Second-rounder Josh Myers will start at center as expected and fourth-rounder Royce Newman won one of the guard jobs — likely on the right side.
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When Josh Myers didn’t snap the ball on time during an 11-on-11 period with hip-hop music blasting from the on-field speakers, Aaron Rodgers chewed him out in a big way, complete with an angry tone and a naughty word or two as he burned a timeout.
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The coaches essentially handed the starting center job to rookie second-round pick Josh Myers (above), and while that still looks like the smart play with a gaping hole in the line after first-team All-Pro center Corey Linsley’s free-agent departure, Myers did struggle a fair amount during the two joint practices with the Jets. Now, he’ll have to bounce back against a penetrating, dynamic Jets front that challenged the line throughout the practices.
As he strode onto Ray Nitschke Field Thursday morning, Kelly did so incognito: He was wearing All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari’s No. 69 jersey, which led to more than a few double takes — given that Bakhtiari is on the physically unable to perform list and isn’t expected to return to action for awhile after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee last Dec. 31.
“I'm not complaining about it. I'm not poor right now. I'll be OK to get through and go and try to win a Super Bowl again,” Adams said.
Until Bakhtiari's health situation is figured out, the Packers will have to experiment with a host of left tackle alternatives while also hoping \rookie second-round pick Josh Myers can step into the starting center role as planned and while sorting out a depth chart that is long on youth and short on experience behind the starting crew.
There is absolutely no question the group is better off than their counterparts from last year were, when those rookies spent their first NFL offseason entirely in the virtual realm thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, the Packers were holding the penultimate OTA practice of their offseason — a voluntary session that Aaron Rodgers was hardly the only player to skip.
With news of the rift between Aaron Rodgers and the Packers breaking just before the 2021 NFL Draft kicked off, Green Bay fans can be forgiven…