Posts tagged Atari Bigby

Burnett Out For The Season

Green Bay Packers starting safety Morgan Burnett will be lost for the year with a torn ACL. Burnett suffered the injury early in the Packers victory over the Detroit Lions, on Sunday, and played around 10 snaps before coming off the field. He was replaced by Derrick Martin. The injury is a blow to a […]

Three Players On PUP, One To Injured Reserve

The Green Bay Packers reached the mandated 75-man roster limit on Tuesday by placing three players on the physically unable to perform list and one on injured reserve. Joining cornerback Al Harris on the PUP are safety Atari Bigby and running back James Starks, a sixth-round draft choice. None of the three have practiced this […]

Packers Veterans Who May Be In Trouble

At the end of every summer, the Green Bay Packers end up cutting a couple veteran players whose release comes as a surprise. Last year, it was receiver Ruvell Martin and safety Anthony Smith. Here’s a list of several players who could potentially be on that list this year. Justin Harrell, defensive tackle — The […]

Atari Bigby Unlikely For Opener

Green Bay Packers strong safety Atari Bigby is unlikely to be ready for the regular season opener, according to Rob Demovsky. Bigby underwent ankle surgery on Aug. 6 and hasn’t participated in training camp after staying away from the Packers offseason activities while he waited for a long-term deal that never materialized. The original timetable […]

Bigby Could Require Surgery

Update: Bigby will indeed have surgery on Friday, according to Pro Football Talk. He’s expected to miss a few weeks. Green Bay Packers safety Atari Bigby, who has been sidelined since the start of training camp with an ankle injury, could require surgery, according to Brad Biggs. Bigby, who injured himself in a conditioning test […]

Training Camp Observations, August 3, Evening, Full Pads

The weather man was wrong. It’s sunny and 85 degrees about an hour before practice. Quick observations: – There is a lot of talk here in Green Bay on the Brett Favre retirement. My thoughts — he stays retired until September 9th when, while mowing the lawn, he decides to drive the lawnmower to the […]

Bigby, Harris And Starks Fail Physicals

Green Bay Packers safety Atari Bigby, cornerback Al Harris and running back James Starks failed their physicals on Friday and will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list. Harris, who is recovering from a devastating knee injury, was expected to start training camp on the PUP list. Bigby, and to a lesser […]

Bulaga, Packers Agree On Five-Year Deal

The Green Bay Packers will open training camp with all of their players under contract, after first-round draft choice Bryan Bulaga signed a five-year deal this morning. The deal is worth $14.75 million with $8.76 million guaranteed. Bulaga was the final player without a contract, after safety Atari Bigby signed his restricted free agent tender […]

Atari Bigby Finally Signs

Green Bay Packers safety Atari Bigby has signed his restricted free agent tender, according to Adam Schefter. Bigby is scheduled to earn $1.759 million, according to Gregg Rosenthal. Meanwhile, Kevin Seifert says Bigby’s contract number is $1.704 million, which is the amount the Packers threatened to reduce the tender to on June 15. Either way, […]

Burnett Could Be Signed By The Weekend

You know it’s slow in Packerland when the locals are reporting on news potentially happening. The Green Bay Packers are reportedly close to signing safety and third-round draft choice Morgan Burnett. “Before this week is out is a possibility of the deal possibly being done,” Robert Brown, Burnett’s agent, said. “You’re just trying to make sure […]

Atari Bigby Plans To Show Up… At Some Point

What this means, exactly, we’re not sure, but safety Atari Bigby gave some indication yesterday he plans to be a part of the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl run this season. Bigby had the following conversation via Twitter, last night. @PSinghD whats good Atari. I feel some big things for the Packers in 2010. @20ataribigby […]

Atari Bigby vs. Morgan Burnett

Atari Bigby Morgan Burnett

When training camp opens, the Green Bay Packers will have few spots in the starting lineup up for grabs. The only totally open competition is at left guard, where Daryn Colledge will battle Jason Spitz for the starting job. There are other positions that may turn into competitions, however. T.J. Lang and Mark Tauscher may […]

Woodson Likes Burnett

Morgan Burnett

Veteran Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson likes what he sees from rookie safety Morgan Burnett. In fact, Woodson expressed confidence in Burnett’s ability to start for the Packers, which becomes increasingly likely the longer Atari Bigby refuses to sign his tender. “From what I’ve seen early out of him, he’s not making mistakes, or […]

Packers Depth Chart: That’s Interesting, Man

The Sporting News released their pre-training camp preview for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday and our initial reaction was, to borrow a line from The Dude, that’s interesting, man. The depth chart wasn’t interesting so much for the starting lineups, but more surprising on some of the second-string players. First, it’s important to point […]

Williams Apparently Did Sign

It looks like Green Bay Packers’ cornerback Tramon Williams did sign his restricted free agent tender before the team-imposed June 15 deadline. That fact was confirmed today by the league. Williams is scheduled to make $3.1 million this season. For some reason, Williams’ name did not appear on the NFL’s transaction list on Tuesday. Meanwhile, […]

Williams, Bigby Remain Unsigned

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 […]

Packers Will Reduce Restricted Free Agent Tenders Tomorrow

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 […]

Keep An Eye On June 15

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 […]

Bigby Gets Closer To Losing His Job Every Day He’s Absent

Green Bay Packers’ safety Atari Bigby has given no indication he plans on signing his restricted free agent tender and the longer he stays away from Green Bay, the less likely he is to retain his starting spot. The Packers drafted safety Morgan Burnett in the third round of this year’s draft, trading up to […]

Looking At The Packers As Preseason Favorite

Brad Jones

You hear a lot more about the idea in the national media than you do in the local media, that of the Green Bay Packers as a preseason favorite. Peter King ranked the Packers atop his preseason power rankings. Pro Football Weekly and Yahoo! Sports will declare the Packers their Super Bowl favorite in their […]