Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly will get probation after pleading guilty to his 2008 drug possession charge as part of a plea deal. Jolly was accused of possessing more than 200 grams of codeine, which is used in the popular drink purple drank, a combination of cough syrup, Jolly Ranchers and soda. A […]
There’s speculation Johnny Jolly’s second arrest for codeine possession, which put his NFL career in serious jeopardy, will force the Green Bay Packers to reevaluate re-signing defensive end Cullen Jenkins. Jenkins, who had seven sacks in 11 games in 2010, will be one of the most sought-after defensive free agents whenever free agency begins.
Somehow, I think we all knew this wouldn’t end well. Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly, who’s currently serving an indefinite suspension from the NFL and awaiting trial for felony possession of codeine, was arrested early this morning. He was caught with 600 grams of codeine in his vehicle.
The good news is this. Suspended Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly is working out. The bad news is, he’s not any smarter than he used to be. Jolly is working out in Houston with former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell. That’s right, arguably the biggest draft bust of all time.
Suspended Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly has accepted a plea deal in his felony drug possession case. The charges against Jolly will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble for a year and completes several objectives as part of a pre-trial diversion program. He was facing up to 20 years in prison […]
Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly reportedly tested positive multiple times under the league’s substance abuse policy, prompting his indefinite suspension by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. That was the word from Packers beat reporter Jason Wilde, who appeared on The Miller Lite Football Show on Sunday. “[Jolly] was already in the program and he […]
Word via the AP is Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly has been suspended without pay by the NFL indefinitely for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension begins immediately and will last throughout the 2010 season. Jolly is eligible to apply for reinstatement after the Super Bowl, if he isn’t in prison. […]
ESPN’s Outside The Lines recently took a look at Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly’s trial for possession of codeine, and the rising popularity, particularly among athletes from Texas, of the drink Purple Drank. The segment doesn’t really say anything about Jolly we don’t already know, but it does shed a little light on […]
Green Bay Packers’ cornerback Tramon Williams and safety Atari Bigby did not sign their restricted free agent tenders by today’s 12 a.m. ET deadline. The Packers gave both players, as well as defensive end Johnny Jolly, written notice of the deadline. The team told all three players they would reduce their tenders to 110 percent […]
Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Johnny Jolly signed his tender yesterday, according to the Journal Sentinel’s Greg Bedard. It’s unclear whether the Packers’ other two remaining unsigned restricted free agents — Tramon Williams and Atari Bigby — signed theirs. The Packers notified all three players they would reduce the tenders to 110 percent of their […]
The Green Bay Packers plan to reduce the tenders to their three remaining unsigned restricted free agents tomorrow if those players don’t sign before the 12 a.m. ET deadline. This is a course of action we suggested would happen last week, and per usual, the “mainstream” media has caught on. Pro Football Talk reports that […]
On June 15 NFL teams can reduce their contract tenders to unsigned restricted free agents. The Green Bay Packers have three remaining unsigned players — safety Atari Bigby, defensive end Johnny Jolly and cornerback Tramon Williams. Bigby’s tender is for $1.759 million, Jolly’s if for $2.521 million and Williams is for $3.043 million. The Packers […]
Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Johnny Jolly’s felony drug possession trial has been rescheduled for July 30, the day the Packers open training camp. Jolly’s trial has been pushed back several times now, which was not totally unexpected. In Harris County, Texas, where Jolly will be tried, cases with defendants who are in jail take […]
Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Johnny Jolly’s trial for felony drug possession is set to begin on Friday and it has been previously speculated that if convicted, Jolly would likely receive probation as a first-time offender. Today, it was revealed that the stakes are a lot higher. Per Greg Bedard, the prosecution intends to present […]
Sure, Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Johnny Jolly has made more than a few questionable decisions, from committing personal fouls on the field to hosting parties while awaiting trial in a felony drug case to submitting to a voluntary polygraph test and failing. So, the possibility has probably occurred to you — Johnny Jolly is […]
Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Johnny Jolly, who is still awaiting trial for felony drug possession in Houston, has been labeled as deceptive, and not because of his blazing speed. A report filed with the court on May 19 concludes Jolly was deceptive during a polygraph test about questions related to the conditions of his […]
Hate to say I told you so… Ah, who am I kidding? I enjoy saying I told you so. Pro Football Weekly’s Dan Arkush is reporting the Green Bay Packers are seriously considering releasing Johnny Jolly, who is a restricted free agent and about to go on trial for drug possession in Texas. Claims that […]
No one has ever accused Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Johnny Jolly of being a Rhodes Scholar, but he’s probably a little dumber than we thought. Jolly, who’s trial for possession of 200 grams of codeine was supposed to start today, but got postponed until May 26, received more bail restrictions after prosecutors submitted several […]
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 […]