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B.J. Raji

B.J. Raji - #90 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 337 lbs.
Birthday 07/11/1986
Birthplace Washington Township, NJ
College Boston College
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 9th pick by Packers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Agent: Favre will be an assistant high school coach

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 10 p.m. ET
Brett Favre is returning to football — as an assistant high school football coach in his native Mississippi.

Keep close eye on Packers' new veteran D-linemen

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
We hear it would be a big mistake to underestimate any of the three free-agent veteran defensive linemen signed by the Packers.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Harrell looking like the 'real McCoy' for Packers

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Barring a significant setback as the summer progresses, we hear Graham Harrell remains a solid bet to replace Matt Flynn as the Packers’ backup QB.

Packers release financial report

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Packers released their financial report from the 2011 season and the team topped $300 million in total revenue for the first time.

Driver not a lock to stick with Packers

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Even though he had his contract reworked to the tune of a reported $2.3 million, we hear Donald Driver's future remains sketchy in Green Bay.

Shields could be on shaky ground in Green Bay

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
After taking a step back in his second season, we hear Packers nickel back Sam Shields is not assured of a roster spot.

Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell has finished hearing appeals from four players in the Saints bounty case, amid complaints that the NFL didn't prove anything.

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.

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

McCarthy: Offseason contact restrictions unclear

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
Packers coach Mike McCarthy knows teams can get in trouble for violating a league-wide ban on live contact during offseason workouts.

NFL: No Burbank jurisdiction on Hargrove discipline

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has said he does have jurisdiction over Packers DE Anthony Hargrove, who's appealing a suspension.

Packers' Neal plans another appeal of suspension

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Packers DE Mike Neal plans on proving his critics wrong this season. And he believes he'll be playing on opening day.

Koonce's own struggles fuel study of ex-players

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB George Koonce personally knows of the troubles many former pro football players encounter when they retire from the game.

Packers claim S Pellerin off waivers

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed undrafted rookie S Micah Pellerin off waivers from the Colts on Friday, the team announced.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 08, 2012
According to the Green Bay Press Gazette, Raji returned to practice Thursday and may return this week after missing the past two games because of an ankle injury.||||||| Raji was injured in the Packers' upset loss to the Colts.
Posted Sept. 20, 2009
Raji's regular-season debut will be delayed another week after the Packers made the defensive lineman inactive for their home game against Cincinnati on Sunday.||||||| Raji injured his ankle in the Packers' final preseason game and missed their season-opening victory against Chicago last Sunday. He was taken with the ninth overall pick out of Boston College.
Posted Sept. 04, 2009
Raji sprained his ankle after having three tackles and a sack Thursday against Tennessee. Coach Mike McCarthy said they would know more Friday but was hopeful the injury wasn't serious.||||||| The Packers are hoping for the best. "I don't have anything to believe that it's not serious," coach Mike McCarthy said.
Posted Aug. 14, 2009
The Packers have signed first-round draft pick Raji, ending his nearly two-week training camp holdout. General manager Ted Thompson did not disclose terms Friday.||||||| Citing two NFL sources it did not identify, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Raji signed a five-year, $28.5 million deal that included just under $18 million in guaranteed money. Raji, a former Boston College defensive tackle, was drafted ninth overall and is expected to start at defensive end for the Packers. His holdout was the longest involving a Packers draft pick since offensive lineman Ross Verba missed 22 days of training camp in 1997.

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