Packers going with Lane Taylor to replace Josh Sitton on OL
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers are going with Lane Taylor at left guard to replace Josh Sitton after the team's surprising release of the three-time Pro Bowl selection.
Taylor, a fourth-year pro, has started two games in his career. He is coming off a preseason finale against Kansas City in which he was penalized twice for holding and once for a false start, and appeared to be late in picking up a blitz that resulted in a sack.
Taylor will slide into the starting lineup when Green Bay opens the season on Sept. 11 at Jacksonville.
Sitton, who signed with the NFC North-rival Chicago Bears on Sunday, was a second-team All-Pro last season and a durable starter who missed only two games over the previous seven seasons.