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Packers sign Banjo, place Lattimore on IR

The Green Bay Packers have signed safety Chris Banjo to the active roster from the practice squad and placed LB Jamari Lattimore on injured reserve. The transactions were announced on Saturday. Banjo, a 5-foot-10, 207-pound second-year player out of SMU, was originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a non-drafted free agent in 2013. After being waived by the Jaguars on July...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Send LB Jamari Lattimore To I.R. & Promote S Chris Banjo

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Packers are sending LB Jamari Lattimore to the season-ending injured reserve list on Saturday and promoting S Chris Banjo from their practice squad. There has been talk in recent weeks that Lattimore could eventually end up on I.R. due to an injury. Lattimore, 26, is in the final year of his contract and will make a base salary of ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers set practice squad with 2014 personnel

That headline has a dual meaning: (1) the Packers have set their 2014 practice squad and (2) all 10 practice squad signees were with the Packers during the just completed 2014 preseason.Key among those signees was S Chris Banjo, who many -- including this writer -- felt was a surprise cut when the final 53-man roster was made.(Photo by Associated Press)Signed to the practice squad...
Via Packer Fans United
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers sign Banjo, White, Dorsey, 7 others to practice squad

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The majority of the toughest cuts made by the Green Bay Packers on Saturday were signed to the practice squad Sunday. Safety Chris Banjo, who was likely No. 54 on what can only be a 53-man active roster, was among the headliners who signed with the Packers practice squad. Wide receivers Myles White and Kevin Dorsey also made it through waivers and signed to Green...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Banjo Plays Winning Game

The Packers finished the preseason 3-1 with a 34-14 win over Kansas City. I focused my attention on 5 players, and here’s what I saw: AARON ADAMS – The second-year tackle suffered a knee injury in the first quarter and didn’t return. He was a long shot to make the 53-man roster going into the game, and now it’s all but certain he’s headed to either inured reserve or the...
Via Packers Notes
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers re-sign S Chris Banjo

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Chris Banjo received the birthday present that he was hoping for Wednesday, re-signing with the Green Bay Packers. The now-24-year-old safety was an exclusive-rights free agent this offseason. Banjo joined the Packers four days into the 2013 training camp. Playing a position at which Green Bay lacked talent and depth, Banjo performed well enough on defense and...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers Re-Sign S Chris Banjo

Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that the agent for Packers have re-signed exclusive rights free agent has confirmed that they have reached an agreement S Chris Banjo a one-year contract. Banjo, 24, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Methodist. He released this past season and later joined Green Bay where he appeared in 16...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: Chris Banjo

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. Chris Banjo, safety / special teams Season stats: 17 games, 19 tackles (including 9 on special teams), 5 missed tackles (all on defense), 2 passes defensed
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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