The Green Bay Packers announced today that they have released nine-year veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk. Hawk reportedly failed a physical after undergoing a recent surgery on his ankle and the move will carry a “failed physical” designation. Hawk was told of the move last week but the team chose to wait to make the official […]
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, […]
In 2012, the position group that suffered the most was by far the linebacker corps. If you compare this season’s final roster to last year’s, the differences are striking. Clay Matthews and A.J. Hawk didn’t go anywhere, despite Matthews missing a few games; however, the losses of Desmond Bishop and D.J. Smith were huge.
According to a tweet by Tom Silverstein of the Milwauke Journal-Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers have released inside linebacker Brandon Chillar. This report comes merely a day after news that he suffered a “serious hamstring injury” in the offseason. Jason Wilde of 540 ESPN also reported yesterday that the Packers intended to release Chillar but wasn’t given the news when Brady Poppinga and Justin Harrell were informed of their fate.
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