5 Green Bay Packers Starters Who Will Struggle in 2014

5 Green Bay Packers Starters Who Will Struggle in 2014

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5. Bryan Bulaga

Bryan Bulaga
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5. Bryan Bulaga

Bryan Bulaga
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Right tackle Bryan Bulaga had has a difficult time staying healthy the past few seasons. He was remarkable in 2010 when the Packers won Super Bowl XLV, but since then he has appeared in just 21 games in three years. The fact that he missed the entire 2013 season due to a torn ACL certainly won’t help his cause in 2014. There’s a good chance that he will still be a bit rusty once the regular season kicks off in September.

4. Morgan Burnett

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4. Morgan Burnett

Morgan Burnett
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Safety Morgan Burnett had the worst statistical season of his career in 2013, which just so happened to come after he signed a huge contract. He failed to record an interception, making him and M.D. Jennings the only safety tandem in the NFL to do so. Green Bay needs him to step up, especially since the Packers want him to help rookie Ha Ha Clinton-Dix along. Unfortunately, Burnett’s struggles could continue, which would put a damper on the year.

3. Andrew Quarless

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3. Andrew Quarless

Andrew Quarless
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Andrew Quarless came up with some clutch catches for the Packers down the stretch. However, he still wasn’t the threat Green Bay needed once he was plugged into the starting role. If the Packers don’t re-sign Jermichael Finley, Quarless will be the starter this season. However, he could struggle under the pressure of being in a position to excel, especially since he hasn’t had a lot of time to work on chemistry with Aaron Rodgers.

2. Nick Perry

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2. Nick Perry

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Nick Perry being a starter at outside linebacker is a long shot considering the competition the Packers will have in camp. With that being said, he will be given the first opportunity to win the starting role opposite Clay Matthews. Perry has yet to live up to his first round draft status, which has really hurt Green Bay the past two seasons. Everyone would like to see Perry dominate in his third year, but the reality is he will struggle again.

1. B.J. Raji

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1. B.J. Raji

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B.J. Raji’s production has really fallen off from where it was in 2010. In fact, he was nearly non-existent last season as he only recorded 17 tackles, and that was in a contract year. The Packers agreed to a one-year deal with Raji, which will allow him to prove himself. Unfortunately, he has posted consecutive seasons with no real contribution on defense. That alone makes him likely to struggle for a third straight year.


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  • reid

    you’re an idiot. 1-5 ass backward predictions, Great players w/ competition/ coming off injuries… nothing to prove. Good call .