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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

Packers' Shields has more than surpassed expectations

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
It's hard to count the ways the Packers value their prized rookie cornerback, Sam Shields, who will play a big role on Super Bowl Sunday.

Steelers-Packers fantasy breakdown

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
In a Super Bowl that could become an aerial assault, Packers WR Greg Jennings has a chance to steal the show against the Steelers.

Greene is as intense as ever

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Kevin Greene has maintained the intensity that he displayed as a player into his current role as a Packers assistant coach.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:11 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the "Pro Football Weekly" syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers. 

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — the Steelers' outside linebackers vs. the Packers' offensive tackles.

Super Bowl notebook for Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of the top Super Bowl XLV news stories reported on by the PFW staff from Dallas on Wednesday.

Getting to know … Packers P Tim Masthay

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
In a crowded room Wednesday, special-teams coordinator Shawn Slocum reflected on P Tim Masthay's journey in the past year.

Helmets on the minds of players at Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers doesn't take for granted the difference a high-tech helmet can make in the battle against concussions.

Pouncey: I'll play in Super Bowl if I practice Friday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Injured Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey said that if he practices Friday, he can play in Super Bowl XLV.

Super Bowl XLV handicapping column

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
In his Super Bowl XLV handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening, who has 9-1 record ATS in the postseason picking games in this space, says handicappers need to sort out the material from the immaterial — and that will vary from ...

Packers QB Rodgers, Chiefs RB Charles named FedEx Air & Ground POYs

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles have been named the 2010 FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year.

Packers Super Bowl flashback

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
PFW continues to recap the Packers' previous four trips to the Super Bowl. After winning back-to-back Super Bowls I and II, the Packers claimed their third league title with a 35-21 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:18 p.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.  

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall and the Packers' linebackers in the third of six Super Bowl matchups.

Packers QB coach Clements: Rodgers’ mind sets him apart

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements has had one of the closer views of Aaron Rodgers' development in the NFL.

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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