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6 Recently-Drafted Players That Filled Key Voids on NFL Teams & Made Perfect Sense

After months of breaking down film and debating prospects, the draft finally came and went. And there were plenty of surprises along the way. Some teams reached for prospects throughout the draft, while others were successful in finding value...Ha’Sean Clinton-Dix, free safety, Green Bay Packers Heading into the draft, Ted Thompson had one main position on his mind
Via The Sports Daily - OLD
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Collins says he’s ready, waiting for a team to call

Former Packers safety Nick Collins tweeted the other day that he’s ready to play football again after suffering a career ending neck injury just a couple of years ago. Collins told ESPN Milwaukee that he’s ready to go and waiting for a team to come calling. “The only doctor that was really unsure was Dr. McKenzie. He wasn’t quite sold on the idea of me playing for the Packers...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Collins is ready to make an NFL comeback

Former Packers safety Nick Collins announced on Twitter that he’ll attempt to make a comeback after suffering season ending neck injury a couple of years ago. Who's looking for a top notch free safety. This kid is ready to dominate #2014 — Nick Collins (@nickdapick36) February 4, 2014 Nickdapick36 is ready for action. — Nick Collins (@nickdapick36) February 3, 2014 It...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Should The Steelers Bring Former Packers S Nick Collins In For A Look?

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't a team that goes after high-priced free agents during the offseason as they choose instead to shop in the bargain bin. With it looking like veteran free safety Ryan Clark might not be back in 2014, the Steelers could use a low-priced veteran with experience to fill his void for one or two season until a younger draft pick is fully groomed for the...
Via Steelers Depot
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins eyes NFL return

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nearly two years after a serious neck injury forced him out of football, former Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins has his sights set on a return to the NFL. "Who's looking for a top notch free safety," Collins posted on his Twitter account. "This kid is ready to dominate 2014." Collins also tweeted "Nickdapick36 is ready for action...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Collins Wants to Play Again-Will He Get the Opportunity?

Former Packers Safety Nick Collins has not played since injuring himself in the 2011 season. He is hoping his inactivity will soon come to an end. Collins took to Twitter late Monday night, declaring himself ready to play and “dominate” in the process:       This was the second tweet Collins had made on Monday in an effort to gain some interest around the league:    ...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Packers cheerleader Kaitlyn Collins fights cyber bullying (Video)

A former Green Bay Packers cheerleader is taking a stand against cyber bullying. Kaitlyn Collins, who cheered for the Packers in 2009, was recently the victim of cyber bullying when a photo of her was posted on the Chicago Bears Fan page on Facebook. According to the Green Bay Press Gazette, a Facebook user posted a photo of Collins on Monday with the following caption: “Like If...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Packers to release injured Collins

GREEN BAY, Wis. If Nick Collins wants to return to football, it won't be for the Green Bay Packers. Collins' agent, Alan Herman, confirmed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Wednesday that the Packers will release the three-time Pro Bowl safety, who underwent a single-level cervical fusion last September. In Week 2 of last season, with the Packers playing in Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Collins' career hinges on March appointment

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nick Collins will find out in March whether he is able to continue his NFL career or will be forced into early retirement. The 28-year-old safety for the Green Bay Packers, who suffered a severe neck injury in Week 2 on an attempted tackle, had spinal fusion surgery in late September and missed the remainder of this season. Collins had been named to the Pro Bowl...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers' Collins: 'It's been a great ride for me'

GREEN BAY, Wis. Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins isnt talking like a player who expects to play football again.The neck injury Collins suffered in Week 2 not only cost him the rest of this season but has the 28-year-old preparing for a premature end to his NFL career.Its been a great ride for me, Collins said Wednesday. The success that Ive had over these past years that Ive...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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