Category: ‘Defense’

Packers CEO Mark Murphy Suprised by B.J. Raji’s Decision to not Play This Year
March 21st, 2016 at 12:59 PM
The Green Bay Packers had every intention of bringing back DL B.J. Raji this season, and thought they had him under contract. The only problem is that Raji announced that he was taking a year off, surprising both the Packers and his agent. ***PHOTO1*** Raji released a statement to the effect that...

Green Bay Packers DL B.J. Raji is Retiring from From Football, for Now
March 14th, 2016 at 1:45 PM
Green Bay Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji, the ninth overall selection out of Boston College in the 2009 NFL Draft, has decided to retire after finding the free agent market not very welcoming. But he could return after he takes this season off. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Raji had a promising start to his NFL...

Green Bay Packers Retain LB Nick Perry with a One-year Deal Worth $5 Million
March 12th, 2016 at 2:21 PM
The Green Bay Packers re-signed OLB Nick Perry to a one-year, $5 million contract. Perry had been left exposed by the Packers to test the free agency waters, but didn't leave him exposed very long. Perry had 31 tackles with 3.5 sacks in 14 games in 2015. He missed two...

Packers OLB Julius Peppers Says He is Playing This Season Barring Anything Unforeseen
March 4th, 2016 at 1:21 PM
Grren Bay Packers OLB Julius Peppers says he plans on playing this season, claiming his comments after the season were misconstrued. Peppers is on the books for $9.5 million between his base salary and bonuses. ***PHOTO1*** Peppers was asked after the Packers' divisional round playoff loss whether he was considering retirement. "We'll talk...

Green Bay Packers DT Mike Pennel Suspended Four Games for Violating NFL Drug Policy
February 21st, 2016 at 3:06 PM
The NFL has suspended Green Bay Packers DT Mike Pennel four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Pennel was signed to a three-year deal by the Packers in 2014 as a UDFA out of Colorado State Pueblo. Pennel was originally at Arizona State but was suspended twice his...