Posts tagged Brian Orakpo

Packers Lackluster In Loss To Redskins, Injuries Continue To Mount

Donald Lee

The Green Bay Packers did everything they could to keep the Washington Redskins in the football game for four quarters. In the end, the Redskins finally took advantage to win 16-13 on a Graham Gano 33-yard field goal in overtime. After a strong first half, the Packers offense failed to do anything of note in […]

Brian Cushing Beats Clay Matthews For Rookie Of The Year… Again

Brian Cushing

Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing won the defensive rookie of the year again, in an unprecedented re-vote by the Associated Press, which hands out the award. The re-vote was called after Cushing was suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on steroids and related substances. Cushing didn’t receive anywhere near the […]

Clay Matthews Will Get Another Shot At Defensive Rookie Of The Year

Clay Matthews

Now that Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for violating the league’s policy on steroids and related substances, the Associated Press, which presents the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Year Award, has decided to re-vote for the honor. Cushing will remain on the ballot, but there’s a chance he won’t win the award […]

Cushing Wins Defensive Rookie of the Year

Cushing beat Matthews handily

Both Fox Sports and ESPN have reported that Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Cushing was a runaway winner, receiving 39 of a possible 50 votes. Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd finished second with six votes, followed by Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews with three, and […]

The Packers Pro Bowl Snubs

Clay Matthews

Every year there are guys who get elected to the Pro Bowl who don’t deserve to be there. Every year there are guys who are more deserving who get left off the squad. The Green Bay Packers have three deserving Pro Bowlers in Aaron Rodgers, Charles Woodson and Nick Collins, but they also have two […]

Raji, Smith Favorites For Packers In NFL Draft

Andre Smith

The NFL Draft is this weekend, and after an inactive free agent signing period, Ted Thompson will once again employ his build-through-the-draft philosophy to help strengthen the Green Bay Packers. Said philosophy will likely make the Packers the youngest team in the NFL for the third consecutive season. The Packers have a variety of needs, […]