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Could D.J. Smith take A.J. Hawk's job in 2012?
Since being drafted in the first round of the 2006 NFL draft, A.J. Hawk has consistently been one of the most criticized players for the Green Bay Packers. In fact, it would be safe to say that the former No. 5 overall pick has been widely considered somewhat of a bust during his tenure in the league.
It seems that every year Packers fans are wondering whether or not this will be the last time that Hawk remains a starting inside linebacker for Green Bay. However, every year before the start of the regular season they inevitably see Hawk’s name in the starting lineup without a possible replacement challenging him.
That may no longer be the case for Green Bay and Hawk. According to a report from Gregg Rosenthal at NFL.com, Hawk could lose playing time to second-year player D.J. Smith. Rosenthal does state that it is unlikely that Smith will completely replace Hawk, but could definitely begin taking away snaps from him.
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A.J. Hawk is a physical force -- even on the golf course. The Packers linebacker proved such at a recent charity tournament when he was seen playing football with former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith, among others. A guy, identified on YouTube as "The Cable Guy" Bill Griffin, hauled in a pass, but Hawk made sure the man didn't get comfortable. Hawk tossed the guy...
During a touch football game that featured AJ Hawk, Troy Smith, Doug Datish, Bobby Carpenter, Mario Manningham and Bryan Scott; the Green Bay Packers linebacker in Hawk decided to push a guy into the lake during the charity outing.
It’s pretty funny if you take a look in the video above. We’ll see if Hawk can do the same to his opponents on the field as the NFL season starts...
Packers seventh-round pick Andrew Datko.
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Advertising exec Bill Griffin from Comcast Cable of the Mahoning Valley got drilled by Green Bay Packer LB A.J. Hawk at the Minds Celebrity Golf Outing at Avalon Lakes Golf & Country Club in Warren,...
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The list of accomplishments, accolades and honors in the career of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers continues to grow. Rodgers can now add 'No. 1 player in the NFL' to his resume after topping the NFL Network's "Top 100" list.Rodgers, at only 28 years old, already has a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy with no signs of slowing down in his future. With this...
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Aaron Rodgers, fresh off one of the most impressive seasons by a quarterback in NFL history, was voted the No. 1 player in the NFL Networks Top 100 series. The voting, which was done by NFL players, saw the 2011 NFL MVP come in at the top. In 2011, Rodgers threw for 45 touchdowns and six interceptions while guiding the Green Bay Packers to a 15-1 record and the top seed in the...
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Mike McCarthy has called the 2012 Green Bay Packers his most experienced and talented team, putting pressure on the team to perform up to the levels of his recent clubs have. The Packers steamrolled through the regular season a year ago, finishing 15-1 and averaging 35 points per game. But plans for a Super Bowl repeat were dashed with a divisional round playoff loss, a stinging...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was voted the NFL’s best player by players around the league. Even though he had a rough playoff game against the New York Giants I can’t argue with him being number one.
While watching Rodgers go to work over the course of the entire 2011 season, he was almost flawless and picked apart opposing defenses with ease.
Aaron Rodgers was recently announced as the number one NFL player of the 2012 season. With that said, let us take a look at some of the numbers behind the top 100 NFL players.
Most players by division
AFC North: 16
NFC East: 16
NFC North: 16
NFC South: 13
NFC West: 13
AFC South: 9
AFC West: 9
AFC East: 8
Most players on the list by team
Very average linebacker A.J. Hawk pushed a guy into a lake making a tackle during a pick-up football game with some Ohio State alums at a charity golf tournament. I always felt the lack of boobie traps and hazards was the one thing that kept the XFL from taking off. That’s what you get for half-assing it, McMahon.
– Gronk will once again have his general shirtlessness on display...