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Johnny Jolly

Johnny Jolly - #97 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 02/21/1983
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Texas A&M
Years played 5
Drafted 2006, 6th round, 14th pick by Packers

Green Bay Packers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Green Bay Packers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Thompson: Packers not worried about leadership void

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Packers GM Ted Thompson is confident his club will overcome key losses both on the field and in the front office.

Packers release C Jeff Saturday

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Packers have released C Jeff Saturday, who intends to retire.

Packers announce release of DB Woodson

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Packers have released eight-time Pro Bowl DB Charles Woodson, the team announced Friday.

Packers WR Donald Driver calls it a career

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Longtime Packers WR Donald Driver took part in a public retirement ceremony at Lambeau Field on Wednesday.

Packers WR Driver retires after 14 seasons

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver announced he will retire from the NFL after 14 seasons in Green Bay.

14-year veteran C Saturday to retire

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Veteran C Jeff Saturday told WFNI-AM in Indianapolis on Friday that he will retire following Sunday’s Pro Bowl.

With Jennings, Driver likely gone, could Pack target WR?

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Packers have more urgent needs, but their depth at WR might need addressing if Greg Jennings and Donald Driver are on the way out.

Packers QB to skip Pro Bowl because of injuries

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says injuries to "multiple lower extremities" will keep him out of the Pro Bowl later this month.

Chiefs hire Packers' Dorsey as GM

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:37 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced during the first half of the Packers' game against the 49ers that they had hired longtime Green Bay personnel man John Dorsey as GM.

Kaepernick leads 49ers back to NFC title game

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff record 181 yards and two touchdowns n leading the 49ers back to the NFC championship game.

Friday injury report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the divisional playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Packers RB Harris looks like a real keeper

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
In his first play in a Packers uniform, RB DuJuan Harris showed he belonged.

Looking back, thinking ahead

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk delivers some final thoughts on last week's wild-card action, and gives his forecast on the upcoming divisional round.

Ryan, Falcons understand situation they're in

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Falcons and QB Matt Ryan are aware of the pressures they face this weekend in what should be a strong divisional slate of games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 03, 2011
Suspended Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly has been arrested and charged with drug possession and tampering with evidence. Jolly remained in the Harris County jail Monday after being charged Saturday with possession of a compound containing codeine. Records show he also was charged with attempting to conceal the substance from investigators.||||||| Jolly received probation in April after pleading guilty to a 2008 charge of possessing codeine. The deal allowed a similar charge from March to be dropped. He was suspended indefinitely by the NFL in July 2010 and did not play for the Packers during their Super Bowl-winning season.
Posted April 21, 2011
A judge sentenced Jolly to probation Thursday after he pleaded guilty to a 2008 drug possession charge in Houston in a plea deal with prosecutors.||||||| Jolly was accused of possessing at least 200 grams of codeine, a controlled substance, after being arrested outside a Houston club three years ago. He was charged again earlier this year with possession of codeine, but that count was dropped. As part of his sentence, Jolly will receive drug treatment at a facility in Houston run by former NBA player and coach John Lucas. He had faced up to 20 years in prison.
Posted March 30, 2011
A judge has denied bond for Jolly after his latest arrest on a drug charge in Houston. Jolly did not appear in court during a brief hearing on Wednesday. His next hearing is set for April 20. Jolly was charged with possession of a controlled substance after being arrested early Friday morning.||||||| Police say officers found a bottle containing 600 grams of codeine and another containing an unidentified substance under the front seats of Jolly's car. Carl Moore, Jolly's attorney, says his client is innocent. Jolly was suspended by the NFL without pay for all of last season for violating the league's substance abuse policy related to a separate 2008 drug arrest in which officers said he also had codeine.
Posted March 25, 2011
Jolly has been arrested on another drug charge in Houston.||||||| Houston police spokesman Victor Senties said Jolly was pulled over about 12:45 a.m. Friday. Senties said officers discovered a bottle containing 600 grams of codeine under the passenger's seat and another bottle with an unidentified substance in the driver's side door. Jolly was suspended by the NFL without pay for all of last season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The ban stemmed from a separate drug arrest.
Posted Aug. 03, 2010
Jolly has made a deal with prosecutors that could result in the dismissal of a 2008 felony drug charge.||||||| Jolly was given pretrial diversion, a form of probation, during a court hearing Tuesday. The charge will be dismissed in a year if Jolly stays out of trouble and completes other terms of the agreement, including speaking to children and others about the dangers of drug use. Jolly was charged with having at least 200 grams of codeine after being arrested July 2008. In June, the NFL suspended Jolly without pay for the upcoming season and perhaps beyond.

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