Tag Archives: T.J. Lang

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Ted Left O-Line Vulnerable

Why did I bang the drum so loudly in September for the Packers to sign free agent center Fernando Velasco? You got the answer to that question on Thanksgiving when…

Lang Primed For Big 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…

How Will O-Line Look Next Season?

There are a lot of questions that need to be answered between now and the start of training camp. One of them deals with the offensive line. There could be…

Offensive Line Mess Could’ve Been Avoided

I, a blogger who knows more about F. Scott Fitzgerald than Larry Fitzgerald, saw this coming months ago. How one of the best GMs in the National Football League didn’t…

Lang’s Future Could Be At Center

Mike McCarthy’s press conferences are usually about as exciting as watching paint dry, but the coach did say something interesting yesterday. When asked about the extension signed by T.J. Lang,…

Lang Agrees To 4-Year Extension

The Packers agreed to terms on a four-year extension with starting guard T.J. Lang on Monday. The former Eastern Michigan star, who was in the final season of his rookie…

Extending Lang Won’t Come Cheaply

How much will it cost to extend offensive lineman T.J. Lang? Plenty. Evan Mathis of the Philadelphia Eagles signed a five-year contract worth just over $25 million in March. The…

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Packers Lack Quality Depth At Guard

I didn’t think Evan Dietrich-Smith was a legitimate NFL player two summers ago. After re-watching his three starts from late last season, I’ve changed my mind. He’s definitely a legitimate…

Rodgers will likely receive a huge extension this year

Notes: Big Extensions Are Coming

The Packers will likely spend close to $200 million in the next 12 months to extend quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews. That’s why the team is being very…

Lineman has the ability to move from guard to center

Lang Could Take Center Stage

Most people are just assuming that Scott Wells’ replacement at center will come via free agency or next month’s draft, but after spending the past few days re-watching some games…

Harrell showed poise in the pocket against the Cards

REVIEW: CARDINALS AT PACKERS

Green Bay evened its preseason record at 1-1 by beating the Cardinals 28-20 at Lambeau on Friday night. More importantly, a number of young players stepped up. Here’s a quick…

Special teams coordinator needs to get the job done

SLOCUM HAS NO MORE EXCUSES

The 2010 Packers won the Super Bowl despite their special teams. While kicker Mason Crosby and punter Tim Masthay were fine, the returners had very little room to manuever and…

Rookie is first in line to replace Daryn Colledge at left guard

SHERROD FACES TOUGH TRANSITION

I understand why Derek Sherrod opened camp as the starting left guard. This year’s first-round draft choice is far and away the most talented of the contenders for the job…

Offensive lineman is finally recovered from a wrist injury

LANG SHOULD RETURN TO FORM

Players seldom regress from year one to year two unless there’s a legitimate reason. A surgically repaired wrist would be a legitimate reason. T.J. Lang, who filled in so admirably…