PLAYER
T.J. Lang
G #76
Height:
6-4
Weight:
315
Age:
30
College:
Eastern Michigan
Hometown:
Royal Oak, MI
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2017):

G
8
GS
8
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 127 102
2017 DET 8 8
2016 GB 13 13
2015 GB 15 15
2014 GB 16 16
2013 GB 16 16
2012 GB 15 15
2011 GB 16 16
2010 GB 12 0
2009 GB 16 3
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 ARI W 35-23
2 @NYG W 24-10
3 ATL L 26-30
4 @MIN W 14-7
5 CAR L 24-27
6 @NO L 38-52
8 PIT L 15-20
9 @GB W 30-17
10 CLE W 38-24
11 @CHI W 27-24

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Biography

After entering the NFL as a fourth round pick (109th overall) in 2009 out of Eastern Michigan, Lang spent his first eight seasons in Green Bay (2009-16). As a veteran leader along the offensive line, Lang joined the Lions as an unrestricted free agent in 2017.  Entering his ninth NFL season, the veteran lineman has demonstrated value along the offensive line and has seen action at all five offensive line positions since 2013.  Prior to Detroit, Lang recorded 46 consecutive regular-season games played for the Green Bay Packers.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed with the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2017.
  • Re-signed with the Packers on August 14, 2012.
  • Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fourth round (109 overall) of the 2009 NFL draft.

PRO
After entering the NFL as a fourth round pick (109th overall) in 2009 out of Eastern Michigan, Lang spent his first eight seasons in Green Bay (2009-16). As a veteran leader along the offensive line, Lang joined the Lions as an unrestricted free agent in 2017.  Entering his ninth NFL season, the veteran lineman has demonstrated value along the offensive line and has seen action at all five offensive line positions since 2013.  Prior to Detroit, Lang recorded 46 consecutive regular-season games played for the Green Bay Packers.

  • In his first eight seasons, Lang logged more than 100 career games and over 80 total starts.
  • From 2011-15 Lang tied for the most (78) starts by any Green Bay player on the offensive side of the ball during that span.

2016: Selected to his first career Pro Bowl after playing in 13 games at right guard along the Packers offensive line.

  • Helped the Packers offense win six consecutive games to end the season and an NFC North division title en route to a NFC Championship appearance.

2015: Started 15 games at right guard. Named an alternate for the Pro Bowl for the second straight season.

2014: Part of an offensive line that helped the Green Bay offense rank first in scoring. Started all 16 games at right guard for the third time in four seasons.

  • Named a Pro Bowl alternate for the first time in his career.

2013: Appeared at center for the first time in his career. Part of an offense that finished third in the NFL in total yards (6,404) and the second most in a Packers single-season.

2012: Started in all 15 games he played in, including 12 at left guard and three at right tackle. Helped the offense rank fifth in the NFL in scoring and second in fewest giveaways.

2011: Blocked for Packers QB Aaron Rogers as he was named the NFL MVP by the Associated Press. Opened all 16 games as a starter, including 15 at left guard and one at right tackle. Helped the Green Bay offense score the third most points (560) in NFL history.

2010: Saw action in the final 12 regular season games and all four postseason contests including a 31-25 victory over the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.

2009: Played in all 16 games (3 starts) during his rookie campaign. Became the first Packers rookie to start consecutive games at left tackle since 2000.

COLLEGE
Became a four-year letterman at Eastern Michigan University after converting from defensive line to offensive line following one season. Started his final three seasons along the offensive line at both tackle positions (10 at right tackle and 26 at left tackle). Earned First Team All-Mid-American Conference honors during his senior season (2008).

PERSONAL
A native of Royal Oak, Mich., Lang attended Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) Brother Rice High School where he played for former Head Coach Al Fracassa. Alum of Eastern Michigan University where he majored in criminal justice.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Lang on facing the Bears' front seven

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    OL T.J. Lang talks about facing the Bears' front seven and about having the offensive line unit back at full strength.

  • Lang on having success in the passing game

    Posted Nov 6, 2017

    OL T.J. Lang talks about how well Matthew Stafford played versus the Packers and about the success the team had with screen passes.

  • Lang on returning to Green Bay

    Posted Nov 2, 2017

    G T.J. Lang talks about how he played in Green Bay for eight years, so Lambeau Field is a special place for his family. However, he's still focused on his job and bringing home another division win.

  • Lang on missing Sunday's game

    Posted Oct 16, 2017

    OL T.J. Lang talks about missing the Lions' game Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints.

  • Lang on run game taking a step forward

    Posted Oct 1, 2017

    T.J. Lang talks about the run game taking a step forward in the Lions' win at Minnesota and about working to be more consistent running the ball throughout the game.

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