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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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Woodson, Driver out with injuries

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Packers CB Charles Woodson and WR Donald Driver have been declared out of Super Bowl XLV after being injured in the first half.

Displaced Super Bowl ticket holders get in stadium

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The fans who were not allowed to sit in some of the Cowboys Stadium temporary seats after a fire marshal failed to approve them have been brought into the stadium, according to the NFL.

Zombo to start in place of injured Walden

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Frank Zombo will start in place of injured LB Erik Walden, who was made inactive for Super Bowl XLV.

Oddsmakers: Bettors favoring Packers to cover

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
As Super Bowl XLV nears, the pointspread is holding steady in Nevada, with the Packers a consensus 2½-point favorite against the Steelers. More money is being bet on Green Bay to cover, oddsmakers tell PFW, but money-line bets are ...

Five keys to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
With the kickoff for Super Bowl XLV set for 6:30 p.m. ET, we examine five keys to the outcome of the game.

Super Bowl XLV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLV, focusing on statistical comparisons.

Rodgers no stranger to being overlooked

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Some people turn into a mess of astonishment when they hear about how Aaron Rodgers' college career began.

Packers face tough decision on Jenkins' future

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Taking into account the various health issues he has been forced to deal with during his seven-year career, DE Cullen Jenkins' future with the Packers looks more than a little cloudy with his contract due to expire after the Super ...

Getting to know ... Packers RB James Starks

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
James Starks loves to watch the running styles of some great backs through history, and he thinks one day he can reach their level.

Walden held out of Packers' Saturday walkthrough

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Erik Walden was held out of the team's Saturday walkthrough due to an ankle injury and is considered questionable for Super Bowl XLV.

The hot team, or the tempered one?

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk wonders if the Packers can keep up their late-season surge against the Steelers as he offers his prediction on Super Bowl XLV.

Steelers, Packers built with similar philosophies

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Packers are historic franchises, but they share more than history. Both are teams built with patience, thrift and lots of draft picks.

Packers won't be overwhelmed by the moment

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Although the Steelers have more Super Bowl experience, the Packers are prepared for the task at hand.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — Packers LOLB Clay Matthews vs. Steelers ORT Flozell Adams.

Getting to know ... Frank Zombo

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Frank Zombo could be pressed back into a starting role Sunday if Erik Walden is unable to play because of an ankle injury.

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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