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S Chris Banjo making the most of his opportunities

Green Bay Packers safety Chris Banjo is now also taking the place of injured safety Sean Richardson in the team’s Big Okie package and the special teamer is starting to open eyes to what he can do on defense. In addition to the Big Okie package,  Banjo also plays in the unit's in the dime package, which features six defensive backs. “Chris is smart, he can run … he’s just...
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October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Banjo Could Be On The Chopping Block

We’re just two weeks away from the league mandated cut day for all teams. That time teams make the dreaded decisions of cutting players to stay under the 75 player limit. For the Green Bay Packers, this year’s cut could prove to be difficult. One player who could be on the wire could be Chris Banjo. Banjo originally joined the franchise in 2013 after being released by the Jacksonville...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Banjo Makes Some Noise

Packers Notes will provide exclusive updates from training camp whenever we have a person in attendance, so check back every day for the latest news, views and analysis. -I said it last year and I’ll say it again, I hope the Packers find a way to keep Chris Banjo on the final 53-man roster. While he might be the smallest defensive back on the roster, nobody has a bigger heart....
Via Packers Notes
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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 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...
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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...
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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
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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