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A.J. Hawk

A.J. Hawk - #50 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 242 lbs.
Birthday 01/06/1984
Birthplace Centerville, OH
College Ohio State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 5th pick by Packers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
120 0 0

Packers LB Bishop's season 'in jeopardy'

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Packers LB Desmond Bishop needs surgery and his season is in jeopardy, head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Saturday night.

Packers ILB Bishop suffers knee injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Packers ILB Desmond Bishop suffered an apparent right knee injury Thursday in the first quarter of Green Bay's preseason game vs. the Chargers.

Chargers RB Mathews suffers broken clavicle

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews suffered a broken clavicle in Thursday’s preseason game against the Packers.

Packers C Saturday adjusting well to new home

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Packers C Jeff Saturday is not only teaching some tricks of the trade, but he is learning about his new system in Green Bay.

Keep a close eye on Packers' contract front

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
After visiting Packers training camp, PFW's Dan Arkush has a feeling either Aaron Rodgers or Clay Matthews could be getting a new deal soon.

Worthy starting to come on for Packers

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
It certainly hasn’t taken long for Packers second-round DE Jerel Worthy to fit in with his new teammates.

Packers WR Borel continues strong offseason

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
First-year WR Diondre Borel has similarities to teammate Randall Cobb and is showing off his skills at Packers training camp.

Packers' Hargrove not focusing on suspension

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
New Packers DL Anthony Hargrove isn't getting his hopes up too high that his eight-game suspension could be lifted any time soon.

NFL's first female official to work Packers-Chargers

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
A woman will work as an official for the first time in NFL history at Thurday's preseason Packers-Chargers game in San Diego.

Paint it black 'n blue

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers an early preview of this year’s Packers-Bears rivalry, which figures to be more boisterous than ever.

Report: Packers sign P Masthay to extension

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The Packers signed P Tim Masthay to a four-year, $5.465 million extension, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Packers OLB Walden suspended one game

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Erik Walden has been suspended one game for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy.

Packers release veteran S Peprah

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Packers released S Charlie Peprah on Wednesday. The seventh-year veteran confirmed the news to ESPN Milwaukee’s Jason Wilde.

Packers CEO shifts position on preseason games

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday that he no longer supports any move to an 18-game, regular-season NFL schedule.

NFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings in training camp.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 02, 2011
The Packers said Friday that Hawk won't play Sunday against the Giants.||||||| Both suffered a calf injury in Green Bay's win at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.
Posted Oct. 16, 2011
Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk is apologizing for making an obscene hand gesture during Sunday's victory over the St. Louis Rams.||||||| Hawk made the gesture toward the Packers sideline after sacking Rams quarterback Sam Bradford in the second quarter. Hawk called it a "running joke" with some of his teammates and said it "wasn't meant to get out there, for people to see." The gesture apparently made it on television, and screen shots were almost immediately circulated on social media websites such as Twitter. Hawk said he hoped to avoid a fine from the NFL, and promised not to do it again.
Posted Jan. 03, 2007
Hawk received four votes in the race for the NFL's defensive rookie of the year award. Hawk finished with 84 tackles, 3 1/2 sacks and two interceptions this season.||||||| The Packers defense made some huge strides at the end of the season and Hawk has the potential to be the backbone of the unit for years to come.

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