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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

Players

T.J. Lang
G #70
Height:
6-4
Weight:
318
Age:
26
College:
Eastern Michigan
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2013):

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16
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16
Career Stats
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TOTAL 75 50
2013 GB 16 16
2012 GB 15 15
2011 GB 16 16
2010 GB 12 0
2009 GB 16 3
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @SF L 28-34
2 WAS W 38-20
3 @CIN L 30-34
5 DET W 22-9
6 @BAL W 19-17
7 CLE W 31-13
8 @MIN W 44-31
9 CHI L 20-27
10 PHI L 13-27
11 @NYG L 13-27
12 MIN L 26-26
13 @DET L 10-40
14 ATL W 22-21
15 @DAL W 37-36
16 PIT L 31-38
17 @CHI W 33-28

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Biography

  • His 31 starts over the past two seasons are the most by a Green Bay offensive lineman.
  • Has started 34 games in his first four seasons as a pro, opening contests at three different positions (27 at LG, five at RT, two at LT).
  • Served as reserve at tackle and guard in 2010 while also seeing limited action on defense as an emergency lineman in short-yardage situations.
  • Started games at both tackle spots in 2009 and became the first Packers rookie to start consecutive games at left tackle since Chad Clifton in 2000.
  • Began his college career as a defensive lineman, but converted to the offensive line as a sophomore and started 36 straight games (10 at RT, 26 at LT) over his final three years.
  • Was just the third draft pick in franchise history from Eastern Michigan, and the first in 37 years (LB Dave Pureifory, 1972).


Pro Highlights:

  • His 31 starts over the past two seasons are the most by a Green Bay offensive lineman.
  • Has started 34 games in his first four seasons as a pro, opening contests at three different positions (27 at LG, five at RT, two at LT).
  • In his first two seasons as a full-time starter (2011-12), helped the Packers rank No. 3 in the NFL in scoring (31.0 ppg) and No. 4 in overall offense (382.3 yards per game) over that span.
  • Opened all 16 games in 2011 (15 at LG, one at RT), one of only two Green Bay offensive linemen (C Scott Wells) to start every regular-season game.
  • Part of a prolific offense in ’11 that set franchise records for points (560), total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14).
  • Served as a reserve at tackle and guard in 2010 while also getting limited action on defense as an emergency lineman in short-yardage situations due to injuries.
  • Missed all of OTAs and minicamp in 2010 due to offseason wrist surgery.
  • Started games at both tackle spots as a rookie in 2009 and became the first Green Bay rookie since Chad Clifton (2000) to start consecutive games at LT.
  • Drafted by the Packers in the fourth round (No. 109 overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, the team’s first pick after the first round.
  • Showed his ability to play guard at the Texas vs. the Nation all-star game following his senior season.
  • Signed a contract extension with the team on Aug. 14, 2012.

 
2012 SEASON
: Started all 15 games he played in, opening 12 at LG and three at RT…Also started both playoff games at LG…Helped the offense rank No. 5 in the league in scoring (27.1) and No. 2 in fewest giveaways (16), which also was tied for the second-fewest turnovers in a season in franchise history…Part of a line that protected QB Aaron Rodgers on his way to leading the NFL in passer rating (108.0), TD percentage (7.1) and TD/INT ratio (4.88) and finishing No. 2 in passing TDs (39) and No. 3 in completion percentage (67.2)…Reduced his number of false starts from seven in 2011 to just one in 2012…Vs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Opened at LG and was faced with the task of blocking Pro Bowl DE Justin Smith for much of the game. Helped limit Smith to one tackle and was part of a line that allowed Rodgers time to complete 30 of 44 passes for 303 yards and two TDs…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Helped the offense register 421 yards and a season-high 30 first downs. Part of a line that did not allow a sack and helped Rodgers connect on 31 of 41 passes for 319 yards and four TDs…At Houston (Oct. 14): Member of a line that turned in an outstanding all-around performance in the 42-24 win against what was the NFL’s No. 3-ranked defense entering the game. Helped the offense produce 427 yards, including 338 passing yards and a franchise-record-tying six TD passes from Rodgers…At St. Louis (Oct. 21): Part of a line that didn’t allow a sack in the final three quarters and protected Rodgers as he threw for 342 yards and three TDs with no INTs on 30-of-37 passing…Vs. Arizona (Nov. 4): Started at his customary LG spot but shifted out to RT in the second quarter after regular starter Bryan Bulaga sustained a hip injury. Remained at RT for the remainder of the game and was part of a run-blocking unit that pounded out 176 yards on 39 attempts (4.5 avg.), the most rushing yards by the Packers since Oct. 25, 2009, at Cleveland (202 yards)…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Started at RT for the first time on the season, his first of three consecutive starts at the position…Vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Started at RT and appeared on 31 plays before suffering an ankle injury that would sideline him for the remainder of the game…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 9): Was hampered by the ankle injury during the practice week and even though he dressed for the game, it was only as an emergency replacement and he did not play. It marked the first game missed due to injury in his career, snapping a streak of 45 consecutive games played (including playoffs)…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Returned to the field back at his customary LG spot with rookie Don Barclay starting at RT. Helped block for an offense that registered 391 total yards, highlighted by Rodgers’ 291 passing yards and three TDs on 23-of-36 passing in the division-clinching win…Vs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Helped block for a unit that produced a season-high 460 yards and 55 points, the most points recorded by the Packers since they posted the same number in a 55-14 win vs. Tampa Bay on Oct. 2, 1983. Part of a line that allowed just one sack as Rodgers connected on 27 of 38 passes for 342 yards and three TDs. Also helped clear the way for a ground game that recorded its fifth consecutive 100-yard outing as well as a season-high four rushing TDs…At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 12): Started at LG and was part of a line that allowed just one sack on the evening. Made a key second-level block on Pro Bowl LB NaVorro Bowman on RB DuJuan Harris’ 18-yard TD run late in the first quarter, helping to create the cutback lane used by the RB for the score.

2011: In his first full season as a starter, opened all 16 games, one of only two offensive linemen (Wells) to do so, as well as the team’s playoff contest…Started 15 games at LG and one at RT…Helped the offense set franchise records for points (560), also the second most in NFL history, total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14)…Blocked for Rodgers as he was named the NFL Most Valuable Player by The Associated Press after setting an NFL single-season record for passer rating (122.5) and team marks for touchdown passes (45), passing yards (4,643), yards per attempt (9.25), completion percentage (68.3) and 300-yard games (eight)…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Started his first career game at LG, the first time he had opened a game since he started at RT vs. Dallas on Nov. 15, 2009…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Blocked for Rodgers as he threw for a regular-season career-high 408 yards and four TDs and the offense racked up 507 yards. Line allowed just two sacks on the day, neither of which were charged to him…At Atlanta (Oct. 9): Helped maintain continuity for a line that saw young backups (Marshall Newhouse and Derek Sherrod) play most of the game with Clifton and Bryan Bulaga sidelined with injuries. Line allowed Rodgers time to complete 26 of 39 passes for 396 yards and two TDs…At Minnesota (Oct. 23): Had a solid outing against a talented Vikings front as Rodgers posted the second-highest passer rating of his career (146.5). Part of a line that helped burn the final 2:30 off the clock as RB James Starks rushed for 55 yards on six carries on the final drive of the 33-27 win…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 14): Helped the offense rack up 38 points and provided time for Rodgers to complete 23 of 30 passes for 250 yards and four TDs. It marked Rodgers’ third straight 140-plus rating game as he joined Kurt Warner (1999) as the only QBs in NFL history to accomplish that feat…At Detroit (Nov. 24): Helped silence a vaunted Detroit front, allowing Rodgers time to complete 22 of 33 passes for 307 yards and two TDs as he posted an NFL-record 11th straight game with a 110-plus passer rating…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Started at LG but moved to RT in the second half following injuries to both Bulaga (knee) and Sherrod (leg). Was his first action at RT since the ’09 campaign…Vs. Chicago (Dec. 25): Started at RT for the first time since Week 10 of 2009 with Bulaga sidelined. Part of a line that did not allow Rodgers to be sacked for the first time on the season…Vs. Detroit (Jan. 1): Started at his familiar LG spot with Clifton back in the lineup at LT, but kicked out to RT early in the second quarter after Clifton was removed (rest) and played the remainder of the game there. Protected QB Matt Flynn on his way to setting franchise records for passing yards (480) and TDs (six) as the offense recorded a season-high 550 yards in the 45-41 win…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Started the first postseason contest of his career, opening at LG.

2010: Played in the final 12 regular-season games and all four postseason contests, primarily on special teams…Also saw limited action as an emergency defensive lineman…Was inactive (healthy scratch) for the first four games of the season…Entered training camp having missed all of OTAs and minicamp following wrist surgery in April…At Washington (Oct. 10): Made his season debut, appearing on special teams…Vs. Miami (Oct. 17): Saw action on defense in short-yardage situations and also played on special teams…Vs. Minnesota (Oct. 24): Saw limited time on defense for the second straight week with the defensive line depleted by injuries, recording an assisted tackle in four snaps…At N.Y. Jets (Oct. 31): Again called upon for limited reps on defense because of injuries…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 7): Played the final eight minutes of the game at LT in place of Clifton with the Packers holding a 45-7 lead…At Detroit (Dec. 12): Took over at LG for the second half for Jason Spitz, who had entered the game in the first quarter following an injury to starter Daryn Colledge (knee)…At Chicago (NFC Championship, Jan. 23): Took over at LT for three series in the first half for starter Clifton, who left the game with a neck stinger before returning to action.

2009: Played in all 16 games with three starts, opening games at both tackle positions, and also played on special teams and in the playoff contest...Saw time primarily at LG during preseason…At St. Louis (Sept. 27): Made his debut from scrimmage when he came in at LT for Colledge for one play in the third quarter when Colledge’s shoe came off and he had to leave the game…At Minnesota (Oct. 5): Came in at LT for most of the fourth quarter after Colledge, playing there for an injured Clifton (ankle), left with a knee injury…At Cleveland (Oct. 25): Started first game of NFL career, opening at LT in place of Clifton (ankle). Part of a line that did not allow a sack of Rodgers (career-high 155.4 rating) and blocked for RB Ryan Grant’s season-high 148 yards on 27 carries (5.5 avg.). Team’s 202 rushing yards were also a season best…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 1): Started second straight game at LT, becoming the first Packers rookie to do so since Clifton in 2000…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 15): Started his third game of the season, and his first as a pro at RT…At Detroit (Nov. 26): Rotated in at RT for Tauscher for one series in the first half, then took over at LT on second drive of the second half for Clifton (hamstring). Played the remainder of the game there and helped allow just one sack of Rodgers on his way to 348 yards passing and three TDs…At Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Played LT for most of the fourth quarter and overtime, coming in for Clifton (ankle) with just under 11 minutes remaining in regulation…2009 Draft: Taken by the Packers in the fourth round, No. 109 overall, the team’s first pick after the first round. Became Green Bay’s third draft pick from Eastern Michigan and first since LB Dave Pureifory in 1972 (D6b, 142).

COLLEGE: A four-year letterman, he originally came to Eastern Michigan as a defensive lineman and played one season there before successfully converting to the offensive side and starting his final three seasons at tackle…Started 36 games in all on offense, 10 at RT and 26 at LT, including every game the last two years on the left side…Majored in criminal justice…Senior season (2008): For the second straight year, started all 12 games at LT…Earned first-team All-Mid-American Conference honors and was a Super Sleeper Team selection by The NFL Draft Report…Also was a second-team all-conference pick by the league’s coaches and earned the Harold E. Sponberg Award, given to his team’s top down lineman scholar-athlete…Part of an offense that ranked 20th in the nation with 417.5 yards per game, including three games with more than 550 yards…Was named his team’s offensive player of the week three times – vs. Toledo (Sept. 13), at Army (Oct. 11) and vs. Akron (Oct. 18)…Junior season (2007): Started all 12 games at LT…Named second-team All-MAC by The Gridiron Report…Part of an offensive line that ranked second in the MAC, allowing just 1.42 sacks per game…Selected for a “championship performance” by the coaching staff following season finale, when the Eagles tallied a season-best 441 yards, went 6 for 6 on fourth-down conversions, and rallied for 20 points in the fourth quarter for a 48-45 win at rival Central Michigan (Nov. 16)…Sophomore season (2006): Started all 12 games, the first 10 at RT and the final two at LT…In consultation with the coaching staff, switched from defensive to offensive line in the offseason with the team very thin up front on offense, and became a starter from Day 1…Switched to jersey No. 50 from No. 93 with position change…Named the Eagles’ offensive player of the game at Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 30) and was singled out by the coaching staff twice for his special teams work – vs. Central Michigan (Sept. 23) and at Bowling Green (Oct. 14)…Freshman season (2005): Played in all 11 games on the defensive line, one of just seven true freshmen to see game action and earn a letter…Totaled 11 tackles (four solo) and a half tackle for loss…Started the season opener at Cincinnati (Sept. 1) as a 250-pound DT and had season-best two solo and two assisted tackles at Central Michigan (Sept. 24).

PERSONAL: Given name Thomas John Lang Jr. …Nicknamed T.J. …Born in Royal Oak, Mich. …Single…Has a 2-year-old son, John…High school: Played on both the offensive and defensive lines at Birmingham (Mich.) Brother Rice H.S. …As a senior and team captain, totaled 93 tackles (59 solo), including 8½ sacks, and recovered a fumble…Was nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year in Michigan and received special mention on the Division 2 all-state team from The Associated Press…Named first-team all-state in Division 2 by the Detroit Free Press, which also listed him as No. 33 on the Fab 50 list of the top players in the state…Was named his team’s Lombardi Award winner as the most outstanding lineman and won the defensive line award at the University of Michigan 2004 summer camp…As a junior, was named his team’s most improved lineman and helped lead the team to the state finals…Began his prep career at Lakeland H.S. in White Lake, Mich., earning letters in both football and baseball…Community involvement: Attended the annual holiday party for the Families of Children with Cancer…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Participated in the local United Way NFL Hometown Huddle event, helping build new and refurbish old playground equipment for Nicolet Elementary School in Green Bay…Has also attended the annual PALS Halloween Party and rung bells for The Salvation Army during the holidays…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys fishing, golf and being outdoors…Names Entourage and Dexter as two of his favorite TV shows, and Dumb and Dumber as his favorite movie…Attended the NCAA men’s basketball championship game in Detroit in 2009 and visited Las Vegas in 2010…Residence: Novi, Mich.

  • His 31 starts over the past two seasons are the most by a Green Bay offensive lineman.
  • Has started 34 games in his first four seasons as a pro, opening contests at three different positions (27 at LG, five at RT, two at LT).
  • Served as reserve at tackle and guard in 2010 while also seeing limited action on defense as an emergency lineman in short-yardage situations.
  • Started games at both tackle spots in 2009 and became the first Packers rookie to start consecutive games at left tackle since Chad Clifton in 2000.
  • Began his college career as a defensive lineman, but converted to the offensive line as a sophomore and started 36 straight games (10 at RT, 26 at LT) over his final three years.
  • Was just the third draft pick in franchise history from Eastern Michigan, and the first in 37 years (LB Dave Pureifory, 1972).


Pro Highlights:

  • His 31 starts over the past two seasons are the most by a Green Bay offensive lineman.
  • Has started 34 games in his first four seasons as a pro, opening contests at three different positions (27 at LG, five at RT, two at LT).
  • In his first two seasons as a full-time starter (2011-12), helped the Packers rank No. 3 in the NFL in scoring (31.0 ppg) and No. 4 in overall offense (382.3 yards per game) over that span.
  • Opened all 16 games in 2011 (15 at LG, one at RT), one of only two Green Bay offensive linemen (C Scott Wells) to start every regular-season game.
  • Part of a prolific offense in ’11 that set franchise records for points (560), total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14).
  • Served as a reserve at tackle and guard in 2010 while also getting limited action on defense as an emergency lineman in short-yardage situations due to injuries.
  • Missed all of OTAs and minicamp in 2010 due to offseason wrist surgery.
  • Started games at both tackle spots as a rookie in 2009 and became the first Green Bay rookie since Chad Clifton (2000) to start consecutive games at LT.
  • Drafted by the Packers in the fourth round (No. 109 overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, the team’s first pick after the first round.
  • Showed his ability to play guard at the Texas vs. the Nation all-star game following his senior season.
  • Signed a contract extension with the team on Aug. 14, 2012.

 
2012 SEASON
: Started all 15 games he played in, opening 12 at LG and three at RT…Also started both playoff games at LG…Helped the offense rank No. 5 in the league in scoring (27.1) and No. 2 in fewest giveaways (16), which also was tied for the second-fewest turnovers in a season in franchise history…Part of a line that protected QB Aaron Rodgers on his way to leading the NFL in passer rating (108.0), TD percentage (7.1) and TD/INT ratio (4.88) and finishing No. 2 in passing TDs (39) and No. 3 in completion percentage (67.2)…Reduced his number of false starts from seven in 2011 to just one in 2012…Vs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Opened at LG and was faced with the task of blocking Pro Bowl DE Justin Smith for much of the game. Helped limit Smith to one tackle and was part of a line that allowed Rodgers time to complete 30 of 44 passes for 303 yards and two TDs…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Helped the offense register 421 yards and a season-high 30 first downs. Part of a line that did not allow a sack and helped Rodgers connect on 31 of 41 passes for 319 yards and four TDs…At Houston (Oct. 14): Member of a line that turned in an outstanding all-around performance in the 42-24 win against what was the NFL’s No. 3-ranked defense entering the game. Helped the offense produce 427 yards, including 338 passing yards and a franchise-record-tying six TD passes from Rodgers…At St. Louis (Oct. 21): Part of a line that didn’t allow a sack in the final three quarters and protected Rodgers as he threw for 342 yards and three TDs with no INTs on 30-of-37 passing…Vs. Arizona (Nov. 4): Started at his customary LG spot but shifted out to RT in the second quarter after regular starter Bryan Bulaga sustained a hip injury. Remained at RT for the remainder of the game and was part of a run-blocking unit that pounded out 176 yards on 39 attempts (4.5 avg.), the most rushing yards by the Packers since Oct. 25, 2009, at Cleveland (202 yards)…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Started at RT for the first time on the season, his first of three consecutive starts at the position…Vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Started at RT and appeared on 31 plays before suffering an ankle injury that would sideline him for the remainder of the game…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 9): Was hampered by the ankle injury during the practice week and even though he dressed for the game, it was only as an emergency replacement and he did not play. It marked the first game missed due to injury in his career, snapping a streak of 45 consecutive games played (including playoffs)…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Returned to the field back at his customary LG spot with rookie Don Barclay starting at RT. Helped block for an offense that registered 391 total yards, highlighted by Rodgers’ 291 passing yards and three TDs on 23-of-36 passing in the division-clinching win…Vs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Helped block for a unit that produced a season-high 460 yards and 55 points, the most points recorded by the Packers since they posted the same number in a 55-14 win vs. Tampa Bay on Oct. 2, 1983. Part of a line that allowed just one sack as Rodgers connected on 27 of 38 passes for 342 yards and three TDs. Also helped clear the way for a ground game that recorded its fifth consecutive 100-yard outing as well as a season-high four rushing TDs…At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 12): Started at LG and was part of a line that allowed just one sack on the evening. Made a key second-level block on Pro Bowl LB NaVorro Bowman on RB DuJuan Harris’ 18-yard TD run late in the first quarter, helping to create the cutback lane used by the RB for the score.

2011: In his first full season as a starter, opened all 16 games, one of only two offensive linemen (Wells) to do so, as well as the team’s playoff contest…Started 15 games at LG and one at RT…Helped the offense set franchise records for points (560), also the second most in NFL history, total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14)…Blocked for Rodgers as he was named the NFL Most Valuable Player by The Associated Press after setting an NFL single-season record for passer rating (122.5) and team marks for touchdown passes (45), passing yards (4,643), yards per attempt (9.25), completion percentage (68.3) and 300-yard games (eight)…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Started his first career game at LG, the first time he had opened a game since he started at RT vs. Dallas on Nov. 15, 2009…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Blocked for Rodgers as he threw for a regular-season career-high 408 yards and four TDs and the offense racked up 507 yards. Line allowed just two sacks on the day, neither of which were charged to him…At Atlanta (Oct. 9): Helped maintain continuity for a line that saw young backups (Marshall Newhouse and Derek Sherrod) play most of the game with Clifton and Bryan Bulaga sidelined with injuries. Line allowed Rodgers time to complete 26 of 39 passes for 396 yards and two TDs…At Minnesota (Oct. 23): Had a solid outing against a talented Vikings front as Rodgers posted the second-highest passer rating of his career (146.5). Part of a line that helped burn the final 2:30 off the clock as RB James Starks rushed for 55 yards on six carries on the final drive of the 33-27 win…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 14): Helped the offense rack up 38 points and provided time for Rodgers to complete 23 of 30 passes for 250 yards and four TDs. It marked Rodgers’ third straight 140-plus rating game as he joined Kurt Warner (1999) as the only QBs in NFL history to accomplish that feat…At Detroit (Nov. 24): Helped silence a vaunted Detroit front, allowing Rodgers time to complete 22 of 33 passes for 307 yards and two TDs as he posted an NFL-record 11th straight game with a 110-plus passer rating…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Started at LG but moved to RT in the second half following injuries to both Bulaga (knee) and Sherrod (leg). Was his first action at RT since the ’09 campaign…Vs. Chicago (Dec. 25): Started at RT for the first time since Week 10 of 2009 with Bulaga sidelined. Part of a line that did not allow Rodgers to be sacked for the first time on the season…Vs. Detroit (Jan. 1): Started at his familiar LG spot with Clifton back in the lineup at LT, but kicked out to RT early in the second quarter after Clifton was removed (rest) and played the remainder of the game there. Protected QB Matt Flynn on his way to setting franchise records for passing yards (480) and TDs (six) as the offense recorded a season-high 550 yards in the 45-41 win…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Started the first postseason contest of his career, opening at LG.

2010: Played in the final 12 regular-season games and all four postseason contests, primarily on special teams…Also saw limited action as an emergency defensive lineman…Was inactive (healthy scratch) for the first four games of the season…Entered training camp having missed all of OTAs and minicamp following wrist surgery in April…At Washington (Oct. 10): Made his season debut, appearing on special teams…Vs. Miami (Oct. 17): Saw action on defense in short-yardage situations and also played on special teams…Vs. Minnesota (Oct. 24): Saw limited time on defense for the second straight week with the defensive line depleted by injuries, recording an assisted tackle in four snaps…At N.Y. Jets (Oct. 31): Again called upon for limited reps on defense because of injuries…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 7): Played the final eight minutes of the game at LT in place of Clifton with the Packers holding a 45-7 lead…At Detroit (Dec. 12): Took over at LG for the second half for Jason Spitz, who had entered the game in the first quarter following an injury to starter Daryn Colledge (knee)…At Chicago (NFC Championship, Jan. 23): Took over at LT for three series in the first half for starter Clifton, who left the game with a neck stinger before returning to action.

2009: Played in all 16 games with three starts, opening games at both tackle positions, and also played on special teams and in the playoff contest...Saw time primarily at LG during preseason…At St. Louis (Sept. 27): Made his debut from scrimmage when he came in at LT for Colledge for one play in the third quarter when Colledge’s shoe came off and he had to leave the game…At Minnesota (Oct. 5): Came in at LT for most of the fourth quarter after Colledge, playing there for an injured Clifton (ankle), left with a knee injury…At Cleveland (Oct. 25): Started first game of NFL career, opening at LT in place of Clifton (ankle). Part of a line that did not allow a sack of Rodgers (career-high 155.4 rating) and blocked for RB Ryan Grant’s season-high 148 yards on 27 carries (5.5 avg.). Team’s 202 rushing yards were also a season best…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 1): Started second straight game at LT, becoming the first Packers rookie to do so since Clifton in 2000…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 15): Started his third game of the season, and his first as a pro at RT…At Detroit (Nov. 26): Rotated in at RT for Tauscher for one series in the first half, then took over at LT on second drive of the second half for Clifton (hamstring). Played the remainder of the game there and helped allow just one sack of Rodgers on his way to 348 yards passing and three TDs…At Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Played LT for most of the fourth quarter and overtime, coming in for Clifton (ankle) with just under 11 minutes remaining in regulation…2009 Draft: Taken by the Packers in the fourth round, No. 109 overall, the team’s first pick after the first round. Became Green Bay’s third draft pick from Eastern Michigan and first since LB Dave Pureifory in 1972 (D6b, 142).

COLLEGE: A four-year letterman, he originally came to Eastern Michigan as a defensive lineman and played one season there before successfully converting to the offensive side and starting his final three seasons at tackle…Started 36 games in all on offense, 10 at RT and 26 at LT, including every game the last two years on the left side…Majored in criminal justice…Senior season (2008): For the second straight year, started all 12 games at LT…Earned first-team All-Mid-American Conference honors and was a Super Sleeper Team selection by The NFL Draft Report…Also was a second-team all-conference pick by the league’s coaches and earned the Harold E. Sponberg Award, given to his team’s top down lineman scholar-athlete…Part of an offense that ranked 20th in the nation with 417.5 yards per game, including three games with more than 550 yards…Was named his team’s offensive player of the week three times – vs. Toledo (Sept. 13), at Army (Oct. 11) and vs. Akron (Oct. 18)…Junior season (2007): Started all 12 games at LT…Named second-team All-MAC by The Gridiron Report…Part of an offensive line that ranked second in the MAC, allowing just 1.42 sacks per game…Selected for a “championship performance” by the coaching staff following season finale, when the Eagles tallied a season-best 441 yards, went 6 for 6 on fourth-down conversions, and rallied for 20 points in the fourth quarter for a 48-45 win at rival Central Michigan (Nov. 16)…Sophomore season (2006): Started all 12 games, the first 10 at RT and the final two at LT…In consultation with the coaching staff, switched from defensive to offensive line in the offseason with the team very thin up front on offense, and became a starter from Day 1…Switched to jersey No. 50 from No. 93 with position change…Named the Eagles’ offensive player of the game at Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 30) and was singled out by the coaching staff twice for his special teams work – vs. Central Michigan (Sept. 23) and at Bowling Green (Oct. 14)…Freshman season (2005): Played in all 11 games on the defensive line, one of just seven true freshmen to see game action and earn a letter…Totaled 11 tackles (four solo) and a half tackle for loss…Started the season opener at Cincinnati (Sept. 1) as a 250-pound DT and had season-best two solo and two assisted tackles at Central Michigan (Sept. 24).

PERSONAL: Given name Thomas John Lang Jr. …Nicknamed T.J. …Born in Royal Oak, Mich. …Single…Has a 2-year-old son, John…High school: Played on both the offensive and defensive lines at Birmingham (Mich.) Brother Rice H.S. …As a senior and team captain, totaled 93 tackles (59 solo), including 8½ sacks, and recovered a fumble…Was nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year in Michigan and received special mention on the Division 2 all-state team from The Associated Press…Named first-team all-state in Division 2 by the Detroit Free Press, which also listed him as No. 33 on the Fab 50 list of the top players in the state…Was named his team’s Lombardi Award winner as the most outstanding lineman and won the defensive line award at the University of Michigan 2004 summer camp…As a junior, was named his team’s most improved lineman and helped lead the team to the state finals…Began his prep career at Lakeland H.S. in White Lake, Mich., earning letters in both football and baseball…Community involvement: Attended the annual holiday party for the Families of Children with Cancer…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Participated in the local United Way NFL Hometown Huddle event, helping build new and refurbish old playground equipment for Nicolet Elementary School in Green Bay…Has also attended the annual PALS Halloween Party and rung bells for The Salvation Army during the holidays…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys fishing, golf and being outdoors…Names Entourage and Dexter as two of his favorite TV shows, and Dumb and Dumber as his favorite movie…Attended the NCAA men’s basketball championship game in Detroit in 2009 and visited Las Vegas in 2010…Residence: Novi, Mich.

 

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