Bob McGinn’s entire article on the increasingly grim outlook for the middle of the Packers’ defensive line is worth a read. It’s entirely possible that despite all of the attention we’ve paid to the quarterback situation the major area of concern will end up being the defensive line.
In any case, this nugget, in connection with the Brett Favre trade talks, jumped out at me.
The cloud of uncertainty is the reason why a source said the Packers had been trying to acquire a defensive tackle in trade talks involving Brett Favre.
The two teams we’re talking to now — or at least the two teams we know we’re talking to — are not necessarily good candidates. The Jet’s play a 3-4 defense and just acquired Kris Jenkins to fill the middle. Bucs have Chris Hovan, among others, who is regularly in the running for Tool-of-the-Year award in the NFL.