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Green Bay Packers: 2014 Offensive Line Will Be Best of Mike McCarthy Era

Offensive line used to be a position of weakness for the Green Bay Packers. Now, after a slew of successful mid-round draft picks replenished the talent pool, Green Bay’s 2014 offensive line could be the best of the Mike McCarthy era and in his pre-training camp press conference, the man entering his ninth season as head coach, said as much. McCarthy, who can sometimes be...
Via The Packers Guru
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line

The Green Bay Packers offensive line ranked 24th last year in sacks allowed. Some of that can be contributed to Aaron Rodgers holding onto the ball too long. Some of it can be contributed to the fact Scott Tolzien and Matt Flynn were gun shy and don’t have the best pocket presence. Some of it can be contributed to the fact that they had a rookie left tackle, and a fairly inexperienced...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Packer’s 2014 Offensive Line Could be the Best of the Aaron Rodgers Era

  The Packer’s offensive line has had their issues protecting Aaron Rodgers over the years. In 2009 they gave up 51 sacks, the most in the NFL that season. In 2012, they gave up another 51 sacks, just 7 fewer than the Cardinals who led the league with 58. Since 2008,  Rodgers first year as a starter, the Packers have been in the bottom half of the league in sacks allowed every...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers training camp preview: Offensive line

  This is the fifth in a series of 14 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: OFFENSIVE LINE Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: LT - David Bakhtiari LG - Josh Sitton C - JC Tretter RG - T.J. Lang RT - Bryan Bulaga Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): *Don Barclay, *Corey Linsley,*Derek...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Why J.C. Tretter is the Key to a Dominant Offensive Line

The Green Bay Packers have not been known for having a dominant offense line the past few seasons — but if projected starting J.C. Tretter is the player the Packers believe he can be, then the biggest question facing the 2014 offensive line will be answered and a group that was once overlooked could become one of the team’s strongest units. The growth of the offensive from just...
Via The Packers Guru
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Why 2014 is a Make or Break Season for Bryan Bulaga

Last offseason, the Green Bay Packers had some big changes in mind for the offensive line. Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang switched sides and Bryan Bulaga was to move from right tackle to left tackle. Unfortunately, the Packers never got to see the experiment through as Bulaga tore his ACL during the Family Night scrimmage and was lost for the season. Now with his career at a crossroads...
Via The Packers Guru
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Analyzing Flowers claim to the cornerbacking throne

Yesterday, we examined the validity of Brandon Flowers claim of being the best cornerback in football. While Flowers had an uncharacteristic year in 2013, previous years work would likely put him in the same class as some of the league’s best. True or not, Flowers statement sent ripples through the NFL community, prompting Packers tackle, T.J. Lang, to proclaim himself the best...
Via cover32 - Chargers
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Bradford has a chance to start right away

While Packers GM Ted Thompson has been lauded for his draft success in the second round, and deservedly so, one would be remiss if they did not also credit him for his great success in round 4. Since 2008, the Green Bay Packers have selected 9 players in the 4th round of the draft. Among those players selected in the 4th round are David Bakhtiari, T.J. Lang, Josh Sitton, and Mike...
Via cover32 - Packers
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Series 2014: Grading the 2009 draft

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's common practice for media (and fans) to analyze each NFL team's draft selections just moments after the picks are made. Was this the best available player? Did it fill a need on the roster? Was it perhaps a reach to take that player at that spot? Was there a player who fit a more pressing need still on the board who got passed over? While those are...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Like Odd Pairing At A Key Position

Despite never having played a snap at center or in a NFL game, Tretter seems like a front runner for the Packers center position in 2014 During this week’s No Huddle Radio podcast, we had the pleasure of chatting with Dan Shonka of Ourlads Scouting Services about everything draft related. Of course, there were deep ties to the Green Bay Packers and what we might see from them in...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: T.J. Lang

FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. T.J. Lang, starting right guard Season stats: 17 games (all starts at right guard; played 97.7 percent of total offensive snaps), three sacks allowed, 18 QB hurries allowed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers celebrate Lions’ loss

The Green Bay Packers got the help they needed Monday night, when the Baltimore Ravens beat the Detroit Lions 18-16, to get into the playoffs. Justin Tucker’s 61-yard field goal in the game’s final minute sealed the Ravens victory, and gave the Packers a chance to win the NFC North title. The Lions dropped to 7-7, third place in the NFC North, putting the Chicago Bears (8-6)...
Via Sports-Glory
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Adjust Offensive Line, Too

If T.J. Lang can't play because of a concussion, the Packers will move Don Barclay inside and insert Marshall Newhouse at right tackle. The right side of the line gave up three sacks in the fourth quarter on Monday. Plus, the injury reports and much more from Thursday.
Via gnb.scout.com
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lang Primed For Big Season

Veteran offensive lineman T.J. Lang played hurt for most of last season The Green Bay Packers need young players to step up if they expect to be a force come January, but that won’t be enough. They also need a bunch of veterans to perform better than they did a year ago. Jermichael Finley, T.J. Lang, B.J. Raji, A.J. Hawk, Tramon Williams and Mason Crosby immediately come to mind...
Via Packer Update
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang reacts to Greg Jennings signing with Vikings

Tweet   Between 2006-2012 Greg Jennings won a Super Bowl, made two Pro Bowl appearances, and racked up 425 receptions, 6,537 yards, and 53 touchdowns for the Green Bay Packers. Next season he’ll be suiting up for the NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings after agreeing to a five-year contract. Since 2009 T.J. Lang has been [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers’ T.J. Lang takes a jab at the Lions free agent moves

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang took a jab at the Detroit Lions for all the moves they’ve been making so far during free agency. So do the lions get hats and t shirts for winning the off season NFC north title? — TJ Lang (@TJLang70) March 14, 2013 Lang then responded to the backlash he started receiving Man people sure do get worked up over some football jokes...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

TJ Lang takes a shot at the Detroit Lions

Green Bay Packers offensive guard TJ Lang has been known for taking shots at people on Twitter, and rose to fame after the replacement ref incident.  On Wednesday, he decided that he had heard enough about all the moves the Detroit Lions were making and decided to fire a shot at them. So do the lions get hats and t shirts for winning the off season NFC north title? — TJ Lang ...
Via Diehardsport
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Lang pokes fun at Lions on Twitter

Michigan native and Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang is having some fun at the expense of his hometown Detroit Lions. After a busy Wednesday in which the Lions signed running back Reggie Bush, safety Glover Quin and defensive lineman Jason Jones, Lang joked about the Packers' division rival. "So do the lions get hats and t shirts for winning the off season...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Lang pokes fun at Lions on Twitter

Michigan native and Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang is having some fun at the expense of his hometown Detroit Lions. After a busy Wednesday in which the Lions signed running back Reggie Bush, safety Glover Quin and defensive lineman Jason Jones, Lang joked about the Packers' division rival. "So do the lions get hats and t shirts for winning the off season...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Lineman T.J. Lang Takes Shot At Lions Free Agent Signings

The Detroit Lions got busy on Wednesday jumping into the free agency fray and trying to position themselves to be a factor in the NFC North in 2013. They got their man in Reggie Bush, and finished the day off well by signing Glover Quin.  One particular Green Packer was not impressed, and went out of his way to let everyone know they should slow down before crowning the Lions in...
Via Thacover2
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Lineman T.J. Lang Takes Shot At Lions Free Agent Signings

The Detroit Lions got busy on Wednesday jumping into the free agency fray and trying to position themselves to be a factor in the NFC North in 2013. They got their man in Reggie Bush, and finished the day off well by signing Glover Quin.  One particular Green Packer was not impressed, and went out of his way to let everyone know they should slow down before crowning the Lions in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

TJ Lang mocks Detroit Lions for being offseason champs

TJ Lang became the target of Lions fans’ ire after mocking the rival team over Twitter Wednesday. The Green Bay Packers offensive lineman took a few swipes at Detroit for its offseason moves, sending the following tweets: So who’s winning the march Super Bowl so far? Sweet. #irrelevant — TJ Lang (@TJLang70) March 14, 2013 So do the lions get hats and t shirts for winning the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss
OFFSEASON CHAMPS

Packers OL pokes fun at Lions

Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang poked fun at the Detroit Lions over his Twitter account. See what inspired his jokes.

Via Helmet2Helmet
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: G T.J. Lang

Today is the 27th day of FOX Sports Wisconsin Packers writer Paul Imig's offseason evaluations of every player on Green Bay's roster.Click here for all of Paul's previous evaluationsand come back every day through mid-March for Paul's in-depth film and statistical analysis. Coming up soon: Today:G T.J. Lang Sunday, Feb. 24:LB Jamari Lattimore Monday, Feb. 25:LB Terrell...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers cheerleader battles online bullying

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- One Green Bay Packers cheerleader has decided to take a stand against online bullying. Kaitlyn Collins noticed that a picture of her was posted to a Chicago Bears Fan page on Facebook earlier this week with a caption of: "Like if You Agree The Packers Have the Worst Cheerleaders in the NFL!" It got plenty of reaction, reaching 3,500 likes and 600-plus...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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