NFL News: The Green Bay Packers have waived former Buckeye, Brandon Saine. Saine went undrafted in 2011 and played in 8 games as a rookie. He ran 18 times for 69 yards while also catching 10 balls for 69 yards. It’s hard to believe that a running back needy team would let Saine go at this point but maybe this means they are making room for another? Possibly a guy like Ahmad...
The Green Bay Packers announced today that they released running back Brandon Saine and linebacker D.J. Smith.
Both players were released due to failed physical’s, since they’re both rehabbing from serious injuries.
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The Green Bay Packers have released running back Brandon Saine and linebacker D.J. Smith.
Saine signed with the Packers as a non-drafted free agent out of Ohio State in July 2011. He rushed for 69 yards on 18 carries and caught 10 passes for 69 yards as a rookie in 2011.
Saine appeared in six games in 2012 before a knee injury at Houston ended his season.
The Packers drafted Smith...
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According to the Green Bay Packers team website, the team has released running back Brandon Saine and linebacker DJ Smith. The transactions were announced by Packers GM Ted Thompson. Both were lost to season-ending knee injuries last season and even more ironically, during the same week six game against the Houston Texans.
Saine appeared in a handful of games in 2011 and 2012...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A torn ACL early last season has now ended Brandon Saine's time with the Green Bay Packers. According to multiple reports, the Packers released Saine on Wednesday after the 24-year-old running back failed his physical.
Saine, who went undrafted out of Ohio State in 2011, injured his knee in Week 6 at Houston and was placed on injured reserve.
Though Saine is...
Could Packers RB Brandon Saine be on the team over James Starks in 2013?
I just recorded a podcast on the Packers running backs with my colleagues Jason Perone and Marques Eversoll. One of them, I can’t remember which, asked an interesting question: Will Brandon Saine make the Packers roster over James Starks?
Saine missed most of the 2012 season after blowing out his knee. He...
The Green Bay Packers have announced that they will be
without starting linebacker D.J. Smith and backup running back Brandon Saine
for the remainder of the season, reports Kareem Copeland of NFL.com.
Smith injured his knee during the Packers’ victory over the
Houston Texans Monday Sunday night. Coach Mike McCarthy didn’t offer details on
Smith’s injury, just...
Packers RB Brandon Saine
I could have easily titled this post “Brandon Saine: The New Brandon Jackson?” or “Brandon Saine Could Be Packers Third Down Back,” because that’s exactly what he’s shaping up to be. Though, in all fairness, I actually think he could be better than Jackson used to be.
Saine was picked up by the Green Bay Packers in 2011 as an undrafted rookie...
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I am probably the driver of the “Green Bay Packers don’t need a running back” bandwagon. So it may be funny that I took the time to talk with Brandon Saine this week at training camp. The fact is the Packers will always have running backs, it’s just part of football.
So why Saine? I like his story. It fits in line with numerous Packers on...
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1) Introduction: After an up-and-down career at Ohio State, Saine signed with the Packers as undrafted free agent on July 28. During the 2011 preseason, no skill player saw more touches than Saine (25; 19 rushes for 51 yards, six receptions for 36). A big back that fits the positional mold of Ted Thompson, Saine was retained on the Packers 8-man practice squad to start...