Posts tagged Johnny Jolly

Johnny Jolly Continues To Make Wonderful Decisions

Johnny Jolly

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.

Johnny Jolly Applies For Reinstatement

Johnny Jolly

Suspended Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly, who was eligible to apply for reinstatement after the Super Bowl, has done just that.

Jolly’s agent, Brian Overstreet, told the Press Gazette he’s in the process of filing the appropriate paperwork with the league.

Packers Next Big Decision Will Center Around Cullen Jenkins

Cullen Jenkins

The sheen of winning Super Bowl XLV hasn’t quite worn off, but the Green Bay Packers front office is going to have to make some important offseason decisions very soon. The biggest of those may be what to do with defensive end Cullen Jenkins. Jenkins enters the offseason without a contract and the Packers didn’t […]

Cullen Jenkins Doesn’t Want To Make A Scene; Makes A Scene

Green Bay Packers defensive end Cullen Jenkins is not the kind of guy who makes a scene… unless he wants a new contract. Ah yes, it’s that time of year. Or at least it’s that time of year for Jenkins — the season of discontent. Jenkins is in the final year of his contract and […]

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 […]

Johnny Jolly Accepts Plea Deal

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 […]

Johnny Jolly Reportedly Tested Positive More Than Once

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 […]

Johnny Jolly Suspended Indefinitely

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. […]

Outside The Lines’ Look At Johnny Jolly And Purple Drank

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 […]

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 […]

Johnny Jolly Signed His Tender

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 […]

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 […]

Johnny Jolly’s Trial To Begin First Day Of Camp

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 […]

Johnny Jolly Could Be In Deeper Shit Than We Thought

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 […]

Despite What You May Think, Johnny Jolly Is Not On Drugs

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 […]

Johnny Jolly Is Deceptive

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 […]

We Told You So: Johnny Jolly Edition

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 […]