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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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Look for Packers to re-up with Raji sooner than later

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
In addition to Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, we hear the Packers plan on making NT B.J.Raji a re-signing priority.

Scout's Notebook: Packers NT B.J. Raji

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
PFW talent evaluator Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of overrated Packers NT B.J. Raji.

They said it: Packers Pro Bowl edition

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of the "Packers They Said it," PFW presents reactions from Packers players named to this year's Pro Bowl courtesy of the team's media-relation department:  

Raiders-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 14 game against the Raiders Sunday.  

They said it: Packers Week 12 edition

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
What follows are some noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches worth pondering in advance of Green Bay's Week 12 game at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.  

Packers' weapons just keep on coming

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Facing their third game in 11 days vs. division-rival Detroit, the Packers continue to enjoy a major edge with so many scoring weapons at their disposal.

Buccaneers-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 11 game against the Buccaneers.  

Jenkins' exit delivers double whammy to Packers' pass rush

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
It's pretty simple. The loss of one of the league's most accomplished inside pass rushers in Cullen Jenkins has weakened the Packers' pass rush — in more ways than one.

Vikings-Packers prediction

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Christian West gives his prediction for Sunday's NFC North battle between the Packers and the Vikings.

They said it: Packers Week Six edition

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches leading up to the team's Week Six game this Sunday at Lambeau Field against the Rams.  

Packers claim Falcons play dirty

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Following their 25-14 victory over the Falcons, several Packers players complained that Atlanta was playing unfairly in the form of unnecessary cheap shots.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game against the Panthers at Carolina Sunday.

Packers positional analysis: Defensive linemen

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
In the sixth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Packers’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Green Bay’s D-line situation.

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Monday

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Packers NT B.J. Raji and the Steelers' interior offensive linemen in the first of six Super Bowl matchups.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

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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