Clay Matthews expects to be fully healthy for training camp

The Green Bay Packers suffered through one of the worst injury-plagued seasons in their history last season, and one of those often injured players was Clay Matthews. He struggled all season long with a thumb injury that required two separate operations, and missed a large chunk of the season. According to reports coming out of Green Bay, Matthews expects to be healthy once training...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Draft Primer: LB C.J. Mosley

The Packers ILB may seem shored up -- but that may not be the case after all. The Packers have flirted with AJ Hawk's contract and on-field status for years and for good reason -- he constantly gets outplayed by cheaper players playing opposite him. Whether it was the good ol' days of Nick Barnett, or the epic run of Desmond Bishop, or even the one-year wonder Brad...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Green Bay Packers should trade down in the first round

In less than one month, the top football prospects will gather in New York City for the 2014 NFL draft.  Since January, the Houston Texans have been on the clock, as they hold the number one overall pick.  The reigning NFC North division champion Green Bay Packers hold the 21st overall pick and have many ways they can go with their selection.  While they could wait to see if the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Hawk moonlights as a minister

He's no Reggie White but A.J. Hawk recently presided over the wedding of one of the Packers' athletic trainers. While Hawk is best known for being a reliable linebacker (if not a very flashy one), he's also a minister who knows how to perform wedding ceremonies, like the one he did for Nate Weir: “Nate couldn’t get enough of Green Bay,” cracked A.J...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Daniels: Julius Peppers is still a ‘freak of nature’ at 34

Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels says Julius Peppers is still a “freak of nature.” “Charles Woodson played pretty well at 34,” Daniels Daniels told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Julius Peppers is by every means of the word a ‘freak of nature.’ I don’t think age is going to affect him too much. And he’s got some pretty good players lined up with...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Packers add depth via the draft at inside linebacker?

Last week I talked about how the Packers simply can’t be deep enough at the linebacking position. Clay Matthews has been injury prone the last few seasons, and this past season especially it was as if being a linebacker meant being hurt for at least two games unless your name is A.J. Hawk. The Packers have added some key defensive personnel so far this offseason, but the inside...
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9 days ago  |  1 Comment

Monday is the first day that an NFL team can tag a player, What are the tags?

Monday is the first day that NFL teams can make one of these three designations to players. Here is a list of what the tags are and what it means.  Non-exclusive franchise tender Team must agree to pay player for one year at the percentage against the current salary cap of the five highest salaries […]The post Monday is the first day that an NFL team can tag a player, What are...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Hawk: Packers are going to miss Kevin Greene

Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk told reporters this week that they’re going to miss former linebackers coach Kevin Greene next season after he stepped down at the end of their season. “I told him, he’s like one of the last true warriors of the game,” Hawk said via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “He literally gave his body to the game and played so hard and cared so much. I...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Hawk overcomes ego and takes pay cut

Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk doesn’t need a big fancy contract to feel like he belongs. A.J. Hawk, 29, is preparing for his eighth season with the Packers in 2013. Hawk was approached to take a pay cut during training camp, which he agreed to. Please click here to read this story. The post A.J. Hawk overcomes ego and takes pay cut appeared first on Players View.
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

A.J. Hawk pushes guy into water at golf outing

Getty Images Thanks to Deadspin we have a video of Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk pushing a guy into a lake during a quick pick game of touch football during a charity gold outing. A.J. Hawk, Troy Smith, Doug Datish, Bobby Carpenter, Mario Manningham and Bryan Scott were in attendance. I thought this was quite funny, check out the video below.
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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