Packers place Casey Hayward on IR

The Green Bay Packers announced today that they placed starting cornerback Casey Hayward on season ending injured reserve. The Green Bay Packers have activated S Sean Richardson and DE Jerel Worthy from reserve/physically unable to perform and placed CB Casey Hayward and CB James Nixon on injured reserve. The transactions were announced Saturday by Executive Vice President...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers activate S Sean Richardson, DT Jerel Worthy

The Packers made a couple of roster moves the day before hosting the rival Minnesota Vikings. Green Bay activated safety Sean Richardson and defensive tackle Jerel Worthy from the reservephysically unable to perform list and placed cornerbacks Casey Hayward and James Nixon on injured reserve. Worthy was Green Bay's second-round pick (No. 51 overall) in 2012 and had 25 tackles...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers to Place CB James Nixon on Injured Reserve

The Packers will be placing a cornerback on injured reserve soon, but it's not the one that many of us expected. No, instead of shutting Casey Hayward down for the year, rookie James Nixon will go on IR soon after having knee surgery, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Nixon was active for three games this year, primarily as a gunner on the Packers' kick and punt coverage...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Sign CB Jumal Rolle to Practice Squad

The Green Bay Packers have signed cornerback Jumal Rolle to its practice squad a day after signing cornerback James Nixon from the practice squad to the active roster. The move comes as a bit of a surprise because the spot vacated for Nixon's signing was made due to the loss of inside linebacker Rob Francois, who was placed on the injured reserve. The move means that...
Via The Pack Mentality
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers cornerback James Nixon was almost a Buffalo Bill

On Saturday, the Buffalo Bills tried to make a move in which would have landed James Nixon the former small school cornerback from the Green Bay Packers practice squad. The Bills tried to sign Nixon from the PS, but the Packers did not want to lose the speedster.  The Bills are famous for trying to […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers place LB Robert Francois on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers inside linebacker Robert Francois has been placed on injured reserve and is officially out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Francois was injured in the third quarter of the Packers' Week 5 win over the Detroit Lions. Francois, 28, has been a backup in Green Bay since 2010. He was only in the game because starter Brad Jones had...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Sign CB James Nixon to Active Roster, Place LB Robert Francois on IR

The Packers have announced a pair of moves today as the team has signed practice-squad cornerback James Nixon to the active roster and placed linebacker Robert Francois on the injured reserve list. Francois has an Achilles injury. As for Nixon, here's what the Packers had to say about the signing: Nixon, a 6-foot, 186-pound first-year player out of California...
Via The Pack Mentality
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers fill six of eight practice squad spots

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Six spots down, two to go. The Green Bay Packers' practice squad started to take shape Monday morning, signing wide receivers Charles Johnson and Myles White, tight end Jake Stoneburner, cornerback James Nixon, quarterback Scott Tolzien and guard Bryan Collins. That leaves two jobs on the practice squad still open. Johnson, White, Stoneburner and Nixon were...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Long Shot Corners Are Intriguing

Second-year cornerback James Nixon spent most of last season on the practice squad The Green Bay Packers tried to bring Damond Smith in on a tryout basis before their rookie orientation in mid-May, but the NFL ruled he was ineligible. Given a second chance to add the athletic cornerback following last Thursday’s Supplemental draft, general manager Ted Thompson has thus far shown...
Via Packer Update
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers practice squad to return intact

GREEN BAY, Wis. The Packers were apparently quite happy with their practice-squad players at the end of this season, signing all eight of them to new contracts. General manager Ted Thompson announced Monday afternoon that the team had signed quarterback B.J. Coleman and offensive tackle Andrew Datko, both of whom were seventh-round picks by Green Bay in the 2012 draft. The Packers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers add CB Nixon to practice squad

The Packers didn't waste much time filling the void left on their practice squad after Brandian Ross was scooped up by Oakland. The club announced Thursday that it had added cornerback James Nixon to the practice squad. Nixon spent most of the preseason with Arizona after signing with the Cardinals as a non-drafted free agent out of Division II California University(Pa.)....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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