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Spring Back in Clifton's Step

LT Chad Clifton (Otto Greule Jr/Getty)

The veteran left tackle bares little resemblance to the worn-down, ailing Chad Clifton of last season. After surgeries to repair both knees and both shoulders, Clifton appears primed for a bounce-back season.

That Chad Clifton who started 15 games at left tackle last season? Not the same Chad Clifton who started for the Packers on Saturday night against Cleveland. Sure, both wear No. 76. Sure, both protect the quarterback's blind side from left tackle. Sure, both have a hint of that Tennessee drawl despite spending a decade well north of the Mason-Dixon Line. But trust me, this Chad Clifton and...

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