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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Don't call Nick Perry the savior of the Green Bay Packers' defense. Dismissing that notion during rookie minicamp, the first-round pick out of USC does not want to approach his upcoming first NFL season with such high expectations.
But even if Perry did want to put that type of pressure on himself, there would be a lot of potential obstacles standing in his way from saving a defense that finished 27th in the NFL in sacks last season.
Perry will first have to learn a new position, outside linebacker, a change that was far from his idea.
"I know I've got to make the transition," Perry said. "Whatever I can do to help the team, that's what I'm here for."
During the Combine two months before the draft, Perry told reporters he would prefer to go to a team that played a 4-3 defense and would use him at defensive end, the position he played in college. But Perry would up being selected by the Packers, who are a strictly a 3-4 t...
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Six months into a six-year prison sentence, former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly has been released from a Texasprison.Jolly applied for -- and was granted shock probation, according to ABC 13-TV in Houston, Texas. Tuesdays ruling allowed Jolly to be released early on probation after experiencing the shock or trauma of being in jail. Jolly, 29, was eligible for...
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I'd like to offer a complete rundown of all the happenings at this past weekend's Green Bay Packers rookie orientation camp. But, alas (when was the last time you saw that word in a blog that wasn't dated from the Middle Ages?! Wait, did they have blogs then...?), I find that the best summary around is that offered by -- not surprisingly -- the Green Bay Press Gazette...
It seems that everyone is falling on hard times these days. According to a report in USA Today, a Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl XLV Ring was pawned at an Grand Shute, Wisconsin pawn shop earlier this week. Before you go getting all worked up about yet another NFL player losing their fortune and resorting [...]
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