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Morgan Burnett

Morgan Burnett - #42 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 209 lbs.
Birthday 01/13/1989
Birthplace College Park, GA
College Georgia Tech
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 7th pick by Packers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
122 2 2

Safety position on Packers' center stage

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
On the subject of Packers position battles with the offseason slowly but surely starting to heat up, you’d probably have to mention safety first.

Packers players of the week: Divisional playoff game

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay's players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team's 37-20 divisional playoff loss to the Giants.  

Packers They Said It: Week Seven edition

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
What follows are some noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches leading up to the team's Week Seven game this Sunday at the Metrodome against the Vikings.  

Packers stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies three up-and-comers and three players going in the opposite direction in his Packers stock report.  

Packers players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 2:02 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay's players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team's 27-17 Week Three victory over the Bears.  

Packers stock report

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies three up-and-comers and three players going the opposite directions in his Packers stock report.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Tom Brady, Morgan Burnett and Josh Cribbs as its Players of the Week.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in advance of the Packers' game against the Panthers Sunday.

Second-year helpings key for Packers

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
In order for the Packers to win back-to-back Super Bowls, at least a handful of players entering Year Two at the pro level must perform at a high level.  

Packers reeling after injuries to key defenders

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Packers could be hard-pressed to overcome the injuries suffered by SS Morgan Burnett and MLB Nick Barnett in Week Four against the Lions.

Packers activate LB Simpkins; place Burnett on I.R.

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Packers have signed LB Maurice Simpkins to the active roster from the practice squad, signed LB Johnny Williams to the practice squad and placed SS Morgan Burnett on injured reserve.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee answers three pertinent questions about the Packers.

Packers' 60-second rant: Red flags blur Super Bowl dream

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
After barely escaping with a victory against the lowly Lions, the time couldn't be more right for a dominant Packers victory over the Redskins this Sunday.

Packers rookie report

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers' 2010 rookie class.

Packers could struggle to replace Burnett

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
With their secondary already decimated by injuries, the Packers could ill-afford the loss of rookie SS Morgan Burnett, who suffered a season-ending torn ACL in Week Four.

Packers' rookie report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers’ 2010 rookie class. Player rundowns are in order of draft selection.

Packers face major injury issues in secondary

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
Two members of the physical Green Bay secondary, CB Al Harris and S Atari Bigby, will miss the first six games of the season after being placed on the PUP list.

Bigby could start season on PUP list

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
Packers SS Atari Bigby may be out for 4-8 weeks as he recovers from ankle surgery.

Report: Packers sign rookie S Burnett

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Packers third-round S Morgan Burnett has signed a four-year contract.

Packers could have serious battle at strong safety

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
Even if Packers SS Atari Bigby settles his contract issues, the word is he could be facing a real run for his money from third-round draft pick Morgan Burnett.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 04, 2010
Burnett will miss the rest of the season after injuring his knee in Sunday's victory over the Detroit Lions.||||||| Packers coach Mike McCarthy says Burnett tore his anterior cruciate ligament during Sunday's game, although it wasn't clear what play the injury happened on. McCarthy says the team has not yet decided who will take Burnett's place in the starting lineup for Sunday's game at Washington. Burnett, a third-round pick out of Georgia Tech, started the Packers' first four games of the season.

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