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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-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' battle against the archrival Bears in the NFC championship game Sunday at Soldier Field.

Title games couldn't be more intriguing

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
It would be difficult to overhype the conference championship games, writes Hub Arkush, with matchups such as Darrelle Revis vs. Ben Roethlisberger.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:01 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 Kevin Fishbain.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Monday

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship game this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. PFW’s lead-off prognosticator is senior editor Eric Edholm.

They said it: Packers Monday edition

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a double dose of noteworthy quotes from the Packers' players who were available to the media the Monday afternoon following Green Bay’s eye-opening 48-21 dismantling of the No. 1-seeded Falcons last Saturday night at the Georgia Dome:

CBS' blame game and Fox's arrogance

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Barry Jackson gives his playoff commentary from the couch.

Favre officially files retirement papers

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Brett Favre has officially filed his retirement papers with the NFL, likely ending his 20-year record-setting career.

Packers-Bears III could be one for the books

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Look for the ratings to go through the roof next Sunday afternoon when Mike McCarthy’s troops soldier on in Soldier Field against the Bears in the third matchup this season between these arch-rivals in this season’s NFC championship.

Rodgers' brilliance leaves Falcons grasping at air

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' remarkable performance in Green Bay's 48-21 divisional-round win at Atlanta stamps Green Bay as clear favorites to win the NFC title, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Rodgers, Packers roll past Falcons

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 11:32 p.m. ET
Carving up the NFC's top-seeded team, Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and led the Packers to their second straight postseason road victory with a stunning 48-21 rout of the Falcons on Saturday night.

A look back at Packers coach McCarthy's playoff history

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
PFW takes a look back at how Packers coach Mike McCarthy has fared in his first four playoff games.

Packers-Falcons prediction

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the divisional playoff game against the Falcons Saturday night in Atlanta.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Divisional-round matchup tidbits

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:46 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the divisional-round matchups.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

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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