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Packers sign former Badgers WR Abbrederis to active roster

Former Badgers wide receiver Jared Abbrederis has been signed to the Green Bay Packers active roster from the practice squad. The Packers also released defensive tackle Bruce Gaston. Abbrederis was drafted by the Packers in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Abbrederis suffered a knee injury in training camp in 2014 and spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve. The Wautoma...
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Ex-Badgers WR Abbrederis misses Packers practice with concussion

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Receiver Jared Abbrederis was held out of Green Bay Packers training camp on Friday with a concussion. The second-year wideout got hurt on the opening day of practice on Thursday after falling hard to the ground during an interception. Coach Mike McCarthy said Abbrederis was going through the concussion protocol. The Wisconsin native and fifth-round draft pick...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers rookie WR Abbrederis confirms ACL injury, out for year

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Every catch that Jared Abbrederis made during the early days of training camp was met with loud applause from the Green Bay Packers fans in attendance. But after tearing his ACL in practice this week, the rookie wide receiver who grew up 80 miles from Lambeau Field will have to wait until 2015 to make his first official grab for his childhood team. Abbrederis,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Abbrederis quietly embracing hometown-hero role with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jared Abbrederis isn't a spotlight type of guy. The former walk-on at the University of Wisconsin has the demeanor of a player who's had to earn every bit of respect on the football field. However, being born and raised less than 90 miles from Lambeau Field and being the first Badgers player drafted by the Green Bay Packers since 2001, Abbrederis is in a spotlight...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. A reader requested that I post the profile […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft preview: Jared Abbrederis

It’s certain that Jared Abbrederis will be selected in the 2014 NFL draft. What isn’t certain is when. The former walk-on joined the University of Wisconsin in 2009 as a to-be quarterback. Now Abbrederis looks to make a splash into the NFL. At this point, Abbrederis is expected to be selected between the third and the fifth round. In five years at Wisconsin, Abbrederis has grown...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing Wisconsin football at the 2014 scouting combine

Analyzing Wisconsin football at the 2014 scouting combineAt last month’s NFL Scouting Combine, six former Wisconsin football players showcased their skills as they looked to enhance their stocks before the draft takes place May 8-10. Let’s take a look at each of these six UW alums and preview their NFL futures. Jared Abbrederis, WR Most of Abbrederis’s combine results place...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Abbrederis walks off on top for No. 19 Wisconsin

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer Former walk-on Jared Abbrederis has set a new standard with his exemplary college career for No. 19 Wisconsin. The Badgers historically churn out quality walk-ons. This month, Abbrederis won the Burlsworth Trophy, a relatively new college football award given to the top player who started as a walk-on. Abbrederis...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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