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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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Packers' Shields has more than surpassed expectations

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
It's hard to count the ways the Packers value their prized rookie cornerback, Sam Shields, who will play a big role on Super Bowl Sunday.

Steelers-Packers fantasy breakdown

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
In a Super Bowl that could become an aerial assault, Packers WR Greg Jennings has a chance to steal the show against the Steelers.

Greene is as intense as ever

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Kevin Greene has maintained the intensity that he displayed as a player into his current role as a Packers assistant coach.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:11 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the "Pro Football Weekly" syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers. 

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — the Steelers' outside linebackers vs. the Packers' offensive tackles.

Super Bowl notebook for Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of the top Super Bowl XLV news stories reported on by the PFW staff from Dallas on Wednesday.

Getting to know … Packers P Tim Masthay

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
In a crowded room Wednesday, special-teams coordinator Shawn Slocum reflected on P Tim Masthay's journey in the past year.

Helmets on the minds of players at Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers doesn't take for granted the difference a high-tech helmet can make in the battle against concussions.

Pouncey: I'll play in Super Bowl if I practice Friday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Injured Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey said that if he practices Friday, he can play in Super Bowl XLV.

Super Bowl XLV handicapping column

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
In his Super Bowl XLV handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening, who has 9-1 record ATS in the postseason picking games in this space, says handicappers need to sort out the material from the immaterial — and that will vary from ...

Packers QB Rodgers, Chiefs RB Charles named FedEx Air & Ground POYs

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles have been named the 2010 FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year.

Packers Super Bowl flashback

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
PFW continues to recap the Packers' previous four trips to the Super Bowl. After winning back-to-back Super Bowls I and II, the Packers claimed their third league title with a 35-21 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Every other day leading up to Super Sunday, the Pro Football Weekly Packers team app presents a handful of interesting factoids on this year’s NFC champs on a broad variety of levels.  

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall and the Packers' linebackers in the third of six Super Bowl matchups.

Packers QB coach Clements: Rodgers’ mind sets him apart

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements has had one of the closer views of Aaron Rodgers' development in the NFL.

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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