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Former Sleeper Pick, Brandon Saine, Waived By Packers

NFL News: The Green Bay Packers have waived former Buckeye, Brandon Saine. Saine went undrafted in 2011 and played in 8 games as a rookie. He ran 18 times for 69 yards while also catching 10 balls for 69 yards. It’s hard to believe that a running back needy team would let Saine go at this point but maybe this means they are making room for another? Possibly a guy like Ahmad...
Via FF Locker Room
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers release Brandon Saine, D.J. Smith

The Green Bay Packers announced today that they released running back Brandon Saine and linebacker D.J. Smith. Both players were released due to failed physical’s, since they’re both rehabbing from serious injuries.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Packers release Brandon Saine, D.J. Smith appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers release RB Saine, LB Smith

The Green Bay Packers have released running back Brandon Saine and linebacker D.J. Smith. Saine signed with the Packers as a non-drafted free agent out of Ohio State in July 2011. He rushed for 69 yards on 18 carries and caught 10 passes for 69 yards as a rookie in 2011. Saine appeared in six games in 2012 before a knee injury at Houston ended his season. The Packers drafted Smith...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Saine fails physical, is released by Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A torn ACL early last season has now ended Brandon Saine's time with the Green Bay Packers. According to multiple reports, the Packers released Saine on Wednesday after the 24-year-old running back failed his physical. Saine, who went undrafted out of Ohio State in 2011, injured his knee in Week 6 at Houston and was placed on injured reserve. Though Saine is...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Don’t Take Ryan For Granted

The Packers re-signed Ryan Grant after yet another running back got injured The Packers finally re-signed Ryan Grant, but only after losing a third running back to injury. You can’t blame GM Ted Thompson for not wanting to bring back the fifth-leading rusher in team history. After all, Grant turns 30 in a few days and he hasn’t had a truly productive season since 2009. It was...
Via Packer Update
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Report: D.J. Smith, Brandon Saine, Sam Shields

The Green Bay Packers have announced that they will be without starting linebacker D.J. Smith and backup running back Brandon Saine for the remainder of the season, reports Kareem Copeland of NFL.com. Smith injured his knee during the Packers’ victory over the Houston Texans Monday Sunday night. Coach Mike McCarthy didn’t offer details on Smith’s injury, just...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers look forward after quieting critics

Updates. With AP Photos. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers were able to hush their critics - for one day, at least - with a convincing road win against previously unbeaten Houston. Next they'll try to win consecutive games for the first time this season. ''Our team has a lot of pride. They have never lost any confidence. I haven't seen that. I think after ...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Banged-up Packers lose LB Smith, RB Saine for season

Green Bay Packers inside linebacker D.J. Smith will miss the rest of the season due to a right knee injury, coach Mike McCarthy announced Monday. Smith suffered what has been speculated to be a torn anterior cruciate ligament on a hard hit by Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown on the back side of a run play in the second quarter Sunday. Smith, a second-year player, was the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers lose LB Smith, RB Saine for season

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers are now down to their third-string inside linebacker. Starter Desmond Bishop was placed on injured reserve with a torn hamstring in preseason, and now his backup, D.J. Smith, will also be out the rest of the season.Smith suffered what coach Mike McCarthy described as a "serious, serious injury" to his right knee in the second quarter of Green...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers lose LB Smith, RB Saine for season

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers are now down to their third-string inside linebacker. Starter Desmond Bishop was placed on injured reserve with a torn hamstring in preseason, and now his backup, D.J. Smith, will also be out the rest of the season.Smith suffered what coach Mike McCarthy described as a "serious, serious injury" to his right knee in the second quarter of Green...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers 2012 Season Preview

Green Bay Packers football is nearly here and this time it is for real.  The dull and dry pre-season is finally over and the games will start counting.  The Green Bay Packers will look to improve on a season in which they went 15-1 but lost in the second round of the playoffs to the eventual Super Bowl champions, the New York Giants. In terms of the offense nothing should change...
Via isportsweb.com
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cosby Sweaters Fantasy Football: Team Depth Charts

Two former Bengals have warranted updates in the 2012 Cosby Sweaters Team Depth Charts as the Miami Dolphins released Chad Johnson following his weekend arrest, although Joe Philbin maintains one specific incident did not contribute to his release.  Also, the Packers finally signed Cedric Benson after days of speculation following last week’s visit with the front office. Johnson...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

James Starks Hindered By Turf Toe

Green Bay halfback back James Starks is suffering from turf toe and his status is considered "week-to-week."Fantasy Spin:Second-stringer Brandon Saine is out with a hamstring injury and Alex Green has been dealing with knee issues, so right now the Packers are looking pretty banged up at running back. All of that is good news for Cedric Benson, who signed with the Packers...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

New RB Benson Bolsters Battered Backfield

Before the addition of Cedric Benson, the Packers had been down to four running backs for practice this week, with injuries to James Starks and Brandon Saine, among others. At least by the numbers, Benson offers a dramatic upgrade to a young position.
Via gnb.scout.com
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Have Eleven Players Out for Opener

Green Bay Packers head coach MIke McCarthy reported that eleven players would not be on the playing field during the pre season opener against the San Diego Chargers. Two of the eleven players are out due to mild concussions, Greg Jennings and Marshall Newhouse will continue to recover this week. Missing the Thursday opener will be Mike McCabe offensive lineman, Eric Lair tight end...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Have Eleven Players Out for Opener

Green Bay Packers head coach MIke McCarthy reported that eleven players would not be on the playing field during the pre season opener against the San Diego Chargers. Two of the eleven players are out due to mild concussions, Greg Jennings and Marshall Newhouse will continue to recover this week. Missing the Thursday opener will be Mike McCabe offensive lineman, Eric Lair tight...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

First female ref to work NFL preseason game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the first time in league history, a female referee will officiate an NFL game on Thursday night. Shannon Eastin, a referee from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, will wear the officiating stripes when the Green Bay Packers travel to San Diego to play the Chargers for their preseason opener. When that news hit the Packers' locker room Monday afternoon...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

One-on-One: Brandon Saine

Nick Lahman/Getty Images I am probably the driver of the “Green Bay Packers don’t need a running back” bandwagon.  So it may be funny that I took the time to talk with Brandon Saine this week at training camp.  The fact is the Packers will always have running backs, it’s just part of football. So why Saine?  I like his story.  It fits in line with numerous Packers on...
Via Losers Bracket
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers not expected to sign a veteran running back

According to Fox Sports Wisconsin, the Packers are not expected to sign a veteran running back and have told James Starks and Alex Green so. The Packers are going with a youth movement at the position with Starks, a 2010 6th round pick, Green, a 2011 3rd round pick, and Brandon Saine, a 2011 undrafted free agent. Free agent Ryan Grant has expressed interest in returning to Green...
Via The Football Fan Spot
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers thin, unproven at running back

This is the second in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp.July 10: Quarterbacks July 11: Running backs July 12: Wide receivers July 13: Tight ends July 16: Offensive linemen July 17: Defensive linemen July 18: Linebackers July 19: Safeties July 20: Cornerbacks July 23: Specialists July 24: Coaches July 25: 5 things to accomplish...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers thin, unproven at running back

This is the second in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp.July 10: Quarterbacks July 11: Running backs July 12: Wide receivers July 13: Tight ends July 16: Offensive linemen July 17: Defensive linemen July 18: Linebackers July 19: Safeties July 20: Cornerbacks July 23: Specialists July 24: Coaches July 25: 5 things to accomplish...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers’ Alex Green might not be ready for Training Camp

Alex Green was a 3rd round pick of the Packers’ in 2011, but managed just 3 carries last year before tearing his ACL. When asked today, Green was noncommittal about Training Camp saying that he’s “not sure.” This report comes on the same day that Mike McCarthy called Brandon Saine the team’s most consistent back. Saine will compete Green will compete with for the #2 back...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers praise Brandon Saine

Packers’ Head Coach Mike McCarthy singled out one running back for praise today and it’s not who you would think. James Starks and Alex Green are probably bigger names, but Brandon Saine was the one that Mike McCarthy called the most consistent of the bunch today. Saine was an undrafted free agent in 2011, but not for lack of athleticism. He ran a 4.40 at 5-11 220 at Ohio State’s...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Thin at running back? Packers dont think so

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As far as Alex Green and the rest of the Packers' running backs have been told, there are no reinforcements on the way. There will be no Ryan Grant, no veteran addition. Instead, Green Bay will go with a young trio led by James Starks, with Green -- who's still recovering from a season-ending torn ACL -- and 2011 practice-squad call-up Brandon Saine powering...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Thin at running back? Packers dont think so

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As far as Alex Green and the rest of the Packers' running backs have been told, there are no reinforcements on the way. There will be no Ryan Grant, no veteran addition. Instead, Green Bay will go with a young trio led by James Starks, with Green -- who's still recovering from a season-ending torn ACL -- and 2011 practice-squad call-up Brandon Saine powering...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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