BBAO: The development of Scott Wells

November, 4, 2011
11/04/11
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We're Black and Blue All Over:

Very quietly, as Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee.com writes, Green Bay Packers center Scott Wells has developed into a frontline NFL player.

It was just two years ago when the Packers tried to replace him with Jason Spitz. Now, Wells is locked in as the Packers' presumably long-term starter and in position for a relatively lucrative contract extension when his deal expires at the end of this year.

Wells hasn't allowed a sack this season and has been called for only two holding penalties since the start of the 2010 season. His experience and intelligence is an underrated reason why the Packers' offense is clicking so efficiently this season.

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