themselves into venerable Lambeau Field to watch a game featuring two iconic teams slugging it out to advance in the Super Bowl Tournament. On this day the better team, The Green Bay...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: T.J. Lang ignites tussle in Cowboys/Packers game with late hit

The outspoken T.J. Lang of the Packers took his edge to the field this afternoon with a hit on Dallas’ Nick Hayden. The hit came in retaliation to Davante Adams getting mobbed by Cowboys after his forward progress was stopped in the red. No one got thrown out as no punches were thrown however Lang was […]
Via The Majors National
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hit By Green Bay Packers Offensive Lineman T.J. Lang Sparks Nice Brawl

When you are an offensive lineman you have one primary function on the field--destroy defensive players. That's likely what was going through the mind of Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang when he made the hit he made hear. He was just a wee bit late in doing so and it ended up costing his team 15-yards.On a different note--hats off to Lang's fellow lineman David Bakhtiari...
Via FatManWriting
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brawl breaks out in Cowboys-Packers game

Renewing a rivalry that saw these two teams go at it in previous eras, the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers found themselves in the middle of a major scrum in their NFC Playoff matchup on Sunday afternoon. And its impact on the game was real. Instead of third and one at the seven, the penalty on Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang set them back to a third and 16. After gaining...
Via Sportsnaut
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Packers get pushy following third quarter play (GIF)

A third and one turned into a third and 16 after Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang was called for unnecessary roughness after taking a cheap shot at Nick Hayden of the Cowboys. Following Lang’s hit both the Cowboys and Packers broke out pushing and shoving one another. Since no punches were thrown by any team only Lang was called for a penalty.
Via Tireball.com
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers have loftier goals than simply winning NFC North

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The atmosphere in the Green Bay Packers locker room was very workmanlike in the aftermath of winning the NFC North with Sunday's win over Detroit. At least that was the case once reporters were in the area. It was the same way Monday when players finished with team meetings. A division title is always a big deal in the NFL, but the effect of this being the fourth...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 17 vs. Detroit Lions

New Injuries Hey check that out, no new injuries.  Statistics finally smiles on the Packers as they regress to the mean and have a less injury filled season. Continuing Injuries Clay Matthews: Matthews suffered a biceps injury against the Bills and was a limited participant during last weeks practice.  It didn’t seem to matter all that much as Matthews played 45 out of 49 defensive...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Stopping Suh

The strength of the Packers offensive line is the interior. With guards, Josh Sitton, T.J. Lang and center, Corey Linsley. The strength of the Packers offense will go up against one of the best defensive tackles in the league on Sunday. Ndamukong Suh is playing some of his best football of his career in 2014. In the past three games Suh has recorded four sacks and 14 tackles. In...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Dec. 18 Packers mailbag:

It's time for this week's edition of Packers Mailbag . . . Q. Should The special teams coaches be worried about their jobs? -- Louie, Menomonie Q. What can the Packers do to fix the special teams problems? -- Dennis, Beloit Q. what is the problem with special teams? blocking, players or coaches or all of the above? -- Brody Q. What is up with special teams? why so many blunders?...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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