Packers News: Clay Matthews agrees to contract extension

Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews has reached an agreement on a contract extension to keep him in Green Bay, according to his Twitter account. The deal will be a five-year extension worth slightly more than $13 million per season, according to Jay Glazer. Matthews now becomes the highest-paid linebacker in the league, passing DeMarcus Ware […]

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: A.J. Klein, LB Iowa State

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: LB A.J. Klein Player Information: A.J. Klein, LB, Iowa State 6-1″, 250 pounds Hometown: Kimberly, WI STATS: NFL Combine: 40yd dash: 4.66 Bench: 20 reps Long Jump:  9’5″ (injured his knee in pass coverage drills) Pro Day: (still favoring his knee) Vertical jump: 33″ Short Shuttle 4.35 3-cone […]

Packers Re-Sign LB Brad Jones

It was announced today via Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel that the Green Bay Packers have re-signed linebacker Brad Jones.  Terms of the deal have not been announced.  With the signing of Jones, the Packers will bring back the majority of their linebacking unit from last season, including all of the inside linebackers. After stepping […]

Packers News: A.J. Hawk restructures contract

A.J. Hawk has agreed to restructure the final three years of his contract with the Packers, according to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. In 2011, the team cut Hawk before re-signing him to a five-year, $33.75 million deal. Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel tweeted that Hawk’s contract was, in fact, restructured, and […]

Packers News: Francois returns to Green Bay on one-year deal

Who says the Packers never do anything in free agency? On Friday afternoon, inside linebacker Robert Francois agreed to a one-year contract to remain in Green Bay, according to ProFootballTalk via Twitter. In the days leading up to free agency, Francois openly discussed his preference to stay with the Packers. “They brought him in,” said Noel […]