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  • Fri., Apr. 18, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Rice Lake party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Rice Lake: Barron County Fairgrounds. To benefit Benjamin’s House. Tickets on sale at Marketplace Foods, 330 S. Main St., Rice Lake; and Rainbow Home Center, 1124 Hammond Ave., Rice Lake.

  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 12:30PM - 3:00PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Merrill party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Merrill: MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, 705 N. Center Ave., Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill. Tickets also available online at www.merrillchamber.org.

  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

Players

Josh Sitton
G #71
Height:
6-3
Weight:
318
Age:
27
College:
Central Florida
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2013):

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16
GS
16
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 89 80
2013 GB 16 16
2012 GB 16 16
2011 GB 14 14
2010 GB 16 16
2009 GB 16 16
2008 GB 11 2
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @SF L 28-34
2 WAS W 38-20
3 @CIN L 30-34
5 DET W 22-9
6 @BAL W 19-17
7 CLE W 31-13
8 @MIN W 44-31
9 CHI L 20-27
10 PHI L 13-27
11 @NYG L 13-27
12 MIN L 26-26
13 @DET L 10-40
14 ATL W 22-21
15 @DAL W 37-36
16 PIT L 31-38
17 @CHI W 33-28

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Biography

  • Last name is pronounced SITT-en.
  • Was named to his first career Pro Bowl in 2012, becoming the first Green Bay guard to be selected since Marco Rivera in 2004.
  • One of only two linemen (T Marshall Newhouse) to start all 16 games in 2012 and joined Newhouse as the only players on the team to play every offensive snap last season.
  • Started 62 of a possible 64 games over the past four seasons (2009-12) at right guard, the most by a Packers offensive lineman over that span.
  • Was named 2010 Offensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association and was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate in 2010 and 2011.
  • According to STATS LLC, has allowed only 8½ sacks in his four seasons as a starter.
  • Capped off college career by helping lead Central Florida to its first conference championship in school history, and helped the Knights’ offense set single-season school records for points (501) and rushing yards (3,287) as a senior.


Pro Highlights:

  • Was named to his first career Pro Bowl in 2012, becoming the first Green Bay guard to be selected since Marco Rivera in 2004.
  • Went to the Pro Bowl as a replacement for 49ers G Mike Iupati, who was unavailable due to San Francisco participating in Super Bowl XLVII.
  • One of only two Green Bay linemen (T Marshall Newhouse) to start all 16 games in 2012 and joined Newhouse as the only players on the team to play every offensive snap last season.
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate in both 2010 and 2011 and was named the Offensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association in 2010.
  • According to STATS LLC, has given up just 8½ sacks in his four seasons (2009-12) as a starter.
  • Started 62 of a possible 64 games over the past four seasons (2009-12), the most by a Packers offensive lineman over that span.
  • Helped the Packers average 28.8 points a game from 2009-12, No. 3 in the NFL during that time, and 375.4 yards a game over that span, No. 5 in the league.
  • Part of a prolific offense in ’11 that set franchise records for points (560), total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14).
  • Was also the only Packer on either side of the ball to not miss a snap from 2009-10.
  • Was a key cog in RB Ryan Grant’s career-best 1,253-yard season in 2009, the sixth-best single-season rushing output in franchise history.
  • Likely would have started at RG as a rookie in 2008 if not for a preseason knee injury, which limited him to 11 games of duty primarily on extra points and field goals.
  • Signed a contract extension with the club in September 2011.


2012 SEASON
: Started all 16 regular-season contests and both playoff games at RG…Selected to his first career Pro Bowl, the first Green Bay guard to receive that honor since Rivera in 2004…Named to the all-star game as a replacement for Iupati, whose San Francisco team was preparing for the Super Bowl…Was one of only two Green Bay offensive linemen (Newhouse) to open all 16 games in the regular season and also joined Newhouse as the only players on the team to play every offensive snap…Helped the offense rank No. 5 in the league in scoring (27.1) and No. 2 in fewest giveaways (16), which also was tied for the second-fewest turnovers in a season in franchise history…Helped protect QB Aaron Rodgers as he led the league in passer rating (108.0), TD percentage (7.1) and TD/INT ratio (4.88) and finished No. 2 in passing TDs (39) and No. 3 in completion percentage (67.2)…Vs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Helped control an active 49ers front, allowing Rodgers time to complete 30 of 44 passes for 303 yards and two TDs…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Helped the offense register 421 yards and a season-high 30 first downs. Part of a line that did not allow a sack and helped Rodgers connect on 31 of 41 passes for 319 yards and four TDs…At Houston (Oct. 14): Member of a line that turned in an outstanding all-around performance in the 42-24 win against what was the NFL’s No. 3-ranked defense entering the game. Helped the offense produce 427 yards, including 338 passing yards and a franchise-record-tying six TD passes from Rodgers. Matched up with Pro Bowl DE J.J. Watt for much of the contest and was not responsible for either of Watt’s sacks during the game…At St. Louis (Oct. 21): Helped create time for Rodgers to throw for 342 yards and three TDs with no INTs on 30-of-37 passing…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Part of a line that helped Rodgers complete 19 of 27 passes for 236 yards and two TDs with one INT for a 106.4 passer rating, his ninth consecutive 100-plus rating indoors (including playoffs). Sitton was the lone OL to start all nine of those contests…Vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Part of a line that helped the offense rack up 435 total yards and 152 rushing yards on 36 carries (4.2 avg.). Maintained stability on the right side of the line with rookie Don Barclay taking over at RT for T.J. Lang in the second quarter after Lang left with an ankle injury in the second quarter and did not return…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Battled a hip injury late in the week, but still started at RG and played every snap in the division-clinching win. Helped the offense post 391 total yards, led by Rodgers’ 291 yards and three TDs on 23-of-36 passing…Vs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Helped block for a unit that produced a season-high 460 yards and 55 points, the most points recorded by the Packers since they posted the same number in a 55-14 win vs. Tampa Bay on Oct. 2, 1983. Part of a line that allowed just one sack as Rodgers connected on 27 of 38 passes for 342 yards and three TDs. Also helped clear the way for a ground game that recorded its fifth consecutive 100-yard outing as well as a season-high four rushing TDs…At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Blocked for an offense that produced four scoring drives (three TDs, one FG) in nine possessions.

2011: Started all 14 games in which he appeared and was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the second consecutive season…Also started team’s playoff game…Missed Weeks 13-14 due to a sprained knee suffered at Detroit in Week 12…Helped the offense set franchise records for points (560), also the second most in NFL history, total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14)…Blocked for QB Aaron Rodgers as he was named the NFL Most Valuable Player by The Associated Press after setting an NFL single-season record for passer rating (122.5) and team marks for touchdown passes (45), passing yards (4,643), yards per attempt (9.25), completion percentage (68.3) and 300-yard games (eight)…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Blocked for Rodgers as he threw for 408 yards and four TDs and the offense racked up 507 yards. Line allowed just two sacks on the day, neither of which were charged to him…At Atlanta (Oct. 9): Helped maintain continuity for a line that saw young backups (Newhouse and Derek Sherrod) play most of the game with tackles Chad Clifton and Bryan Bulaga sidelined with injuries. Line allowed Rodgers time to complete 26 of 39 passes for 396 yards and two TDs…At Minnesota (Oct. 23): Had a solid outing against a talented Vikings front as Rodgers posted the second-highest passer rating of his career (146.5). Part of a line that helped burn the final 2:30 off the clock as RB James Starks rushed for 55 yards on six carries on the final drive of the 33-27 win. Limited perennial Pro Bowl DT Kevin Williams to just two tackles…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 14): Helped the offense rack up 38 points and provided time for Rodgers to complete 23 of 30 passes for 250 yards and four TDs. It marked his third straight 140-plus rating game as Rodgers joined Kurt Warner (1999) as the only QBs in NFL history to accomplish that feat…At Detroit (Nov. 24): Started the game and often faced off against standout DT Ndamukong Suh, whom he kept contained for the balance of the first half before suffering a knee injury. Left the game just before halftime after another player fell on the back of his leg and did not return…At N.Y. Giants (Dec. 4): Was ruled out of the game early in the week and was inactive for the first time since Week 3 of 2008, ending a starting streak that had spanned 48 games (including playoffs). Also was sidelined for the next game vs. Oakland (Dec. 11)…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Returned to practice during the week and assumed his starting role at RG, taking all 57 offensive snaps…Vs. Detroit (Jan. 1): Had one of his better performances of the season as he was matched against Suh for much of the game, limiting him to just one tackle, a sack that was not charged to Sitton. Protected QB Matt Flynn on his way to setting franchise records for passing yards (480) and TDs (six) as the offense recorded a season-high 550 yards in the 45-41 win.

2010: Started all 16 games as well as all four postseason contests at RG…Named NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association and was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate…Part of a unit that ranked No. 9 in the NFL in overall offense and No. 5 in the league in passing…According to STATS LLC, did not allow a sack all season and was flagged for holding only one time…At Chicago (Sept. 27): Part of a line that did not allow a sack for the second straight week and also saw limited action as a defensive lineman in goal-line situations for the first time in his career…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 3): Was often matched up with Suh, the 2010 AP Defensive Rookie of the Year, and limited him to just three tackles on the afternoon…Vs. Washington (Oct. 10): Blocked for team’s season-high 157 yards on just 17 carries (9.2 avg.), the first time in franchise history that the Packers rushed for more than 150 yards on fewer than 20 attempts in a regular-season game...Vs. N.Y. Giants (Dec. 26): Part of an offense that recorded 27 first downs and 515 yards against a Giants defense that entered the game ranked No. 2 in the NFL. The yardage total was the most by the Packers since a 548-yard outing at Oakland (Dec. 22, 2003)…At Philadelphia (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 9): Blocked for Starks, who posted 123 yards on 23 carries (5.3 avg.), the most by a rookie in franchise postseason history…Vs. Pittsburgh (Super Bowl XLV, Feb. 6): Helped provide a consistent pocket and time for Rodgers to throw for 304 yards and three TDs en route to the QB earning Super Bowl MVP honors.

2009: Started all 16 games at RG, the only Packers offensive lineman to open every game at one spot...Part of a line that blocked for Grant’s career-high 1,253 rushing yards, his second straight 1,200-yard season, and member of an offense that ranked No. 6 in total yards...Won starting RG position in training camp…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 18): Helped block for Packers’ 435 yards of total offense. Part of line that protected Rodgers on his way to 358 passing yards, giving him back-to-back games with 350-plus yards for the first time in his career…At Cleveland (Oct. 25): Part of a line that did not allow a sack of Rodgers all afternoon and blocked for Grant’s season-high 148 yards on 27 carries (5.5 avg.). Team’s 202 yards on the ground were also a season best…Vs. San Francisco (Nov. 22): Helped offense put up season-best 484 total yards, including 129 yards on 21 carries (6.1 avg.) from Grant. Part of line that did not allow any sacks of Rodgers in the first half as he threw for 274 yards in the opening half, his career high for any half in the regular season…Vs. Seattle (Dec. 27): Started and helped block for team’s 153 rushing yards and five TDs on 32 carries (4.8 avg.). It was the first time the Packers posted five rushing TDs in a game since Oct. 9, 1988, vs. New England…At Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Started and helped offense post team playoff-record 493 total yards, including franchise-best 423 yards passing from Rodgers.

2008: Played in 11 games with two starts…Inactive for first three games due to a sprained knee sustained in preseason at Denver (Aug. 22)…Aside from his two starts, primarily saw time on PATs and FGs, along with some spot duty at RG…At Seattle (Oct. 12): Made NFL debut, seeing time on PATs and FGs…At Tennessee (Nov. 2): Started first career NFL game, opening at RG with the offensive line shuffling due to Clifton’s absence (illness)…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Started at RG with Jason Spitz shifting over to LG and Daryn Colledge starting at RT. Blocked for team’s season-high 211 rushing yards, and helped pave the way for RBs Grant and DeShawn Wynn to each post 106 yards rushing, only the second time since 1985 that a Packers RB tandem each rushed for 100-plus yards in the same game…2008 Draft: Selected by the Packers with their second fourth-round selection (135th overall, 22nd OL), a free agency compensatory pick. Became only the second draft pick from Central Florida in franchise history, joining WR Charles Lee, who was taken in the seventh round in 2000. Only the second offensive lineman from UCF ever drafted, joining C Mike Mabry, selected in the seventh round by Baltimore in 2003.

COLLEGE: Played in 50 games with 43 starts, joining classmate Keith Shologan as the only players in the program’s history at the time to appear in 50 career games…Played for an 0-11 team as a true freshman and capped his career by helping lead the Golden Knights to their first conference championship in school history as a senior with a 7-1 record in conference (10-4 overall)…Showed his versatility by starting at both guard spots and at right tackle during his career…Was a teammate of former Packers S Atari Bigby for one season and Bears WR Brandon Marshall for two seasons…Majored in criminal justice…Senior season (2007): Started all 14 games and named first-team All-Conference USA by the league’s coaches and media…Capped off career by helping to lead UCF to its first conference championship in school history…Helped the Knights’ offense set school records for points (501) and rushing yards (3,287) in a season…Blocked for Kevin Smith as he recorded the second-best rushing yardage total in NCAA history with 2,567 yards, trailing only Barry Sanders’ 2,628 yards in 1988…Smith set a major college record with 450 rushing attempts, topping the mark of 405 carries by Marcus Allen at Southern California in 1981…Was part of a line that helped Smith post 100-yard games 13 times on the year, including six 200-plus-yard games…Started games at RT and both G spots during the season…Junior season (2006): Started all 12 games at RT…Opened holes for Smith as he ranked third in the conference with 103.8 rushing yards per game and posted four 100-yard games on the season…Sophomore season (2005): Started all 13 games at RT and graded out as one of the top linemen on the team…Helped pave the way for Smith as he set a school rushing record for a freshman with 1,178 yards and nine TDs…Blocked for Smith’s five 100-yard rushing games…Freshman season (2004): Played in all 11 games with four starts at RG as a true freshman…Made collegiate debut in season opener at No. 21 Wisconsin (Sept. 4)…One of six linemen to letter on the offensive line.

PERSONAL: Given name Josh James Sitton…Last name is pronounced SITT-en…Born in Jacksonville, Fla. …Single…High school: Four-year letterwinner at Pensacola (Fla.) Catholic High and three-year starter…Earned second-team all-state and first-team all-area honors as an offensive lineman as a senior…Allowed just three sacks over two seasons as an offensive lineman…Added 50 tackles and six sacks as a defensive lineman as a senior…Also lettered twice in basketball…Community involvement: Hosted the Josh Sitton Holiday Shopping Event in 2012, buying gifts for children to help support the PALS Program of Brown County...Attended the annual holiday party for Families of Children with Cancer...Was part of the Packers Tailgate Tour in 2011, making scheduled and surprise visits to various communities around the state…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Visited the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. …Played in the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Sawgrass in May 2011…Played in the Donald Driver Celebrity Softball Game and was a celebrity guest at fundraising dinner for the Donald Driver Foundation…Helped coach participants at the Packers’ Women’s Association Football 101 event…Traveled to Montana to attend the Doug Betters Whitefish Winter Classic, an annual event held by the former Miami Dolphins DE who today is a quadriplegic as the result of a 1998 skiing accident…In summer 2010, was a guest instructor at a football camp at Pensacola Catholic…Visited children’s hospitals and participated in Habitat for Humanity during college…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys hunting, fishing, watching movies and listening to music, naming country, rock and southern rock as his favorite genres…Lists King of Queens as his favorite TV show and Lynyrd Skynyrd as his favorite band…Says his favorite food is anything with cheese in it…Also recently took up curling and racquetball…Attended his first Mardi Gras in 2010…Once worked as a telemarketer…Residence: Pensacola, Fla.

  • Last name is pronounced SITT-en.
  • Was named to his first career Pro Bowl in 2012, becoming the first Green Bay guard to be selected since Marco Rivera in 2004.
  • One of only two linemen (T Marshall Newhouse) to start all 16 games in 2012 and joined Newhouse as the only players on the team to play every offensive snap last season.
  • Started 62 of a possible 64 games over the past four seasons (2009-12) at right guard, the most by a Packers offensive lineman over that span.
  • Was named 2010 Offensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association and was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate in 2010 and 2011.
  • According to STATS LLC, has allowed only 8½ sacks in his four seasons as a starter.
  • Capped off college career by helping lead Central Florida to its first conference championship in school history, and helped the Knights’ offense set single-season school records for points (501) and rushing yards (3,287) as a senior.


Pro Highlights:

  • Was named to his first career Pro Bowl in 2012, becoming the first Green Bay guard to be selected since Marco Rivera in 2004.
  • Went to the Pro Bowl as a replacement for 49ers G Mike Iupati, who was unavailable due to San Francisco participating in Super Bowl XLVII.
  • One of only two Green Bay linemen (T Marshall Newhouse) to start all 16 games in 2012 and joined Newhouse as the only players on the team to play every offensive snap last season.
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate in both 2010 and 2011 and was named the Offensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association in 2010.
  • According to STATS LLC, has given up just 8½ sacks in his four seasons (2009-12) as a starter.
  • Started 62 of a possible 64 games over the past four seasons (2009-12), the most by a Packers offensive lineman over that span.
  • Helped the Packers average 28.8 points a game from 2009-12, No. 3 in the NFL during that time, and 375.4 yards a game over that span, No. 5 in the league.
  • Part of a prolific offense in ’11 that set franchise records for points (560), total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14).
  • Was also the only Packer on either side of the ball to not miss a snap from 2009-10.
  • Was a key cog in RB Ryan Grant’s career-best 1,253-yard season in 2009, the sixth-best single-season rushing output in franchise history.
  • Likely would have started at RG as a rookie in 2008 if not for a preseason knee injury, which limited him to 11 games of duty primarily on extra points and field goals.
  • Signed a contract extension with the club in September 2011.


2012 SEASON
: Started all 16 regular-season contests and both playoff games at RG…Selected to his first career Pro Bowl, the first Green Bay guard to receive that honor since Rivera in 2004…Named to the all-star game as a replacement for Iupati, whose San Francisco team was preparing for the Super Bowl…Was one of only two Green Bay offensive linemen (Newhouse) to open all 16 games in the regular season and also joined Newhouse as the only players on the team to play every offensive snap…Helped the offense rank No. 5 in the league in scoring (27.1) and No. 2 in fewest giveaways (16), which also was tied for the second-fewest turnovers in a season in franchise history…Helped protect QB Aaron Rodgers as he led the league in passer rating (108.0), TD percentage (7.1) and TD/INT ratio (4.88) and finished No. 2 in passing TDs (39) and No. 3 in completion percentage (67.2)…Vs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Helped control an active 49ers front, allowing Rodgers time to complete 30 of 44 passes for 303 yards and two TDs…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Helped the offense register 421 yards and a season-high 30 first downs. Part of a line that did not allow a sack and helped Rodgers connect on 31 of 41 passes for 319 yards and four TDs…At Houston (Oct. 14): Member of a line that turned in an outstanding all-around performance in the 42-24 win against what was the NFL’s No. 3-ranked defense entering the game. Helped the offense produce 427 yards, including 338 passing yards and a franchise-record-tying six TD passes from Rodgers. Matched up with Pro Bowl DE J.J. Watt for much of the contest and was not responsible for either of Watt’s sacks during the game…At St. Louis (Oct. 21): Helped create time for Rodgers to throw for 342 yards and three TDs with no INTs on 30-of-37 passing…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Part of a line that helped Rodgers complete 19 of 27 passes for 236 yards and two TDs with one INT for a 106.4 passer rating, his ninth consecutive 100-plus rating indoors (including playoffs). Sitton was the lone OL to start all nine of those contests…Vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Part of a line that helped the offense rack up 435 total yards and 152 rushing yards on 36 carries (4.2 avg.). Maintained stability on the right side of the line with rookie Don Barclay taking over at RT for T.J. Lang in the second quarter after Lang left with an ankle injury in the second quarter and did not return…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Battled a hip injury late in the week, but still started at RG and played every snap in the division-clinching win. Helped the offense post 391 total yards, led by Rodgers’ 291 yards and three TDs on 23-of-36 passing…Vs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Helped block for a unit that produced a season-high 460 yards and 55 points, the most points recorded by the Packers since they posted the same number in a 55-14 win vs. Tampa Bay on Oct. 2, 1983. Part of a line that allowed just one sack as Rodgers connected on 27 of 38 passes for 342 yards and three TDs. Also helped clear the way for a ground game that recorded its fifth consecutive 100-yard outing as well as a season-high four rushing TDs…At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Blocked for an offense that produced four scoring drives (three TDs, one FG) in nine possessions.

2011: Started all 14 games in which he appeared and was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the second consecutive season…Also started team’s playoff game…Missed Weeks 13-14 due to a sprained knee suffered at Detroit in Week 12…Helped the offense set franchise records for points (560), also the second most in NFL history, total net yards (6,482), total net passing yards (4,924) and fewest giveaways (14)…Blocked for QB Aaron Rodgers as he was named the NFL Most Valuable Player by The Associated Press after setting an NFL single-season record for passer rating (122.5) and team marks for touchdown passes (45), passing yards (4,643), yards per attempt (9.25), completion percentage (68.3) and 300-yard games (eight)…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Blocked for Rodgers as he threw for 408 yards and four TDs and the offense racked up 507 yards. Line allowed just two sacks on the day, neither of which were charged to him…At Atlanta (Oct. 9): Helped maintain continuity for a line that saw young backups (Newhouse and Derek Sherrod) play most of the game with tackles Chad Clifton and Bryan Bulaga sidelined with injuries. Line allowed Rodgers time to complete 26 of 39 passes for 396 yards and two TDs…At Minnesota (Oct. 23): Had a solid outing against a talented Vikings front as Rodgers posted the second-highest passer rating of his career (146.5). Part of a line that helped burn the final 2:30 off the clock as RB James Starks rushed for 55 yards on six carries on the final drive of the 33-27 win. Limited perennial Pro Bowl DT Kevin Williams to just two tackles…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 14): Helped the offense rack up 38 points and provided time for Rodgers to complete 23 of 30 passes for 250 yards and four TDs. It marked his third straight 140-plus rating game as Rodgers joined Kurt Warner (1999) as the only QBs in NFL history to accomplish that feat…At Detroit (Nov. 24): Started the game and often faced off against standout DT Ndamukong Suh, whom he kept contained for the balance of the first half before suffering a knee injury. Left the game just before halftime after another player fell on the back of his leg and did not return…At N.Y. Giants (Dec. 4): Was ruled out of the game early in the week and was inactive for the first time since Week 3 of 2008, ending a starting streak that had spanned 48 games (including playoffs). Also was sidelined for the next game vs. Oakland (Dec. 11)…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Returned to practice during the week and assumed his starting role at RG, taking all 57 offensive snaps…Vs. Detroit (Jan. 1): Had one of his better performances of the season as he was matched against Suh for much of the game, limiting him to just one tackle, a sack that was not charged to Sitton. Protected QB Matt Flynn on his way to setting franchise records for passing yards (480) and TDs (six) as the offense recorded a season-high 550 yards in the 45-41 win.

2010: Started all 16 games as well as all four postseason contests at RG…Named NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association and was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate…Part of a unit that ranked No. 9 in the NFL in overall offense and No. 5 in the league in passing…According to STATS LLC, did not allow a sack all season and was flagged for holding only one time…At Chicago (Sept. 27): Part of a line that did not allow a sack for the second straight week and also saw limited action as a defensive lineman in goal-line situations for the first time in his career…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 3): Was often matched up with Suh, the 2010 AP Defensive Rookie of the Year, and limited him to just three tackles on the afternoon…Vs. Washington (Oct. 10): Blocked for team’s season-high 157 yards on just 17 carries (9.2 avg.), the first time in franchise history that the Packers rushed for more than 150 yards on fewer than 20 attempts in a regular-season game...Vs. N.Y. Giants (Dec. 26): Part of an offense that recorded 27 first downs and 515 yards against a Giants defense that entered the game ranked No. 2 in the NFL. The yardage total was the most by the Packers since a 548-yard outing at Oakland (Dec. 22, 2003)…At Philadelphia (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 9): Blocked for Starks, who posted 123 yards on 23 carries (5.3 avg.), the most by a rookie in franchise postseason history…Vs. Pittsburgh (Super Bowl XLV, Feb. 6): Helped provide a consistent pocket and time for Rodgers to throw for 304 yards and three TDs en route to the QB earning Super Bowl MVP honors.

2009: Started all 16 games at RG, the only Packers offensive lineman to open every game at one spot...Part of a line that blocked for Grant’s career-high 1,253 rushing yards, his second straight 1,200-yard season, and member of an offense that ranked No. 6 in total yards...Won starting RG position in training camp…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 18): Helped block for Packers’ 435 yards of total offense. Part of line that protected Rodgers on his way to 358 passing yards, giving him back-to-back games with 350-plus yards for the first time in his career…At Cleveland (Oct. 25): Part of a line that did not allow a sack of Rodgers all afternoon and blocked for Grant’s season-high 148 yards on 27 carries (5.5 avg.). Team’s 202 yards on the ground were also a season best…Vs. San Francisco (Nov. 22): Helped offense put up season-best 484 total yards, including 129 yards on 21 carries (6.1 avg.) from Grant. Part of line that did not allow any sacks of Rodgers in the first half as he threw for 274 yards in the opening half, his career high for any half in the regular season…Vs. Seattle (Dec. 27): Started and helped block for team’s 153 rushing yards and five TDs on 32 carries (4.8 avg.). It was the first time the Packers posted five rushing TDs in a game since Oct. 9, 1988, vs. New England…At Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Started and helped offense post team playoff-record 493 total yards, including franchise-best 423 yards passing from Rodgers.

2008: Played in 11 games with two starts…Inactive for first three games due to a sprained knee sustained in preseason at Denver (Aug. 22)…Aside from his two starts, primarily saw time on PATs and FGs, along with some spot duty at RG…At Seattle (Oct. 12): Made NFL debut, seeing time on PATs and FGs…At Tennessee (Nov. 2): Started first career NFL game, opening at RG with the offensive line shuffling due to Clifton’s absence (illness)…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Started at RG with Jason Spitz shifting over to LG and Daryn Colledge starting at RT. Blocked for team’s season-high 211 rushing yards, and helped pave the way for RBs Grant and DeShawn Wynn to each post 106 yards rushing, only the second time since 1985 that a Packers RB tandem each rushed for 100-plus yards in the same game…2008 Draft: Selected by the Packers with their second fourth-round selection (135th overall, 22nd OL), a free agency compensatory pick. Became only the second draft pick from Central Florida in franchise history, joining WR Charles Lee, who was taken in the seventh round in 2000. Only the second offensive lineman from UCF ever drafted, joining C Mike Mabry, selected in the seventh round by Baltimore in 2003.

COLLEGE: Played in 50 games with 43 starts, joining classmate Keith Shologan as the only players in the program’s history at the time to appear in 50 career games…Played for an 0-11 team as a true freshman and capped his career by helping lead the Golden Knights to their first conference championship in school history as a senior with a 7-1 record in conference (10-4 overall)…Showed his versatility by starting at both guard spots and at right tackle during his career…Was a teammate of former Packers S Atari Bigby for one season and Bears WR Brandon Marshall for two seasons…Majored in criminal justice…Senior season (2007): Started all 14 games and named first-team All-Conference USA by the league’s coaches and media…Capped off career by helping to lead UCF to its first conference championship in school history…Helped the Knights’ offense set school records for points (501) and rushing yards (3,287) in a season…Blocked for Kevin Smith as he recorded the second-best rushing yardage total in NCAA history with 2,567 yards, trailing only Barry Sanders’ 2,628 yards in 1988…Smith set a major college record with 450 rushing attempts, topping the mark of 405 carries by Marcus Allen at Southern California in 1981…Was part of a line that helped Smith post 100-yard games 13 times on the year, including six 200-plus-yard games…Started games at RT and both G spots during the season…Junior season (2006): Started all 12 games at RT…Opened holes for Smith as he ranked third in the conference with 103.8 rushing yards per game and posted four 100-yard games on the season…Sophomore season (2005): Started all 13 games at RT and graded out as one of the top linemen on the team…Helped pave the way for Smith as he set a school rushing record for a freshman with 1,178 yards and nine TDs…Blocked for Smith’s five 100-yard rushing games…Freshman season (2004): Played in all 11 games with four starts at RG as a true freshman…Made collegiate debut in season opener at No. 21 Wisconsin (Sept. 4)…One of six linemen to letter on the offensive line.

PERSONAL: Given name Josh James Sitton…Last name is pronounced SITT-en…Born in Jacksonville, Fla. …Single…High school: Four-year letterwinner at Pensacola (Fla.) Catholic High and three-year starter…Earned second-team all-state and first-team all-area honors as an offensive lineman as a senior…Allowed just three sacks over two seasons as an offensive lineman…Added 50 tackles and six sacks as a defensive lineman as a senior…Also lettered twice in basketball…Community involvement: Hosted the Josh Sitton Holiday Shopping Event in 2012, buying gifts for children to help support the PALS Program of Brown County...Attended the annual holiday party for Families of Children with Cancer...Was part of the Packers Tailgate Tour in 2011, making scheduled and surprise visits to various communities around the state…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Visited the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. …Played in the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Sawgrass in May 2011…Played in the Donald Driver Celebrity Softball Game and was a celebrity guest at fundraising dinner for the Donald Driver Foundation…Helped coach participants at the Packers’ Women’s Association Football 101 event…Traveled to Montana to attend the Doug Betters Whitefish Winter Classic, an annual event held by the former Miami Dolphins DE who today is a quadriplegic as the result of a 1998 skiing accident…In summer 2010, was a guest instructor at a football camp at Pensacola Catholic…Visited children’s hospitals and participated in Habitat for Humanity during college…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys hunting, fishing, watching movies and listening to music, naming country, rock and southern rock as his favorite genres…Lists King of Queens as his favorite TV show and Lynyrd Skynyrd as his favorite band…Says his favorite food is anything with cheese in it…Also recently took up curling and racquetball…Attended his first Mardi Gras in 2010…Once worked as a telemarketer…Residence: Pensacola, Fla.

 

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