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With Line, Packers Lean Toward Left Tackles

LG T.J. Lang (Jeff Hanisch/USP)

Most of the Packers' linemen played left tackle in college, including starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga and left guard T.J. Lang. "You've got a guy that's already been in the fire and understands the importance of protection," offensive line coach James Campen said.

Bryan Bulaga, a former first-round draft pick and top-tier NFL starter, has something in common with Evan Dietrich-Smith, a former undrafted free agent and NFL backup. Both played left tackle in college before finding a home elsewhere with the Green Bay Packers. They're not alone. Of the Packers' 17 offensive linemen, 13 of them played left tackle in college. "Maybe it's coincidence or whatever...

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