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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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Fans suing over Super Bowl ticket incident

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
A lawsuit has been filed over the Super Bowl XLV ticket incident in Dallas.

Packers ink nine to reserve/futures contracts

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Following their Super Bowl XLV victory, the Packers have signed nine players to reserve/futures contracts.

Insider: Steelers erred in testing Packers CB Williams

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says he was surprised the Steelers elected to throw at Packers CB Tramon Williams on the failed fourth-down play late in Super Bowl XLV.

NFL offers second option to displaced Super Bowl ticket holders

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The NFL released a statement on Tuesday with commissioner Roger Goodell's two options for the approximately 400 fans that did not get to watch Super Bowl XLV from their purchased seat at Cowboys Stadium.

Report: Horton top candidate for Cardinals' DC position

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals used the Tuesday after Super Bowl XLV to get permission to interview Steelers and Packers assistants to fill their vacant defensive coordinator position, and Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton appears to be their man.

Packers bring Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Lombardi Trophy returned home to Green Bay on Tuesday as the Packers hosted "The Return to Titletown."

A writer's guide to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers up a writer's guide to the Super Bowl experience, on an 800-word budget.

Super Bowl XLV sets all-time ratings record

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Super Bowl Sunday is always the biggest night of the year for the TV network airing the game, and last night was no exception for FOX.

Packers can't rest on Super laurels

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Packers can't savor their latest success for long, as observers wonder whether they can become the first repeat Super Bowl champs since the Patriots in 2003-04.

McCarthy, Rodgers look back, contemplate repeating

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The morning after the Packers' Super Bowl win over the Steelers, head coach Mike McCarthy and QB Aaron Rodgers reflected on what they had accomplished less than a day ago and also looked forward at a press conference.

Goodell: Super Bowl XLV most-watched TV show ever

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In Monday morning's press conference, commissioner Roger Goodell said that preliminary overnight numbers say that Sunday's Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show ever.

Packers were toughest when things got rough

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
As in the regular season, Green Bay proved it was worthy of winning it all by fighting through some serious adversity in Super Bowl XLV.

Rodgers named Super Bowl MVP

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
Passing for 304 yards and three TDs with no picks in the face of pressure, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was chosen as Super Bowl XLV MVP.

Super Bowl records set or tied

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 a.m. ET
Here is a list of Super Bowl records set or tied in Super Bowl XLV — team and individual — plus other historical information.

Packers hold off Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three TD passes and Nick Collins returned an INT for another score, leading Green Bay to a 31-25 win over Pittsburgh.

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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