Posted on: March 2, 2011 5:41 pm
Edited on: March 2, 2011 5:55 pm
Posted by Josh Katzowitz
In a move that seemingly was made only for financial reasons, the Packers released LB A.J. Hawk this afternoon.
You might not realize this, but Hawk led the Super Bowl champs in total tackles this season with 111 (his best number since his rookie season), and he’s been a full-time starter since Green Bay drafted him in 2006.
But Hawk also was slated to make a guaranteed $10 million for 2011, and clearly, Green Bay wasn’t interested in doling out that kind of cash, particularly when the Packers have a glut of inside linebackers (Desmond Bishop, Nick Barnett and Brandon Chillar) on their roster.
That, however, doesn’t mean Hawk is done in Green Bay. He certainly could be tempted to return to the Packers if he’s willing to accept a reduced deal.
Of course, for a team that needs help in its 3-4 defense and wants to spend some cash at the ILB position, Hawk could make a pretty great addition.
Said Packers GM Ted Thompson in a statement released by the team: "With A.J., the business side of the game is driving this decision. We’re hopeful that we can continue to work with A.J. to have him be a part of our team in the future."
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Posted on: December 1, 2010 2:06 pm
The Ravens are 6-1 at home against the Steelers since 2003. Half of those six wins have come in overtime.
Not that the rabid sports fans of Miami notice or care, but it’s a little ironic that the Browns play the Dolphins on the same week that LeBron returns to Cleveland.
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Posted on: November 1, 2010 3:21 am
Edited on: November 1, 2010 10:53 am
Posted by Andy Benoit
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Posted on: October 5, 2010 10:29 am
Posted by Will Brinson
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