Veteran linebacker Robert Francois re-signed with the Packers on Friday
The Packers’ roster is filled with stars, but there are just as many little-known backups whose dreams are a lot bigger than their current roles. I’ll be focusing on those players in this new weekly feature.
How did he get to Green Bay? Robert Francois was originally signed by the Vikings as an undrafted...
The Green Bay Packers have re-signed linebacker Robert Francois, the team announced on Saturday.
The free agent appeared in all 16 games for the Packers last season and had 13 tackles, all on special teams.
A three-year veteran, all with Green Bay, has totaled 34 tackles and two interceptions along with three passes defended in 35 games.
Source: Sports Network
Packers LB Robert Francois
Who says the Packers never do anything in free agency?
On Friday afternoon, inside linebacker Robert Francois agreed to a one-year contract to remain in Green Bay, according to ProFootballTalk via Twitter. In the days leading up to free agency, Francois openly discussed his preference to stay with the Packers.
“They brought him in,” said Noel LaMontagne...
It's not the type of splashy free-agent move most teams in the NFL are making, but the Green Bay Packers have retained one of their own.
According to multiple reports, Robert Francois signed a one-year deal to remain in Green Bay.
Francois is an inside linebacker, but he did not play a single snap on defense last season. His main role was on special teams, where he finished with...
No, it’s not the big free agent announcement Green Bay Packer fans have been waiting for – but there is news along the Packers free agent front as the team is reportedly close to reaching a one-year agreement with linebacker Robert Francois, according to a report by Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Francois, who joined the Packers back in 2010 as an un-drafted...
1) Introduction: Since being picked up by the Packers in 2009, the most action ILB Robert Francois has seen was in 2011. He filled in as the right-side starter for three games when both A.J. Hawk and Desmond Bishop were out with injuries. His performance was admirable, snatching a couple interceptions in athletic fashion, but he hasn’t done much since.
ILB Robert Francois, #49, celebrates an interception against the Detroit Lions.
As we head into our first days of the Green Bay Packers training camp, I decided to spotlight a few back-up players from last year’s team who could be contenders to make the roster again. My first selection is Robert Francois, an inside linebacker who made some bright flashes as a temporary starter...
1) Introduction: In a little bit of trivia, Robert Francois has the ignoble distinction of being the player cut on the Minnesota Vikings roster in 2009 to make room for one Brett Lorenzo Favre (so the Packers won twice with that transaction it seems). Other than that, Francois has been relatively quiet while being buried behind bigger names like AJ Hawk, Desmond...
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Second turnover for Matthew Stafford today. Pass was picked off by linebacker Robert Francois and returned two yards to the 35.
Stafford had an interception in the second quarter that helped set up the Packers' first score: a 3-yard Aaron Rodgers TD pass to Greg Jennings.