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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

Packers RB Benson has surgery, will not return in 2012

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday that RB Cedric Benson had surgery on his injured foot and will not be back this season.

Packers kickers a real study in contrast

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
While Packers PK Mason Crosby has struggled mightily this season, P Tim Masthay has continued to excel.

NFC North Spin cycle: Vikings can't stop Bears

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Bears are back in control of the NFC North after beating the Vikings soundly and watching the Giants shut down the Packers on Sunday night.

No changes to schedule in Weeks 14, 15

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the Week 14 and Week 15 schedules on Monday and there will be no changes.

Manning, Giants score big win over Packers

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
So much for that tired arm for Eli Manning, and that offensive slump for the Giants. They got it fixed in their bye week, then routed the Packers 38-10 Sunday night.

Starks shaping up as Packers' primary RB

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
It’s starting to look like James Starks is going to carry the load in the Packers’ ground attack the same way he did in 2010.

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.

Key matchup: Packers' offensive line vs. Giants' defensive line

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Packers’ offensive line vs. the Giants’ defensive line in the Week 12 Sunday-night game.

NFC North Spin cycle: Packers deal Lions tough blow

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Packers ground out a win at Detroit, leaving the Lions with plenty of work to do to get back into the playoff race.

Lions WR Young sent home from facility; inactive for Week 12

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced Monday that WR Titus Young will be inactive for the Week 12 game against the Texans.

Packers, Steelers positioning for stretch run

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Playmaking quarterbacks and restored health could carry two of the NFL's most storied franchises in January.

Packers rally for 24-20 win over Lions

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and the Packers came through with a 24-20 win over the Lions on Sunday.

Bulaga's injury hurts Packers big-time

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Of all the Packers' season-ending injuries so far this season, the latest one suffered by ORT Bryan Bulaga is considered the most devastating.

Key matchup: Lions WR Calvin Johnson vs. Packers secondary

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Lions WR Calvin Johnson vs. the Packers' secondary in their Week 11 matchup Sunday in Detroit.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears' QBs come up short

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The NFC North race took an interesting turn Sunday with the division-leading Bears falling in a sloppy game and the Vikings beating the Lions.

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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