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SAM BARRINGTON RUMORS

Third-year LB Sam Barrington expected to have prominent role on Packers defense

Green Bay Packers third-year linebacker Sam Barrington has a huge opportunity with Brad Jones and A.J. Hawk both being released this offseason. Barrington is No. 1 on the team's depth chart after starting nine games in 2014, including the final seven. “Everybody wants to seem to crown me for no reason,” Barrington said, via Packers.com. “I kind of hope for it,” said...
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LB Sam Barrington hopes to call signals for Green Bay Packers defense

Heading into his third NFL season, linebacker Sam Barrington wants to make a larger impact for the Green Bay Packers' defense. Ready to step out of a specialized role, Barrington told Packers senior writer Mike Spofford that he aims to be an every-down linebacker that calls the defensive signals."I kind of hope for it," said Barrington, via the official website of the Green Bay Packers...
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Is Sam Barrington the answer at ILB for the Packers?

By the standards of most NFL teams, the Green Bay Packers had a successful 2014 season. They went undefeated at home, won their division, and were a few plays away from being the NFC’s representative in the Super Bowl. But the fans and the organization itself are used to this level of success, and often, anything less than a championship is seen as a wasted season. Changes have...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Barrington 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction:  Not too many people knew this guy when the season started. But when the season’s final chapter was written, everyone knew this guy. Kind of hard to believe that a seventh round pick is currently the best Packers’ inside linebacker. 2) Profile: Sam Barrington Age: 24 Born: 10/05/1990 in Jacksonville, FL Height: 6’1″ Weight: 240 College: South Florida...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Promote Ron Zook To Special Teams Coordinator

Packers ILB Sam Barrington announced via his Twitter account Thursday that Green Bay has hired Ron Zook as the team’s new Special Teams coordinator. Congratulations to our new Special Teams coordinator Ron Zook. — Sam B (@Sam_Barrington_) February 5, 2015 Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported earlier in the week that the Packers were likely promote Zook...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers: Why Sam Barrington is Green Bay’s Newest Defensive Weapon

The Green Bay Packers are a team all about drafting and developing players. And because of that, they tend to finish seasons strong as young players continue to improve and take the next step in their development. Just last Sunday, when the Packers upended the Patriots 26-21, the latest young player to breakout was inside linebacker Sam Barrington. Barrington, who was a seventh...
Via The Packers Guru
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Sam Barrington Arrives

Photo credit: Mark Hoffman/JSOnline Last Sunday, the Green Bay Packers won a very competitive showdown against the New England Patriots in a game that many labeled as a Super Bowl preview by a score of 26-21. The score was on the lower side of things, compared to recent scoring trends, which shows that defenses still do exist in the modern aerial circus era of the NFL. Coming into...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Stock Report: Meaningless Football Edition

Normally I don’t start doing the Packers Stock Report until the regular season begins. Why? I have no idea. A Packers Stock Report after the second exhibition game seems to make sense to me, thous. So, let’s do this: Rising Jayrone Elliot When you get three sacks in four plays like Elliot did against the Rams on Saturday, you end up in the rising category. I don’t care if Elliot’s...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: A training camp Q & A

Q: The season officially starts this week! Of the 2nd year pros, who needs to show the most improvement in camp in order to make the team? - Jay from Chicago, Ill. A: Sam Barrington and Nate Palmer need to improve to make the team. As far as impact is concerned, Datone Jones has a long way to go. Jones appeared in all 16 games last season and only managed 10 tackles and 3.5 sacks...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: Sam Barrington

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. (link http://msn.foxsports.com/wisconsin/packers-annual-checkup) Sam Barrington, inside linebacker / special teams Season stats: seven games (all on special teams; zero snaps...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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