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Lang, McDonald Could Be Future Starters On Offensive Line

After the Green Bay Packers’ loss to the Atlanta Falcons, we were quick to point out the offensive line’s ineffectual run blocking. It was pretty clear after the loss that everyone not named Josh Sitton was struggling in the running game and the stats backed it up. The Packers showed improvement against an inferior opponent […]

Packers Offensive Line Hyped, But They’re Really Not That Good

Josh Sitton

The Green Bay Packers offensive line has been getting a lot of positive hype this season, primarily because they’ve kept quarterback Aaron Rodgers off his ass, for the most part. Indeed, the Packers offensive line has improved in pass protection. They’ve allowed only 21 sacks so far this year, which is the 12th fewest in […]

Packers Offensive Line Has Become A Strength

No one would have considered the Green Bay Packers offensive line a strength last season, particularly in the first half. Part of the reason was the ineffectiveness of right tackle Allen Barbre, who was eventually replaced by Mark Tauscher. Another factor was injuries. Chad Clifton missed several games, forcing left guard Daryn Colledge and later […]

Colledge Has Inside Track At Left Guard

Daryn Colledge

Despite his terrible 2009 season, Green Bay Packers left guard Daryn Colledge appears to have the inside track on the left guard spot he was supposed to compete with Jason Spitz for. As much as anything, the situation seems to be a symptom of the coaching staff shuffling Spitz between multiple positions, which is something […]

Newhouse Could Spell The End For Colledge Or Spitz

Marshall Newhouse

I can’t say I was overly impressed with the selection of TCU’s Marshall Newhouse, who the Green Bay Packers selected with their second fifth-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Newhouse played left tackle in college, but projects as a guard in the NFL. With Josh Sitton entrenched at right guard, Jason Spitz and Daryn […]

Jason Spitz Signs His Tender

Jason Spitz

The news isn’t earth-shattering, but Green Bay Packers’ offensive lineman and restricted free agent Jason Spitz has signed his tender and reported for the team’s offseason program. The deal will pay him $1.76 million for the 2010 season. Spitz will compete with Daryn Colledge – also a restricted free agent – for the starting left […]

Packers Offensive Line In Flux, Lang Still Doesn’t Have A Home

T.J. Lang

The Green Bay Packers have more than a few questions along the offensive line entering the season. One of them is where second-year man T.J. Lang will play. While most of us expect him to compete for and eventually take over the right tackle spot, Packers’ coach Mike McCarthy doesn’t necessarily agree. “There’s a difference […]

Was 2004 Packers’ Worst Draft Ever?

Ahmad Carroll

2004 wasn’t exactly what you’d call a banner year for the Green Bay Packers in terms of personnel decisions, but I didn’t realize just how bad it was until I saw Football Outsiders’ six years later review of the 2004 NFL Draft. Unlike all the jokers who try to rate a draft class before any […]

Colledge Not the Sharpest Knife in the Drawer

Daryn Colledge

No one is ever going to confuse an offensive lineman with an electrical engineer, but Green Bay Packers guard Daryn Colledge could take stupidity to a new level. College, who is a restricted free agent, wasn’t happy the Packers tendered him at the second-round level and now he’s apparently considering staying away from offseason activities […]

Most of Packers Offensive Line Under Scrutiny This Offseason

Packers offensive line

With the way the Green Bay Packers offensive line performed during the 2009 season, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that three of the five spots are likely to be in flux this offseason. Chad Clifton’s left tackle spot was a weakness for most of the season and right tackle was a major problem until […]

Five Reasons To Be Excited About The Green Bay Packers

Its hard to ignore how this guy has rebounded. Photo: Tony Ding

Yesterday, we took a look at five reasons not to be excited about the Green Bay Packers, making the argument that the team has major flaws that may haunt them down the stretch and into the playoffs. That said, we fully expect the Green Bay Packers to make the playoffs. However, this isn’t a team […]

Packers Sack Total Likely to Increase, But Cowboys Aren’t All That

This week, the Green Bay Packers will face a stouter defensive foe than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in the form of the Dallas Cowboys. During the Cowboys current four-game winning streak, it has been their defense that has stepped up after not playing up to expectations during the beginning of the season. That’s bad news […]

Predictions: Packers vs. Vikings

Total Packers takes a look at today’s Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings game and offers their predictions. Monty: Forget about Brett Favre for a second. This game comes down to two things: turnovers and pressure. If the Packers can win the turnover battle and keep Aaron Rodgers off the ground, they’ll win going away. The […]

Injuries May Help Packers Find Their Real Offensive Line

It’s been well documented. The Green Bay Packers have struggled on the offensive line this season. The Packers offensive linemen have given up an inordinate amount of sacks (25), committed far too many penalties and haven’t done much to help the struggling ground game. That is, until they played the Cleveland Browns last Sunday. The […]

Packers’ Preseason Finale and What It Meant

The Green Bay Packers went into Nashville last night and largely stunk up the joint, getting drubbed by the Tennessee Titans, 27-13. The No. 1 offense played only one series, and the No. 1 defense did about the same, although linebackers Nick Barnett, Clay Matthews and Jeremy Thompson – all of whom saw their first […]

Packers Offensive Line Set

Daryn Colledge

True to his word the Packers offensive line wouldn’t be a work in progress like it was during the 2008 season, coach Mike McCarthy has chosen his starting unit. They are, from left to right, Chad Clifton, Daryn Colledge, Jason Spitz, Josh Sitton, and Allen Barbre. Sptiz, Sitton and Barbre are all new starters at […]

Packers Big Offseason Continues With Duke Preston Signing

Duke. Duke. Duke. Duke of...

Duke. Duke. Duke. Duke of… Yes, the Green Bay Packers have been busy this offseason. Doing what? We’re not really sure. However, they did make a splash (like the kind a pebble makes in the Pacific) late last week by signing former Buffalo Bills guard/center Duke Preston. Preston signed for two years. This follows Ted […]