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COLT LYERLA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Colt Lyerla arrested for suspicion of DWI

Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla was arrested in Washington County, Oregon, early Sunday morning for suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants (via OregonLive.com). It’s just another incident in a long line of off-field issues for the talented tight end, who signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent this past offseason. Lyerla was arrested...
Via Sportsnaut
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Place Colt Lyerla on IR, Keep Him for Future

When it came to Colt Lyerla and his injury, the Green Bay Packers could have handled the situation in one of two ways; offer him an injury settlement and move on or place him on IR, which means he is still a Packer if he clears waivers as expected. Ted Thompson and the Packers chose IR, meaning that Lyerla will stay in Green Bay and given a shot to make the roster when he returns...
Via The Packers Guru
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Waive/Injured TE Colt Lyerla

  The Green Bay Packers have waived/injured undrafted TE Colt Lyerla on Tuesday, according to Tom Pelissero. Pelissero adds that Lyerla would revert to the Packers injured reserve list for at least the time being in the event he goes unclaimed off of waivers. Lyerla was one of the more notable undrafted signings given his talent and the Packers need for help at tight end. Unfortunately...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Update: Colt Lyerla out multiple weeks with knee injury

Green Bay Packers tight end Colt Lyerla will miss multiple weeks with a knee injury, Wes Hodkieicz of the Green Bay Gazette reported on Twitter.Lyerla suffered the injury, believed to be a sprain, last weekend. Teams do not have to specify injuries in training camp if they do not want to.Lyerla went undrafted out of the University of Oregon before signing with the Packers after the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

So far, Packers TE Colt Lyerla doesn’t look like the next Jimmy Graham

Packers rookie free agent TE Colt Lyerla has struggled the first two days of camp. When the Packers signed rookie free agent Colt Lyerla, there were a lot of people claiming the troubled tight end from Oregon was a first-round talent who went undrafted because of character concerns and legal issues. Some people even used Lyerla in the same sentence as Jimmy Graham when talking about...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Colt Lyerla worth the risk for the Packers

We’ve officially reached the dead point of the Packers’ season. Colt Lyerla was taken by the Packers as an undrafted rookie. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds in addition to a 39-inch vertical. You won’t see oversized guys moving in fridges and TVs into St. Norbert College dorms until July 25, so this is when things start to slow down a bit. But until that day approaches...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
June 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

A Few Observations as Packers OTAs Come to a Close

The open portion of the Packers’ OTAs have come to a close.  The team will be finishing up this week and then come back for mandatory minicamp June 17-19.  Training camp will open up on July 26 so it will be a while before we see the Green and Gold together again.  As this part of the off season comes to a close I’d like to offer a few observations. 1. Colt Lyerla- everything...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Why to watch Colt Lyerla

Second chances.  They are typically given whenever someone makes a terrible mistake and has to show why they should be allowed to return.  The main example in NFL is current New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick.  While with the Atlanta Falcons, Vick was involved in a highly publicized illegal dogfighting ring.  Vick was found guilty of the illegal action, released by the Falcons...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyerla opens up about life's 'low point' before signing with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Colt Lyerla wasn't sure if he'd ever get a chance to play football again. The life of the 21-year-old talented but troubled tight end had deviated away from the game, first by choice and then by necessity. Lyerla was suspended by the University of Oregon early in the 2013 season before eventually parting ways on a permanent basis. Football clearly wasn't at the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Fans: Give Colt Lyerla a Chance

Will Colt Lyeral live up to his potential in Green Bay? Fighting your own demons is tough enough as it is, but when you’re a member of either a Division I college football team or an NFL franchise, that task can seem downright impossible. That is the quest that stands before Green Bay Packers rookie tight end Colt Lyerla. If you aren’t already aware, Lyerla has quite the backstory...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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