Appeared in all 16 games with 10 starts in 2019 and registered 36 tackles (19 solo), 1½ sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, a QB hit and three QB pressures. Also started both postseason contests and led the defensive line with seven tackles (four solo).
Started his rookie season on Green Bay's practice squad before being signed to the active roster on Oct. 6. Played in the final 12 games in 2018 with his five starts coming in the final six weeks of the season, posting 33 tackles (21 solo), a tackle for a loss, four QB pressures and two QB hits.
Played in 40 games over four seasons at Northwestern, starting the final 39 contests for the Wildcats. Racked up 101 tackles (46 solo), 18½ tackles for a loss, 3½ sacks, three passes defensed and two forced fumbles.
Started all 13 games at DT as a senior, serving as a captain and earning honorable mention All-Big Ten recognition as he helped the Wildcats rank No. 9 in the NCAA in run defense (107.7 ypg).
Appeared in all 16 games with 10 starts in 2019 and registered 36 tackles (19 solo), 1½ sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, a QB hit and three QB pressures.
Also started both 2019 postseason contests and led the defensive line with seven tackles (four solo).
In Week 6 of 2019, teamed with LB Za'Darius Smith to bring down Chargers QB Philip Rivers for his first career half-sack, and the next week vs. Carolina, took down QB Kyle Allen for the first full sack of his career.
Started his rookie season on Green Bay's practice squad before being signed to the active roster on Oct. 6.
Played in the final 12 games in 2018 with his five starts coming in the final six weeks of the season. Saw action on defense and special teams, posting 33 tackles (21 solo), a tackle for a loss, four QB pressures and two QB hits.
In 2018, led the team with a career-high 10 tackles (six solo) at Chicago in Week 15.
2019 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 games with 10 starts and posted 36 tackles (19 solo), 1½ sacks, four tackles for a loss, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, a QB hit and three QB pressures…Started both playoff games and registered seven tackles (four solo)…Vs. Denver (Sept. 22): Started at DE in place of an injured Montravius Adams (shoulder) and recorded a season-high eight tackles (four solo), including a tackle for a loss…At Kansas City (Oct. 27): Played just 11 snaps on defense, but had one of the key plays of the game late in the third quarter when he posted his first career forced fumble and his first career fumble recovery. With the game tied at 17 and the Chiefs taking over at their own 25-yard line, punched the ball out from RB LeSean McCoy on a run up the middle, a fumble that he also recovered at the Kansas City 27, field position that the Packers would use to go ahead five plays later on a 3-yard TD pass from QB Aaron Rodgers to RB Jamaal Williams…At L.A. Chargers (Nov. 3): Started and appeared on 29 plays on defense. On the Chargers' opening drive on second-and-goal from the 9, fought off a block from C Scott Quessenberry to get to QB Philip Rivers for a shared 2-yard sack with Smith, the first sack of his career…Vs. Carolina (Nov. 10): Posted two tackles (one solo), a sack and a QB hit. Late in the third quarter, shed a block from LG Greg Van Roten to bring down Allen for an 8-yard loss, the first full sack of his career…Vs. Washington (Dec. 8): Started at DE and appeared on 23 plays, recording seven tackles (four solo), including a stop of RB Adrian Peterson for a 1-yard loss on a run early in the second quarter…Vs. Seattle (NFC Divisional, Jan. 12): Started and played 26 snaps on defense, posting four tackles (two solo).
2018: Played in 12 games with five starts, seeing action on defense and special teams...Posted 33 tackles (21 solo), a tackle for a loss, four QB pressures and two QB hits...Was on Green Bay's practice squad before being signed to the active roster on Oct. 6…At Detroit (Oct. 7): Appeared on one play on special teams in his NFL debut…At L.A. Rams (Oct. 28): Saw his first NFL action on defense, appearing on eight plays and recording a QB hit…At Minnesota (Nov. 25): Made his first NFL start, opening at NT and playing 22 snaps. Posted a solo tackle and a QB hit…Vs. Arizona (Dec. 2): Started at NT for the second straight week, appearing on 35 plays and posting six tackles (two solo)…Vs. Atlanta (Dec. 9): Recorded three tackles (all solo), including a tackle for a loss. With under four minutes remaining in the second quarter, brought down RB Tevin Coleman for a 4-yard loss on a screen pass from QB Matt Ryan…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Started and played a season-high 51 snaps on defense, leading the team with a career-best 10 tackles (six solo). Added a QB pressure…At N.Y. Jets (Dec. 23): Paced the defensive line with six tackles (four solo), including a tackle for a loss. Stopped RB Elijah McGuire for a 2-yard loss on a run up the middle late in the first quarter. Helped limit the Jets to just 47 rushing yards on 20 carries (2.4 avg.) with a long run of 10 yards…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 30): Started and played 38 snaps, missing time in the second half due to an elbow injury. Finished with four tackles (all solo)...2018 Draft: Signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent on May 4.
COLLEGE: Played in 40 games over four seasons, starting the final 39 contests for the Wildcats…Racked up 101 tackles (46 solo), 18½ tackles for a loss, 3½ sacks, three passes defensed and two forced fumbles…Earned his degree in economics…Senior season (2017): Finished his career as a team captain, starting all 13 games at defensive tackle en route to an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection for a Northwestern defense that ranked No. 9 in the NCAA in rushing defense (107.7 ypg)…Notched 40 tackles (14 solo), 9½ tackles for a loss and two sacks, all career highs...Had a season-high five tackles (three solo) with a tackle for a loss and two QB pressures at Duke (Sept. 9)…The following week vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 16), recorded his first sack of the season to go along with four tackles (two solo)…Matched a season high with five tackles, including 1½ tackles for a loss, at Nebraska (Nov. 4)…Had three tackles (all assisted) and a half-sack each vs. Minnesota (Nov. 18) and at Illinois (Nov. 25)…Junior season (2016): Started all 13 games at DT, compiling 28 tackles (14 solo), 3½ tackles for a loss and a fumble recovery…Was named the Wildcats' Defensive Player of the Week in the conference opener vs. Nebraska (Sept. 24) after racking up six tackles (three solo) and a half-tackle for a loss…Recorded five tackles (two solo) at Ohio State (Oct. 29)…Set season highs with eight tackles (five solo) and two tackles for a loss vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 5)…Sophomore season (2015): Started all 13 games, accumulating 33 tackles (18 solo), 1½ sacks and 5½ tackles for a loss, and set career highs with two passes defensed and a team-high two forced fumbles…Made the first start of his career vs. Stanford (Sept. 5), tallying two tackles (two solo) and a tackle for a loss…In the Big Ten opener vs. Minnesota (Oct. 3), had four tackles (one solo), with two tackles for a loss, including splitting the first sack of his career and forcing his first fumble as a Wildcat to help secure Northwestern's shutout victory…Redshirt freshman season (2014): Played in one game and was limited by injuries…Made his collegiate debut at California (Aug. 30).
PERSONAL: Given name Tyler Coatney Lancaster…Nickname is "Lanny"…Born in Naperville, Ill. …High school: A three-year letterwinner at Plainfield (Ill.) East High School, played center and guard in addition to defensive tackle…Was a first-team all-state selection by the Chicago Tribune…Did not allow a sack as an offensive lineman in his three seasons…Also lettered one year in baseball…Community involvement: Participated in the Packers Give Back Celebrity Bowling Event in June 2019 to raise money for the Wisconsin Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association...Signed autographs to raise money for The Salvation Army…Visited with kids at the Milwaukee Children's Hospital and helped build a playground with the Milwaukee police…As a rookie, visited the cadets at the Wisconsin Challenge Academy at Fort McCoy and participated in a youth outreach event at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay…Visited Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago and raised money for Misericordia Home in Chicago for children and adults with special needs…In high school, organized and ran children's activities for three years at a Lifetime Fitness in Romeoville, Ill. …Residence: Romeoville, Ill.
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