Offensive line coach James Campen, on left guard T.J. Lang, who earned a new contract this week: "I've seen him mature as a person. He's developing into an outstanding person and I think that's transitioned to his play on the field. He went through a growth period where football wasn't as serious to him. Now, he's got a little son and he's turned the corner and he's grown up. He's become a very solid person and a guy that's in a leadership role, and I think he embraces that. He works every day to things right."
Defensive coordinator Dom Capers, on replacing Desmond Bishop: "Yeah, I don't know that you ever replace a guy like Desmond. Desmond, I consider him an impact player. You're always looking on your defense to find ... I think all the good defenses have two or three of what I call difference-makers — guys who can make impact plays. If you have 60 plays, there's going to be two or three plays that they might pop the ball out or intercept the ball, sack the quarterback, that type of thing. He was an awful good player for us. Now, we've got a number of guys that are competing and they're going to have to step up and take up the slack, starting with D.J. Smith."
Inside linebackers coach Winston Moss, on whether A.J. Hawk will be asked to do more in Bishop's absence: "As of right now, we're not looking at it the way you guys are looking at it. All we're doing is getting guys lined up, calling out defenses. We haven't matched up anyone right now. To answer your question, we haven't even gotten to that point on how we're going to match guys up. I think that's premature. That's something we'll get into in the regular season."
Running backs coach Alex Van Pelt, on Cedric Benson's fumbling problems in Cincinnati: "Ball security's an emphasis for the whole team. We work it daily. Obviously, with the drill work we do, that pressure should run off on him. We don't put the ball on the ground. We've been good in the past on that and we'll continue that theme this year."
Offensive coordinator Tom Clements, on the importance of Aaron Rodgers playing in the preseason: "Because everyone who is a starter, you try to regulate it, but they need to get back in game shape, and you can't do that in practice. And by game shape, I don't mean just physically. I mean mentally, too. How to react. He's going to react a certain way in practice, react quickly, but you've got to do it even more quickly in the game. It's a different animal, practice vs. game. You need it."
Special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum, on the affects of the renovated Lambeau Field: "The structure itself is larger, it blocks the wind. It used to creep over the south end, get int here and stir around and create unique winds. I think it's actually going to help. That's my forecast. Just help the kicker, whoever's kicking the ball. I think it'll be less significant. Now, I can be proven wrong. We'll see."
Cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt, on whether any of his young players have stepped up: "There's a collective group of good players, I'll throw Ross right there in the equation. He's done as much or more than Casey. He doesn't make mistakes. He's physical. I like the kid. He just has to sit there and it's rotational thing right now. he'll get his opportunity to show what he can do here, too. He's going to get a lot of snaps."
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