Offensive Tackle Bryan Bulaga signed a new contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. As of this posting, the length and value of the contract is not available to the public. Bulaga spent the first 10 seasons of his career with the Green Bay Packers.
Update: Per Ian Rapoport, it’s a three-year, $30 million deal
Former Packers’ OT Bryan Bulaga reached agreement with the Los Angeles Chargers, per source.
More protection for whoever plays QB….
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2020
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2020
Bryan Bulaga Signs With Los Angeles Chargers
Bryan Bulaga started all 16 games for the Packers in 2019 and had a bounce back season. Due to injuries over the years, Bulaga last started all 16 games in the 2016 season. According to Pro Football Focus, in 2019 Bulaga played 898 snaps, committing only 6 penalties and giving up only 4 sacks. He was an anchor along an offensive line that helped lead Green Bay to the NFC Championship game.
Drafted 23rd overall in the the first round of the 2010 NFL draft, Bulaga made the 201o NFL All-Rookie team. He became a regular starter in week five and was a weekly fixture in the lineup for the rest of the season. With his start in Super Bowl XLV of that year, he became the youngest player to start in a Super Bowl. Injuries plagued Bulaga in several of the following seasons. In 2012 he was limited to nine games due to injury, and he missed all of 2013 with an ACL tear. He also had rough years in 2015 and 2017. Playing in a combined 17 games in those two seasons.
Bryan Bulaga grew up in Illinois and attended the University of Iowa. One of only 11 true Freshman to play for Iowa in 2007, Bulaga was named to the Freshman All-Big Ten team. 2008 saw Bulaga named second team All-Big Ten and receive the team award for hustle on offense. In 2009 Bulaga had his best year of college football. He was a first team Sporting News All-American, and the offensive lineman of the year in the Big Ten.
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