The Packers signed Tauscher on Monday after bringing him in for a workout last week. The former Badger started at right tackle for most of the previous nine seasons for the Packers, but he tore a ligament in his left knee last December.
The Packers (2-2) have given up 20 sacks in four games. Tauscher could compete with current starting right tackle Allen Barbre.
Monday, October 12, 2009
Packers sign competition for Allen Barbre
The Green Bay Packers signed veteran offensive tackle Mark Tauscher today to provide competition for starter Allen Barbre, a former East Newton High School and Missouri Southern State University standout. Tauscher was the man Barbre replaced in the Packer lineup. He was not signed by the Packers during the offseason due to an injury: