Green Bay Packers Offensive Line Developing Depth in 2010

July 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Offensive lineman are arguably the most underrated players on the field, that is, until your quarterback is being thrown around like a rag doll. We all see the big plays, but rarely do we hear about the men who make them all possible. 2009 Packers Offensive Line Stats included 51 sacks allowed, and 93 QB hits. The Green Bay Packers used over 20 different combinations of offensive lineman last season, making it nearly impossible to develop any kind of chemistry. If Rodgers doesn't feel comfortable with his own protection, he's liable to make unnecessary mistakes. It all starts with the big men upfront. If you can't open holes for your running game or keep your quarterback upright, you're destined for failure. Here's a prime example: In the first half of the season, the Packers offensive line gave up 37 sacks and the team had a 4-4 record, including a shameful loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In the second half of the season, the Packers offensive line gave up 14 sacks ...

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