JOHNATHAN FRANKLIN RUMORS
Last year the Packers won the running back sweepstakes in the draft by selecting Offensive Rookie of the Year Eddie Lacy and promising speedster Johnathan Franklin. Will Ted Thompson look to repeat his success by selecting another running back in this years draft? With all the Packers needs on the defensive side of the ball signs point to no. The Packers could, however, be interested...
Today the Green Bay Packers signed one of the most underrated running backs in the NFL. Kahlil Bell was a force for the Chicago Bears a few years back, and I honestly do not know how he was not on a team. He reminds me a lot of Fred Jackson, a very patient runner. The […]
Rookie running back Johnathan Franklin made the trip to Detroit on the same day he was placed on season-ending injured reserve. Franklin, a fourth-round pick from UCLA who rushed for 103 yards in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals, declined to discuss his injury situation in the postgame locker room at Ford Field. He left […]
Today the Green Bay Packers placed running back Johnathan Franklin on the season-ending injured reserve. Jonathan Franklin is dealing with a concussion. He suffered the injury Week 12 against the Vikings. Franklin will have the entire offseason to come back from the injury. That is not a good sign that Franklin is heading to the I/R for a concussion. […]
It is tough to assess what it means from Week 4 given that James Starks, while replacing the injured Eddie Lacy, went down with an injury of his own but Johnathan Franklin got onto the field for the first time for Green Bay. He played in 43 snaps and carried the ball 13 times for 103 yards – becoming the second Packers RB in as many weeks to top 100 – adding three catches for...
According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, rookie running back Johnathan Franklin has yet to show the Packers the “wow factor” during practice.
Franklin hasn’t shown any “wow” factor yet. He has been adequate, not special, as a pass blocker. He’s tough and quick, but has struggled making headway between the tackles partially due to size.
In a classic example of a stranger in a strange land, Green Bay Packers rookie Johnathan Franklin is experiencing an extreme case of culture shock as he tries to become acclimated to the unfamiliar, more nature-rich environs typical in the fine state of Wisconsin. Born and raised in California, Franklin attended UCLA, so this is [...]The post Packers rookie blown away by moose head...
If Johnathan Franklin is going to become the mayor of Green Bay one day like he hopes, there are certain things that the Packers rookie running back will have to get used to.
After growing up in Los Angeles, one of the things Franklin is not yet accustomed to is the hunting culture in Wisconsin and the way that some choose to display their kills.
"I saw a moose head in a room...
Green Bay Packers rookie Johnathan Franklin is fighting for a roster spot.
As he does so, the California transplant is adjusting to a lifestyle that is night and day from what he used to.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. Johnathan Franklin does not understand why there was any confusion over his ability to participate in the Green Bay Packers' offseason workouts. The rookie running back confirmed Friday that he is completely cleared to join the Packers for all upcoming sessions, including Organized Team Activities (OTAs).
"I graduated last June (2012)," Franklin said...