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Improving guard positions a high priority

Daryn Colledge

While many starting positions on the team are solidified, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy recently indicated that both guard positions will be up for grabs.

Head coach Mike McCarthy didn't give his group of young offensive guards a ringing endorsement at the NFL owners meetings last week in Palm Beach, Fla. McCarthy stressed that the run blocking in the interior of the line has to get better heading into next season. "As a whole, this group (of linemen) is one of the better pass-protection units in the league, in my opinion, and one of the...

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