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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

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Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' battle against the archrival Bears in the NFC championship game Sunday at Soldier Field.

Title games couldn't be more intriguing

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
It would be difficult to overhype the conference championship games, writes Hub Arkush, with matchups such as Darrelle Revis vs. Ben Roethlisberger.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making today’s pick is PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Monday

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship game this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. PFW’s lead-off prognosticator is senior editor Eric Edholm.

They said it: Packers Monday edition

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a double dose of noteworthy quotes from the Packers' players who were available to the media the Monday afternoon following Green Bay’s eye-opening 48-21 dismantling of the No. 1-seeded Falcons last Saturday night at the Georgia Dome:

CBS' blame game and Fox's arrogance

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Barry Jackson gives his playoff commentary from the couch.

Favre officially files retirement papers

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Brett Favre has officially filed his retirement papers with the NFL, likely ending his 20-year record-setting career.

Packers-Bears III could be one for the books

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Look for the ratings to go through the roof next Sunday afternoon when Mike McCarthy’s troops soldier on in Soldier Field against the Bears in the third matchup this season between these arch-rivals in this season’s NFC championship.

Rodgers' brilliance leaves Falcons grasping at air

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' remarkable performance in Green Bay's 48-21 divisional-round win at Atlanta stamps Green Bay as clear favorites to win the NFC title, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Rodgers, Packers roll past Falcons

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 11:32 p.m. ET
Carving up the NFC's top-seeded team, Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and led the Packers to their second straight postseason road victory with a stunning 48-21 rout of the Falcons on Saturday night.

A look back at Packers coach McCarthy's playoff history

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
PFW takes a look back at how Packers coach Mike McCarthy has fared in his first four playoff games.

Packers-Falcons prediction

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the divisional playoff game against the Falcons Saturday night in Atlanta.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Divisional-round matchup tidbits

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:46 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the divisional-round matchups.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

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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