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J.C. Tretter | Guard

Team: Green Bay Packers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 2/12/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 307
College: Cornell
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J.C. Tretter is expected to get the first shot at the Packers' starting center job.
Tretter was the 122nd overall pick in last April's draft. He broke his leg and tore ligaments in his ankle during training camp and didn't play a single snap as a rookie. With Evan Dietrich-Smith now in Tampa, Tretter and Don Barclay should compete for center duties. Tretter is very athletic as a former college tight end. Mar 28 - 8:49 AM

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Packers activated OL J.C. Tretter (ankle, leg) from the reserve/PUP list.

A fourth-round rookie, Tretter broke his leg and tore ankle ligaments in training camp. Tretter played tackle in college, but is expected to man the interior in Green Bay. He'll provide depth for the season's final three games.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 05:15:00 PM

Packers placed OL J.C. Tretter (broken ankle) and S Sean Richardson (neck) on the reserve/PUP list.

They'll be eligible to return in Week 7, though Tretter is unlikely to play this season after breaking his leg and tearing ankle ligaments in rookie camp. A fourth-round pick, the Packers have to determine if he'll play guard or tackle. Tretter played tackle for Cornell, but is expected to stick on the interior in the NFL.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 05:41:00 PM

Packers fourth-round OL J.C. Tretter is out six months after suffering a fracture at the lower end of his fibula and torn ankle ligaments during OTA practice.

He'll likely miss the entire season. Tretter signed his contract just 11 days ago. A left tackle in college, Tretter was projected to contribute at center and guard. His rookie year will now amount to a "redshirt" campaign.
Tue, May 21, 2013 04:42:00 PM

Packers coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged that fourth-round pick OL J.C. Tretter's position is "undetermined."

Tretter played left tackle in college, but profiles as an interior lineman in the Packers' zone-blocking scheme. Ideally, he'll compete for snaps with Evan Dietrich-Smith at center, while providing depth at both guard spots. Tretter is not expected to start as a rookie.
Source: packers.com
Sat, May 11, 2013 07:17:00 PM

Packers signed No. 122 overall pick OL J.C. Tretter to a four-year contract.

The NFL isn't waiting for training camp anymore to sign its rookies. They're getting deals done before rookie minicamp. Tretter played tight end and left tackle at Cornell. He's ticketed for the interior line in Green Bay.
Fri, May 10, 2013 03:00:00 PM

Packers selected Cornell OL J.C. Tretter with the No. 122 overall pick.

Tretter (6-foot-3 5/8, 307) lettered at tight end his first two seasons before taking over as the Big Red's left tackle and earning unanimous All-Ivy League first-team honors as a senior. Heady and athletic but somewhat short armed (33 3/8"), Tretter is likely destined for the interior line. Despite breaking his nose just prior to the Senior Bowl, Tretter participated in the event. The Packers do have a history of success with mid to late round offensive linemen.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 01:20:00 PM

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