Packers release QB Hill, sign DE Merling

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Apparently the Packers didn't want to carry four quarterbacks on their roster for any longer as the team announced Wednesday morning that it released Nick Hill. In addition, the Packers also released tight end Cameron Ford and signed defensive end Phillip Merling. Hill, a 27-year-old left-handed quarterback, signed with the Packers on Jan. 20 after spending...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers Take A Chance on Phillip Merling

The Green Bay Packers have decided to take a chance on Phillip Merling. There is some breaking news today concerning the Green Bay Packers, as Adam Schefter reported recently on his official Facebook page that the Packers have signed free agent defensive end Phillip Merling and released quarterback Nick Hill as well as tight end Cameron Ford. This is interesting news as the...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers sign 2008 second-rounder Merling

The Packers signed defensive end Phillip Merling to a one-year deal. The 2008 second-round pick was unproductive in Miami, making just three starts in 46 games. He was the 32nd overall pick, and has experience in the 3-4 defense the Packers operate. Merling's practice habits were openly questioned by Dolphins coaches. He suffered a torn Achilles in 2010 and was charged with...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Q&A: Nick Hill, New Packers QB

It's been a great start to the year for new Packers quarterback Nick Hill. How did he wind up in Green Bay? What does he have to say about Kurt Warner and Aaron Rodgers? And whose words provided some motivation after toiling in arena football for three years?
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers sign QB Hill

The Green Bay Packers have signed quarterback Nick Hill. Hill signed with the Chicago Bears in 2008 as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Illinois. He was released before the 2009 season and played in the Arena Football League for the Orlando Predators in 2010-11 before signing with the AFL's Tampa Bay Storm for the 2012 season. In 2011, Hill completed 387 of 578 passes...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers sign Arena League quarterback Hill

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers 45 touchdown passes during the regular season will likely be enough to win the NFLs Most Valuable Player award. But on Friday, the Green Bay Packers signed a quarterback who threw 97 touchdowns this season. Yes, the Packers agreed to terms with Arena Football League quarterback Nick Hill, whose 97-touchdown, 17-interception season came while playing...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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