Posted May 28, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Green Bay Packers wait on reinstated defensive end Johnny Jolly, believing he deserves a second chance after a three-year suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. And while coach Mike McCarthy has refused to discuss what's keeping Jolly from reporting to the team's organized team activities, McCarthy says after Tuesday's OTA that everyone - including Jolly - deserves a shot at redemption. Jolly was one of the Packers' best defensive linemen before multiple arrests for possession of codeine earned him a six-year prison sentence he began serving in November 2011. However, after just six months in jail, Jolly was released and put on ''shock probation'' for the next decade. He was suspended indefinitely by the NFL before the 2010 season, in which the Packers won the Super Bowl. --- Online: and

Johnny Jolly still hasn’t reported to OTA’s

Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly still hasn’t reported to OTA’s after recently graduating from a court-ordered drug-rehabilitation program down in Houston. A sixth-round pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, Jolly was suspended indefinitely by the NFL in 2010 after multiple arrests in Houston for felony codeine possession. He served six months of a six-year term in jail...

For sale on Craigslist: Packers helmet golf cart

Have you ever been tooling around a golf course in a cart and thought to yourself, “Damn, I wish I could Packers-ify this cart by, like, 8,000 percent”? Yeah, me neither. But in case you did, this giant Packers helmet golf cart can be had for the low, low price of $6,900. Who knows? It’s a helmet. It might stop you from getting golf CTE. Naturally, like all ridiculous things...

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Packers' Raji not worried about contract

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Jolly Awaiting Second Chance

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Packers sign rookie Eddie Lacy

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have signed second round pick, running back Eddie Lacy. Eddie Lacy has agreed to terms with Packers. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 29, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? The post Packers sign rookie Eddie Lacy appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Green Bay Chill aiming to change league perceptions

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New Challenge for One of NFL's Top Guards

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