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T.J. Lang

T.J. Lang - #70 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 318 lbs.
Birthday 09/20/1987
Birthplace Royal Oak, MI
College Eastern Michigan
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 9th pick by Packers

Many similarities between Steelers, Packers

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Although both teams have a good mix of youth and experience, don't be surprised if one of the veteran leaders makes the game-winning play.

Key coaches for the Packers' and Steelers' defensive staffs

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
Taking a closer look at some key coaches on the defensive staffs of the Packers and the Steelers.

Packers' Friday practice report

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Following the Packers' final full practice, head coach Mike McCarthy characterized his team as "loose but confident," according to a pool report filed by Jim Trotter.

Steelers set to go without Pouncey, Smith

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice session, moving on with the news that neither C Maurkice Pouncey nor DE Aaron Smith would be able to play Sunday.

McCarthy talks motivational tactics Friday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Packers coach Mike McCarthy talked about the weather, motivational tactics and more in his final press conference before Sunday's Super Bowl.

McCarthy would be 'shocked' if injured Driver does not play Sunday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver will be held out of practice again Friday, but he's expected to play in the Super Bowl, head coach Mike McCarthy said Friday.

They Said It: Super Bowl edition

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Quotes from some of the key Steelers and Packers players and coaches leading up to Super Bowl XLV.

Steelers' offensive line answers critics, opens holes

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Steelers' O-line once more is being questioned. But if it wins a Super Bowl, after everything it has endured, the critics will be silenced.

Tomlin: 'I'm a robot'

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave his final press conference before Super Bowl XLV and issued one memorable statement.

Packers Super Bowl flashback

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
PFW continues to recap the Packers' previous four trips to the Super Bowl. The Packers were victorious in their first three Super Bowl apperances, but their luck ran out in Super Bowl XXXII as they were defeated by the Broncos.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
Every other day leading up to Super Sunday, the Pro Football Weekly Packers team app presents a handful of interesting factoids on this year’s NFC champs on a broad variety of levels.  

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
In the fifth of six Super Bowl matchups we're highlighting, we examine how the Steelers' wide receivers match up with the Packers' defensive backs.

Roethlisberger lights up practice

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
According to the NFL's pool report, QB Ben Roethlisberger was hot during practice on Thursday during the Steelers' practice at Texas Christian University.

Packers 60-second rant: Weather creates Super headache

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush reflects on the weather — both down in Dallas and in his home base of Chicago — before offering a bold Super Sunday prediction.

Bulaga says Packers’ chaplain a scary movie buff

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
A peculiar conversation during Super Bowl week came Thursday when Packers ORT Bryan Bulaga spoke about the team's Catholic chaplain.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 14, 2012
Lang is back after missing last weekend's game with an ankle injury.||||||| Lang had been moved to right tackle after Bryan Bulaga suffered a season-ending hip injury last month. Don Barclay starts at right tackle.
Posted Dec. 09, 2012
Lang is active for Sunday night's game against the Detroit Lions.||||||| Packers coach Mike McCarthy had indicated they were preparing to start undrafted rookie Don Barclay at right tackle because of Lang's ankle injury. Lang was injured last week against Minnesota, and was limited Friday after sitting out practice the previous two days.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
The Green Bay Packers are playing short-handed again with Lang and Jordy Nelson out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.||||||| Lang hurt his ankle in the second quarter. Lang's injury is a costly loss for an already thin offensive line. Lang started the first nine games at left guard before moving over to right tackle after Bryan Bulaga suffered a season-ending hip injury. Undrafted rookie Don Barclay replaced Lang.
Posted Aug. 13, 2012
Lang has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Green Bay Packers.||||||| Lang, a fourth-round pick out of Eastern Michigan in the 2009 NFL draft, became a full-time starter last season and is considered a key cog in one of the NFL's most productive offenses. He started 15 games at left guard and one at right tackle in 2011, after an injury to regular right tackle Bryan Bulaga.

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