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Snap Counts: Elgton Jenkins gets on the field, defense goes with more base

Snap Counts: Elgton Jenkins gets on the field, defense goes with more base

Photo by Dylan Buell/ With the Vikings focusing on the run, the Packers gave more snaps to their base packages on defense during Sunday’s game. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings 21-16 on Sunday afternoon, and they did so in an unusual manner: jumping out to a big lead then eventually finishing off the win with a running game and big plays from the defense. This is an encouraging sign for the team if Aaron Rodgers can find and sustain the success that he had on the first three series of the game, all of which ended in touchdowns for the Packers. There were a few...
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Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirms that Lane Taylor will start at left guard

Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirms that Lane Taylor will start at left guard

Photo by Rob Leiter / Rookie Elgton Jenkins gave it a good run in the preseason, but the veteran will remain the starter for now. One of the most intriguing storylines that came out of the Green Bay Packers’ training camp in 2019 was the fact that the left guard position was a battle. Veteran Lane Taylor was assumed to be a starter this year coming in, even though the Packers’ new offense did not seem to fit his skill set ideally and despite the team drafting an interior lineman — Elgton Jenkins — in the second round. Then, in a bit of a surprise, new head coach Matt LaFleur...
ClutchPoints Aug 21, 2019
Packers guard Lane Taylor battling rookie Elgton Jenkins to keep starting job

Packers guard Lane Taylor battling rookie Elgton Jenkins to keep starting job

The Green Bay Packers have themselves some camp competition. Veteran guard Lane Taylor is facing off against rookie second-round pick Elgton Jenkins for the starting left guard spot. This isn’t great news for Taylor, but it comes as no surprise. Taylor summed this up well when speaking with Pro Football Talk, via Packers News. “Obviously, […] The post Packers guard Lane Taylor battling rookie Elgton Jenkins to keep starting job appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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Wednesday Cheese Curds: Elgton Jenkins to Lane Taylor: En Guard!

Wednesday Cheese Curds: Elgton Jenkins to Lane Taylor: En Guard!

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The battle between the rookie and veteran for starting guard was inevitable, but perhaps not this quickly. Just under two years ago, Lane Taylor signed a contract extension after going from an undrafted free agent to a very good starting guard. Fast forward to today and Taylor is now fighting for his job. Such is life in the National Football League. In his defense, it’s not like Taylor has been awful. It’s just that rookie Elgton Jenkins has just been excellent. According to Pro Football Focus, Jenkins has yet to allow a quarterback pressure in the...

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