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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

Key matchup: Packers' offensive line vs. Giants' defensive line

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Packers’ offensive line vs. the Giants’ defensive line in the Week 12 Sunday-night game.

Bulaga's injury hurts Packers big-time

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Of all the Packers' season-ending injuries so far this season, the latest one suffered by ORT Bryan Bulaga is considered the most devastating.

Packers extend OLG Lang

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Packers signed starting OLG T.J. Lang to a four-year extension, Lang’s agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter.

Rams pursuing WR Simpson

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Despite his recent conviction on a felony drug charge, ex-Bengals WR Jerome Simpson is being courted by the Rams and several other teams, according to this week's Whispers.

Giants-Packers prediction

Posted Jan. 15, 2012 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the divisional playoff showdown vs. the Giants Sunday.  

They said it: Packers divisional playoff edition

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches in advance of the team's playoff opener vs. the Giants this Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers, who has 10 sacks this season, has the power, quickness and agility to dominate against Packers OLT Marshall Newhouse.

They said it: Packers Week 15 edition

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches in advance of Green Bay's Week 15 game vs. the Chiefs in Kansas City this Sunday.  

Robison fined $20,000 for kicking Lang

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Vikings DE Brian Robison was told by the NFL on Wednesday that he has been fined $20,000 for kicking Packers OL T.J. Lang in the groin in Week Seven.

Lang still feeling Robison kick

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Vikings DE Brian Robison shouldn't expect a Christmas card this winter from OT T.J. Lang, but he may see a FedEx package from the league office in his mailbox instead.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Chicago needs Henry Melton to make more of an impact in Week Three, when he'll be matched up against a solid, blue-collar group of interior offensive linemen.

Saints-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of three key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' showdown vs. the 2009 Super Bowl champion Saints at Lambeau Field Thursday evening.

Packers have high hopes for Lang, Underwood

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy thinks both OL T.J. Lang and CB Brandon Underwood could make major strides in their second season.


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.