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OK...it depends on who the pass rusher is on that side. So when we are in the playoffs; more than likely he needs to stay on the right side. We really need someone who can handle those good pass rushers in the big games. He should just stay on the right side. I think it would be better to have one good tackle on the right and give help to the guy on the left if he needs it. That would have been better than what we did against tampa. Sometimes Turner got beat very badly. I guess Wagner could have gotten beat very badly also. But we could have given him help and probably done OK on the right side. imho. We should play each game like we were going against the best instead of fooling ourselves that we will be good to go because someone did well against inferior players.

Don't get me wrong, I don't suggest Turner should be considered a starting caliber left tackle. My point is that the Packers possibly could do worse than him being the backup.

I definitely agree he should have received more help in pass protection vs. the Bucs though.
 

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Don't get me wrong, I don't suggest Turner should be considered a starting caliber left tackle. My point is that the Packers possibly could do worse than him being the backup.

I definitely agree he should have received more help in pass protection vs. the Bucs though.
What I am saying is that he should stay on the right side so that we only have one glaring weakness instead of two. I really don't like putting someone someplace against bad competition, he does well, and then we think that we have found a place where he can play only to get eaten up in a big game. Some players are less flexible than they appear. I don't even think Turner is good at right guard. But mess ups there are not so costly. I'd like him to stay at R tackle until and if he shows he is really not that good. Now Jenkins, he is flexible.
 

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What I am saying is that he should stay on the right side so that we only have one glaring weakness instead of two. I really don't like putting someone someplace against bad competition, he does well, and then we think that we have found a place where he can play only to get eaten up in a big game. Some players are less flexible than they appear. I don't even think Turner is good at right guard. But mess ups there are not so costly. I'd like him to stay at R tackle until and if he shows he is really not that good. Now Jenkins, he is flexible.

I agree that Turner is definitely better suited to play on the right side. In my opinion he's a decent guard there as well though.

In addition I understand the reasoning behind moving him to left tackle after Bakhtiari's injury as Wagner has basically no experience playing the position.
 

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I agree that Turner is definitely better suited to play on the right side. In my opinion he's a decent guard there as well though.

In addition I understand the reasoning behind moving him to left tackle after Bakhtiari's injury as Wagner has basically no experience playing the position.
I understand your reasoning (and the coaches') as well. But we ended up with two weaknesses instead of only one. Probably would have been better to put Jenkins out at L tackle and find a body for guard.
 

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Turner will stay at right tackle. Who else is there right now? Lucas Patrick and Runyan will be the guards next year and Jenkins will move to center. Taking a player away from his pro bowl position would ordinarily be madness but Jenkins has shown he's versatile even though he may not be as good as Lindsley. Until Bakhtiari gets back, LT could be a disaster. Most likely a rookie picked in the middle rounds. The o line will regress without Bakhtiari and Jenkins. The question is how bad could it get? The o line will start next season with one great player, two better than average players in Turner and Patrick and two players who are likely to have their growing pains.
 

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I understand your reasoning (and the coaches') as well. But we ended up with two weaknesses instead of only one. Probably would have been better to put Jenkins out at L tackle and find a body for guard.

I understand your reasoning as well but it seems the coaching staff didn't feel comfortable about lining up Wagner at left tackle without any experience at the position to protect Rodgers' blindside.

It's possible moving Jenkins to LT could have worked out better.
 

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RB and RT are the offensive weaknesses heading into the 2021 season.

Jones has hired a Tier 1 agent. He has proven to be exceptional. I think he's gone.

AJ Dillon should be the featured back.

I'm not sold on J. Will, not at anything above $2M/yr, no matter the length of the contract. I don't know anything about the RBs for the upcoming draft, but I a receiving threat out the backfield either WR or RB would complement Dillon.

I think you get this kid a FB (healthy Degura), and AJ Dillon could be a poor man's Derrick Henry.

Drafting a RT in the second round is the way to go. Maybe Jalen Mayfield would be a good fit https://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2021JMayfield.php

Defensively...

GB needs to stop playing around and get a LB that can do it all. I like Dylan Moses out of Alabama. A "down" year by his standards could be a blessing for the GB's draft slot. https://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2021DMoses.php

Moses could go in the 2nd/3rd round.

Most importantly, GB needs another lock down CB opposite Alexander. Use the 2021 1st round pick on Jaycee Horn https://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2021JHorn.php

The upcoming 2021 schedule will be challenging to say the least, and having a stronger secondary is essential with the switch to a 3-4 base defense.

I wouldn't make any changes on Special Teams. I think having an actual offseason with chemistry built during OTA's will make a huge difference.
 
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The upcoming 2021 schedule will be challenging to say the least, and having a stronger secondary is essential with the switch to a 3-4 base defense.

I wouldn't make any changes on Special Teams. I think having an actual offseason with chemistry built during OTA's will make a huge difference.

I don't know if you made a typo there but the Packers have played a 3-4 base defense ever since Capers was hired as defensive coordinator back in 2009.

The team definitely needs to make changes on special teams, aside of Crosby the unit struggled all season.
 

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