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2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Guards/Centers (part three)

As I said Wednesday afternoon, I had to break up my guards/centers post into two parts.

Well, here is part two, focusing on a few other centers in this year’s draft.

Matt Tennant, Boston College

The numbers: 6-feet, 4-inches, 285 pounds…recently turned 23 years old…32 1/4 inch arm length…27 bench press reps at the combine…second team All ACC and a [...]

Third game versus Peyton highlights Pack’s preseason slate

While we’re still waiting for the announcement of the 2010 regular season schedule (something that should happen within the next two weeks), the Green Bay Packers found out who they’ll face in the preseason Wednesday afternoon.

The highlight of the schedule comes on Thursday, Aug. 26, as the Pack will battle Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis [...]

2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Guards/Centers (part two)

With the two big names at guard/center – Idaho’s Mike Iupati and Florida’s Maurkice Pouncey – already sufficiently covered, we’ll use these next two posts to talk about a handful of other guards/centers who could be selected by the Green Bay Packers a bit later on in the draft. As Adam said earlier, interior o-line is a [...]

2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Guards/Centers

No red flags or serious holes in his game and looks like to be a protypical fit in the zone blocking scheme. If there is a run on tackles, looks for the Packers to take a strong, hard look at Pouncey. [...]

2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Offensive tackle (part four)

Spring is in the air.  The temps are warming.  The bulky, winter clothes are dwindling.  And sometimes true beauty that is covered all winter is finally revealed.

Okay, okay, maybe I should leave my poetry session for another day, but the point I am getting at is that sometimes true gems take a little while to [...]

2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Offensive tackle (part three)

Okay, so we’ve covered the tackles who are considered “first round talents.” But let’s be honest - anyone could have done that.

For our second (and final) day of discussing offensive tackles, we’ll be focusing on two groups: second/third round talents and mid-to-late-round gems.

First up are some players who could be had in the second or third [...]

2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Offensive tackle (part two)

We believe right now there are five legit first round prospects that the Packers could be [...]

2010 NFL Draft scouting profiles: Offensive tackle

Without further adieu, here is part one of our look at the top tackle prospects. [...]

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Thanks to my dad for the brilliant catch. Now, the Star Tribune has been through a host of layoffs lately, so this could be a casualty of a thinner copy desk. But I don’t know — there might be a larger, more nefarious and more delicious plot at work here.

For one, it harkens back to [...]

Head's up: Draft coverage starts next week

We’re ready.


As of now, we are 27 days away from the NFL Draft (Apr. 22-24). The draft is always an important event, and it’s even more so for the Green Bay Packers this year as they sit oh-so-close to being a Super Bowl contender. Three good days in April, this time around, and the Pack could very [...]