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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Johnny Jolly wouldn't put a number on it, but the Green Bay Packers' recently reinstated defensive lineman gained a lot of weight over the past three years. Staying in NFL game-ready shape didn't seem too important while experiencing the legal problems that put an extended pause on Jolly's football career.
Jolly's future had a very bleak outlook in November 2011 when a Texas judge sentenced him to six years in prison following multiple drug arrests. It seemed almost impossible for Jolly to ever step on an NFL field again, so the already-large 325-pounder allowed his weight to climb well beyond that.
"I was big," Jolly said, now back with the Packers for the first time since January 2010. "I was just big. Being out three years and not really doing too much, I mean, what else would you expect? I guess it was eating the wrong foods."
Jolly is now on the right track. He was released from prison in May 2012 for "shock pro...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A golf outing with Donald Driver has current Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones thinking that his former teammate may be having second thoughts about retirement.
Driver retired in February after 14 years with the Packers, but Jones interpreted their recent conversations to be that the franchise's all-time leading receiver might want a 15th NFL season...
Johnny Jolly is happy to be back with his football family after three years out of the game and several months behind bars.
According to this photo, Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy put on some serious weight. He's just plain fat at training camp.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
8:20 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 26 minutes)
CB Casey Hayward (Hamstring -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 2)
CB Davon House (Illness -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 2)
DE Mike Neal (Abdomen -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 2)
RB DuJuan Harris (Knee -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 2)
OL Derek Sherrod (Leg -- Consecutive...
Veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson struggled at times to get open last season
The Green Bay Packers reported to camp on Thursday and worked in shells on Friday and Saturday. Here are three somewhat under-the-radar issues facing the team heading into the first full week of practice:
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It’s fair to blame the offensive line and the quarterback for the ridiculous...
Now that the Packers have actually been on the field and in pads, Mike and Dan share their very early impressions of the 2013 team. They discuss the good start by rookie draft picks Datone Jones, Johnathan Franklin, and Micah Hyde. They also take a stab at one possible theory why Mike Neal is starting camp on the injury report.
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After they eased into playing football again, Mike McCarthy is looking forward to seeing his Green Bay Packers in pads for the first time since the end of last season.
''When you put the pads on the first time, yeah, it'll definitely be more urgency than it's been down there the last two days,'' McCarthy said Saturday...
With Broncos center Dan Koppen lost for the season the first name that came to everyone’s mind was that of Jeff Saturday. Saturday, 38, was the longtime center for Peyton Manning in Indianapolis but the [...]
This Green Bay Packers fan sported what is easily the haircut of the day during Saturday's training camp practice and surrounding festivities.
Since the spring, the Packers' remodeled offensive line has been trying to work out the kinks. Starting with Sunday's first full-throttle practice, the unit will get a progress report. As Marshall Newhouse put it: "Pads will tell you a lot."
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