Railbird Central Podcast: Changing of the Guard

Nathan Jahnke of ProFootballFocus.com discusses how the offensive line is impacted by the release of Josh Sitton.

Episode 708

Now that Josh Sitton has been released, we take a look at how the Packers plan to replace the longtime veteran on the offensive line with Nathan Jahnke of ProFootballFocus.com. We also take a look at the makeup of the 53-man roster and look ahead to the season opener. Then after the interview, we get into other roster moves the Packers made, claiming running back Jhurell Pressley on waivers and signing long snapper Brett Goode.

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September 08, 2016 at 10:27 am

Brian, you said it yourself, Sitton was upset that they would not extend his contract and they have A LOT of players with contracts expiring. Sitton is not stupid, why should he play for a team that is not going to give him another contract?? What if he gets injured during the season? At his age it would then be difficult to get a big contract on a different team next year. This was all about $$ and Sittion not wanting to play for a team that does not want him. I would not be surprised if Sitton asked to be released.

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September 08, 2016 at 10:49 pm

On an only semi-related note, I just noticed that Lane Taylor is the heaviest player on the roster this year.

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