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Roster analysis: Swing tackle job likely falls to Lang

9:36 PM, Sep. 1, 2012
Green Bay Packers guard T. J. Lang smiles during training camp practice on Aug. 14 at Ray Nitschke Field.
Green Bay Packers guard T. J. Lang smiles during training camp practice on Aug. 14 at Ray Nitschke Field.
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Unless the Green Bay Packers make a trade for a reliable backup swing tackle, that job for at least the first half of the season almost surely will fall to T.J. Lang.

Lang, a fourth-year pro, found his home on the Packers' offensive line as their starting left guard last season and during this just-completed training camp signed a new five-year contract that averages about $4.5 million a season.

But Lang also started games at left and right tackle earlier in his career with the Packers, capably filled in at right tackle for 1 games last season, and is clearly the team's best option to back up both ...

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