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B.J. RAJI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Packers Decision-Time Nearing on B.J. Raji

The Green Bay Packers had a dilemma coming off the 2013 season. Their starting defensive end recorded only 17 combined tackles in a 16 game season with zero explosive plays. He had become a place-holder rather than a play-maker. What does that translate to in terms of a new contract, if anything? If you were the Green Bay Packers would you consider that player’s body of work over...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

B.J. Raji out for season with torn biceps muscle

B.J. Raji’s 2014 season is over before it started. The Green Bay Packers nose tackle played just the first two series in Friday night’s game against the Oakland Raiders before sitting out the rest of the game with an apparent bicep injury. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said after the game that he believed the injury wasn’t too serious, but NFL.com reported Saturday that Raji...
Via NESN.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 5 Guys that Have to be Good: BJ Raji

Last year when I was brought on to the team here at PackersTalk.com my very first series was titled “5 guys that Have to be Good”.  Those 5 guys were Terrell Manning, Greg Van Roten, Bryan Bulaga, Jeremy Ross and Datone Jones.  Hot.  Damn.  These players were released, released, IR’d, released and injured/ineffective respectively.  You can look at this two ways, one way...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Shots fired: Green Bay Packers DT B.J. Raji named top-10 overrated player in NFL

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
Via cover32 - Packers
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Packers’ 2014 D begins and ends with Ragi

With the signing of Julius Peppers, B.J. Raji could have a snice year. I gave B.J. Raji a lot of grief last year. After setting career lows in total tackles (12) and tallying no sacks for the second straight season, it was completely warranted. Raji’s argument was that he barely played his true position as a bona fide nose tackle. He dabbled in playing end and also spent time as...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
July 22, 2014  |  1 Comment

Green Bay Packers: Why B.J. Raji Will Return to Form in 2014

The biggest thing the Green Bay Packers defense has been lacking over the past three seasons is difference makers. Every great defense in the NFL has them and they are essential to a dominant defense. Unfortunately, the Packers have been lacking these kinds of players recently and if their defense is going to improve in 2014, they need more of them to come to the forefront.  Defensive...
Via The Packers Guru
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers re-sign DT BJ Raji

BJ Raji reportedly turned down a 5-year, 40 million dollar extension from the Packers before last season. If that’s true, he has to be kicking himself hard. This 1-year, 4 million dollar deal is a steep fall from that. The Packers originally offered Raji this 1-year, 4 million dollar deal before the start of the off-season, but he turned it down in favor of hitting the open market...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Yet another re-signing for the Green Bay Packers, Raji will remain

B.J. Raji has reached an agreement with the Green Bay Packers. The deal is a one-year contract worth $4 million. Raji played all 16 games for the Packers last season and despite his drop in production during the past year, he is still an integral piece of the Packers defense. The Packers drafted Raji with the ninth pick and it was clear that they weren’t going to let him leave...
Via cover32 - Packers
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Upcoming free agents

B.J Raji and Ryan Pickett are among the upcoming free agents for the Packers The Green Bay Packers are in a peculiar situation.  They enter this offseason with around $27 million in cap space.  That large number gives the Packers plenty of options of how they can spend their large amount of money.  General manager Ted Thompson could choose to go a different route than in year’s...
Via isportsweb.com
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Free Agent Primer: BJ Raji

It seems like only yesterday. Everyone was sitting around wondering if B.J. Raji was the next great nose tackle in the rich history of the 3-4 defense. It was early in 2011, and Raji was coming off of a season where he recorded 6.5 sacks, and 51 pressures. He was dynamic, and earned Pro Bowl consideration, and likely would have played in the game had the Packers not gotten to the...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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