Green Bay Packers linebackers Nick Barnett, Diyral Briggs and Brad Jones and safety Morgan Burnett were spotted at Tao in the Venetian earlier this week. What were they doing? Eating and partying, of course. According to Las Vegas Weekly, the group dined at the restaurant before heading to the skybox overlooking the club.
No joke. The Green Bay Packers have lost their 10th player to season-ending injured reserve. Today, the team added linebacker Brad Jones to the list. Jones suffered a significant shoulder injury in Sunday’s win over Minnesota. During today’s press conference, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Jones would need surgery. “Brad Jones has a significant shoulder [...]
Green Bay Packers linebacker Brad Jones didn’t make a lot of plays in Sunday’s win against the Minnesota Vikings, but he did make one big one. Jones hit Vikings quarterback Brett Favre from behind on the play that would turn into Favre’s first interception on a three-interception night. On the play, Favre’s foot got caught [...]
My friend Sean calls him half zombie, half Rambo. I suppose that probably makes him all man… or something. Whatever the hell he is, undrafted rookie Frank Zombo is now the Green Bay Packers starting outside linebacker. Packers coach Mike McCarthy announced Zombo would replace Brad Jones, on Wednesday. Jones missed Monday’s game with a [...]
NFL players generally improve from their rookie year to their second year. The Green Bay Packers are counting on just that to improve their pass rush in 2010, according to Dan Arkush. The Packers ranked 12th in the league in sacks in 2009, which isn’t bad. At the same time, no one would really consider [...]
There were a couple of surprises during the first day of the Green Bay Packers’ OTAs open to the public. Ryan Pickett, who’s played defensive tackle his entire career, was lining up at defensive end with the Packers’ starting defense. Last year’s first-round pick B.J. Raji took Pickett’s place at nose tackle. Whether the move [...]
The Green Bay Packers will enter this week’s game with the San Francisco 49ers the healthiest they’ve been since early in the season. The team was buoyed this past week by the return of receiver Jordy Nelson, who had been out since week four. Expected to return from injury this week are linebackers Aaron Kampman [...]
In a test of the Green Bay Packers’ depth at linebacker, rookie outside linebacker Brad Jones will not only see the first significant action of his career, but will notch his first start as a pro against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Regular starter Aaron Kampman will be held out of the game due to [...]