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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

Tack FF Int
26 0 0

Agent: Driver will return to Packers

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 2:37 a.m. ET
WR Donald Driver has agreed to terms to remain a Packer, his agent told WTMJ-TV Tuesday night.

Better NFL offense: Lions or Packers?

Posted May 25, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
In the first semifinal matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Lions and the Packers.

Packers announce front-office changes

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The Packers announced several changes to their front office on Wednesday.

Packers, Patriots atop Cantor's win total props

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Cantor Gaming released its regular-season win total props for all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, and expectations look to be high for two teams in particular. 

NFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.

Packers sign DE Merling

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The Packers signed former Dolphins DE Phillip Merling on Wednesday and released TE Cameron Ford and QB Nick Hill.

Driver wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver and partner Peta Murgatroyd were voted champions of "Dancing With the Stars" on Tuesday night. 

Better NFL offense: Cowboys or Packers?

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
In the second matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Cowboys vs. the Packers.

Safety position on Packers' center stage

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
On the subject of Packers position battles with the offseason slowly but surely starting to heat up, you’d probably have to mention safety first.

Arbitrator hears first grievance in 'Bountygate' punishments

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The NFLPA argued the first of its two grievances on behalf of the players suspended in the Saints' bounty scandal, in New York on Wednesday.

Ex-Packers DL Jolly given parole

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Ex-Packers DL Johnny Jolly has been granted an early release from a Texas jail, just six months into his six-year prison sentence for possession of illegal drugs.

Packers sign top pick Perry

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
After announcing the signings of seven of their eight 2012 draft picks earlier in the day, the Packers signed first-round draft pick Nick Perry before the weekend hit.

Packers sign seven draft picks, 14 undrafted rookies

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Youth was served by the Packers with the co-announcements that the team had signed seven of its eight 2012 draft picks, in addition to 14 undrafted free agents.

Packers GM Thompson focused on upward mobility

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Whassup with Packers GM Ted Thompson? Trading up twice in the second round, it's clear he's harboring thoughts of an upwardly mobile defense.

Packers hope Perry can follow in Matthews' footsteps

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 12:25 a.m. ET
Could Nick Perry become another pass-rushing force in Green Bay? The Packers sure hope so.

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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