Linebacker A.J. Hawk took an offseason pay cut. He has been criticized by some Packers fans in the past for a lack of big plays or being a step slow.
Well, Green Bay is getting its money's worth so far this year.
The eighth-year veteran has stepped up big inside and provided a steady presence on a linebacker unit ravaged by injuries heading into Sunday's game against the...
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October 17, 2013
And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for! It’s time for the weekly NFC North and NFC South Game Balls and Goats awards ceremony. Well, actually, it’s just the NFC North Game Balls and Goats this week. In what is perhaps a reflection of just how poor the NFC South has looked so far […]The post Game Balls and Goats: A.J. Hawk sinks talons into Baltimore Ravens by...
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.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A.J. Hawk has seen hundreds of players come and go during his seven years with the Green Bay Packers. It's the part of the job that he hates. But Hawk is never the one clearing out his locker and saying goodbye. He's always the one watching it happen to a player who has suddenly become a former teammate of his.
Hawk has continued to find ways to stick...
One of the hardest things for the average fan to comprehend is how NFL contracts work and how they apply to a team’s salary cap. There are many complicated elements, rules, and exceptions that can be hard to sort out. In this series, my goal is to help you better understand how this whole system works, plus what it means to the Green Bay Packers’ current salary cap and contract...
Cut him or keep him? The Packers might just stay uncomfortably married to AJ Hawk.
The topic of A.J. Hawk gets debated to death by Packers fans every offseason.
Some fans view Hawk as an overpaid bust who has no business on the field. Others view him as a serviceable player even though he hasn’t lived up to his status as a high draft pick. A few delusional fans even think some...
1) Introduction: Everyone knows the story of A.J. Hawk, because it’s how people have measured his reputation and performance. As the fifth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, Hawk was supposed to be more than he has been. Being “assignment sure” has become more of a condemnation of his skills than an emblem of solid play. Still, Hawk has been the consistent force...
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.
The Packers linebacker cut off his long locks and donated them to a charity that serves children who have suffered hair loss due to medical treatments, health conditions or burn accidents.
1) Introduction: Despite being the highly touted 5th overall draft pick in the 2006, many have considered Hawk a bust in the sense that he never lived up to his lofty draft status. While a solid player, Hawk never did show much penchant for making the big play and many fans were hopeful that Hawk would be released in the 2011 season. Much to their dismay, the Packers...