Packers sign first-rounder Bulaga

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Packers announced Friday morning that they have signed OT Bryan Bulaga, their first-round selection in the 2010 draft. According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the deal is for $14.75 million over five years with $8.76 million guaranteed.

Bulaga’s signing marks the first time since Russ Ball took over as contract negotiator in 2008 that the Packers will have every player in camp. Ryan Grant ('08) and B.J. Raji ('09) each missed time during training camps due to contract impasses.

In PFW's 2010 Draft Preview, personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki wrote that Bulaga, who is the projected backup to veteran starting OLT Chad Clifton entering training camp, was a “solid technician who possesses the athletic ability and balance coveted in a blind-side protector along with the physicality and playing temperament highly desired on the right side.”


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