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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

Report: Packers' Woodson out six weeks with broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Packers S Charles Woodson will miss six weeks after suffering a broken collarbone, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported.

Packers top Rams behind three Rodgers TDs

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns and the Packers handed the Rams their first home loss with a 30-20 victory on Sunday.

Packers DL Pickett getting better with age

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
The older veteran DL Ryan Pickett gets, it seems, the better he looks in his key role as the Green Bay D-line’s top run defender.

NFLPA cites 1996 bounty program allowed by NFL

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 12:03 a.m. ET
The NFLPA filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by Packers DE Reggie White.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

Rodgers, Rolle, Hanson named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Giants S Antrel Rolle and Lions PK Jason Hanson were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week Six.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

Packers lose ILB Smith for the season

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Packers ILB D.J. Smith will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury he suffered in Sunday night’s win over the Texans.

Packers place RB Saine on I.R.

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed RB Johnny White off waivers from Buffalo and placed RB Brandon Saine on injured reserve.

NFC North Spin cycle: Are Packers back now?

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Packers' convincing win over the previously undefeated Texans was the NFC North's highlight attraction in Week Six action.

Packers topple Texans behind Rodgers' six TDs

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers set a career high six touchdown passes, and the Packers routed the previously unbeaten Texans 42-24 on Sunday night.

Group effort required for Packers to replace Benson

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
For better or worse, the Packers’ ground game is back to square one after losing RB Cedric Benson with a foot injury.

Packers place RB Benson on new I.R. list

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Packers placed RB Cedric Benson on the injured reserve list with the designation to return.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Goodell's letter to free-agent DE Hargrove

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reduced DE Anthony Hargrove's suspension from eight games to seven for his role in the Saints' bounty program.

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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