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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

Watch out for Packers LB Walden on Sunday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
In the second of two “Hot Spot” postings this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies the one Packers defensive player he believes will be the most under the microscope in the NFC championship game this ...

Three-and-out with Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz took a break from preparing to face the Packers' fifth-ranked defense to meet with the media Wednesday at Halas Hall.

They said it: Packers Thursday edition

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy late-week quotes from Packers players as they prepare to face the Bears on Sunday with the NFC championship and a trip to Super Bowl XLV on the line.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:43 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' battle against the arch-rival Bears in the NFC championship Sunday at Soldier Field.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Thursday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 11:06 a.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 Thursday’s pick is PFW associate editor Michael Blunda.

Packers-Bears fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
QB Aaron Rodgers and the Packers bring a red-hot passing attack into Chicago to face a rugged Bears defense with the NFC title on the line.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Coming off a career-best 113-yard day against the Seahawks, Olsen is sure to have the Packers' attention when he's on the field Sunday.

Packers sign WR Robinson to practice squad

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Packers announced Wednesday that they have signed rookie WR Antonio Robinson, who was with the Bears in training camp, to the practice squad.

Bears S Harris misses practice

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
S Chris Harris was the only Bear not participating in practice Wednesday, according to reports.

Spotlight couldn't be brighter for Rodgers

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
This week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his thoughts on two “Hot Spots” for the Packers heading into their NFC championship game against the arch-rival Bears. Today, Dan picks out one Packers offensive player he ...

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:46 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 Eli Kaberon.

Matthews picks up where teammate Woodson left off

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:41 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Packer Charles Woodson, Green Bay sack specialist Clay Matthews has been named the PFW/PFWA Defensive Player of the Year.

Readers pick Packers to win Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
In a recently concluded poll on this site asking which team would win the Super Bowl, Green Bay far outdistanced the closest competitor, receiving 2,229 of 5,989 votes, or 37.2 percent.

Bears' 60-second rant: Cutler’s play doing the talking

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The obsession with analyzing his demeanor is probably not going away, but with his play on the field, Jay Cutler is making all that talk a side story in the background of a more meaningful tale.

Packers 30-second rant: New-wave style vs. old-school substance

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
In the first of two rants this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush contrasts the state-of-the-art football styles that will be on center stage in Soldier Field this Sunday with the decidedly old-school mentality that fuels ...

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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