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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


Tack FF Int
120 0 0

Packers in store for change at inside linebacker?

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The strong play of Brad Jones could create some challenging decisions for Packers management at inside linebacker this offseason.

Shakeup at inside linebacker possible for Packers

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The uncertainty that was evident in 2011 for the Packers at outside linebacker has shifted to inside linebacker this offseason.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' divisional playoff game vs. the Giants Sunday at Lambeau Field.  

Packers-Chiefs matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 15 game vs. the Chiefs Sunday in Kansas City.  

Lions RB Smith, FS Delmas hurt in game

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Detroit RB Kevin Smith left Thursday's game and didn't return. The Lions' secondary also was hit by injuries, and the Packers lost a pair of linebackers.

Buccaneers-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 11 game against the Buccaneers.   

Report: Packers LB Hawk fined for flipping bird

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Jay Glazer of Fox reported Friday morning that Packers ILB A.J. Hawk has been fined $10,000 for flipping the bird in Green Bay's victory over the Rams last Sunday.

Packers' defense steals spotlight against the Rams

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
On a day when the Packers' offense took a second-half siesta after a scintillating first-half performance, the defense ended up stealing the spotlight in a 24-3 Week Six victory over the lowly Rams.

Packers stock report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies three players or position groups on the rise as well as three players or position groups going in the opposite direction.  

Saints-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of three key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' regular-season opener vs. the 2009 Super Bowl champion Saints.   

Hawk downplays Packers' need for players-only workouts

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Packers ILB A.J. Hawk is a lot more concerned these days about getting his golf game up to par than participating in any players-only workouts.

Packers' new deal with Hawk could close door on Barnett

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Now that the Packers have re-upped with ILB A.J.Hawk less thn 24 hours after releasing him, we hear Nick Barnett could be the odd man out in the logjam tht currently exists at inside linebacker.

Report: Packers re-sign Hawk

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Packers and LB A.J. Hawk have worked out a new, long-term contract, a day after he was released by the team.

Packers cut three, including Hawk

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Super Bowl champions cut three players, headlined by LB A.J. Hawk, the team leader in tackles this past season.

Packers staying mum on Jenkins, Hawk

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Neither Packers GM Ted Thompson nor head coach Mike McCarthy were willing to offer any insights at the Combine on free agent DE Cullen Jenkins' feeling that he is as good as gone in Green Bay.


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.