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Sam Barrington nominated for Man of the Year award

The NFL's 32 nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award were announced on Wednesday, and linebacker Sam Barrington was selected from the Green Bay Packers.Barrington's bio on the NFL's official website highlights efforts with human services in the Green Bay area:A seven-person panel -- including NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Connie Payton, Walter Payton's widow --...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy calls LB Sam Barrington's season ending ankle injury a huge blow to defense

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn't mince words when talking about the loss of linebacker Sam Barrington, who was placed on season ending injured reserve. The team was already looking to find someone to step up at the middle linebacker position next to Barrington, but now it's a full blown search party. "Sam Barrington, obviously, is one of our starters," McCarthy...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Barrington will miss the rest of the 2015 Season with a Foot Injury

The Green Bay Packers came into 2015 with a new look at inside linebacker. On Tuesday, it changed once again. Green Bay had let veterans A.J. Hawk, Brad Jones, and Jamari Lattimore all leave in free agency because they believed that Sam Barrington was the answer to their inside linebacker problems. Unfortunately, the Packers will have to wait until next season to find out. Barrington...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Packers’ Sam Barrington could miss rest of season

The Green Bay Packers’ defense has been dealt a serious blow. Packers linebacker Sam Barrington could miss the rest of the 2015 season with an ankle/foot injury, according to multiple reports.’s Alex Marvez was the first to report Tuesday that Barrington suffered a potential season-ending ankle injury. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s...
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Sam Barrington making progress towards starting ILB position

Green Bay Packers third-year player Sam Barrington said that he's not only ready to step up and fill the  void at inside linebacker, the confident linebacker add that 'it’s my defense' now. Barrington sits at the top the depth chart, and after starting nine games in 2014, including the final seven, he finished the year with 53 tackles and a sack. He knows the team drafted...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Barrington, Ryan Change Green Bay Packers’ ILB Fortunes?

The Green Bay Packers have done a good job addressing areas of need in recent years. When the run game ranked near the bottom of the league in 2011 and 2012, the Packers drafted Eddie Lacy to rejuvenate the backfield. In 2013, Green Bay was the only team to not record an interception from the safety position. The Packers addressed that by selecting Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with their first...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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...
February 07, 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...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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