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Notebook: Barbre says he’s ready to compete with Tauscher

October 9, 2009 by  
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By Rob Demovsky, Press Gazette
Oct. 8th, 2009

Allen Barbre says he’s ready to win his starting  job all over again.

That’s his mindset as the Green Bay Packers appear poised to re-sign veteran right tackle Mark Tauscher.

Barbre, the third-year pro, won the right tackle job in training camp but has struggled at times during the first four games of the season. He said coach Mike McCarthy discussed the decision to bring back Tauscher with Barbre on Tuesday.        

Bringing bacl RT Mark Tauscher appears to be in the Plans for the Packers trying to keep Aaron Rodgers from getting crushed again 8 times a game

Bringing bacl RT Mark Tauscher appears to be in the Plans for the Packers trying to keep Aaron Rodgers from getting crushed again 8 times a game

“I’m planning on competing and seeing what happens,” Barbre said Wednesday. “I’m just focusing on what I can do and how I can get better.”

Tauscher, who was the Packers’ primary starting right tackle from 2000 to 2008, has been out of football since the end of last season while recovering from reconstructive knee surgery.

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