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Lining up with less: Unheralded offensive line is short and light, but effective

7:00 AM, Sep. 20, 2013
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers calls an audible behind his offensive line during last Sunday's game against Washington.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers calls an audible behind his offensive line during last Sunday's game against Washington.
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When sketching a prototype for a starting offensive line in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers wouldn't be the first place you're likely to look.

Two weeks ago during their regular-season opener against San Francisco, the Packers brought forth the shortest (6-feet-3 average) and fifth-lightest (309.8 pounds) starting offensive line in the league.

The group - David Bakhtiari, Josh Sitton, Evan Dietrich-Smith, T.J. Lang and Don Barclay - represent three fourth-round picks and two undrafted free agents and made the Packers one of only four teams to start the regular season with five homegrown ...

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