Penn State guard to visit Packers

Packers seeking to bolster interior of offensive line has learned that Penn State guard Tyler Reed is scheduled to make a visit to Green Bay on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week.

The Packers are seeking to bolster their offensive line through the NFL Draft. Green Bay lost veteran center Mike Flanagan through free agency and likely will move Scott Wells to center from the left guard position. Will Whitticker and Kevin Barry are expected to battle for the right guard position, leaving the left guard position up for grabs between second-year lineman Junius Coston and a draft pick.

Here's is more from on the 6-foot-3, 300-pound Reed:

40 time: 5.35

Year: 5Sr

Bio: Moved in with the first team as a sophomore and started the past three years.

Positives: Hard-working blocker with marginal athletic skills. Quickly engages opponents and displays explosion at the point of attack. Patient, plays with an exceptionally wide base and anchors in pass protection. Gets good fits on linebackers at the second level and is a solid position blocker.

Negatives: Not a true finisher and gets minimal movement from run blocks. Lacks overall range and footwork in space.

Analysis: A leader of the Penn State offensive line the past two years, Reed makes the makes the most of his tools and could be an inexpensive backup at the next level.

The Packers also recently have met with linebacker Adam Roberts from the University of Cincinnati. The 6-2, 254-pound Roberts played tackle and defensive end at Cincinnati but is being considered as a linebacker at the NFL level.

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