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Nick Collins

Nick Collins - #36 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 207 lbs.
Birthday 08/16/1983
Birthplace Cross City, FL
College Bethune-Cookman
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 19th pick by Packers

Packers FS Collins practices on limited basis

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Five Packers players did not participate in the team’s Thursday practice, including starting LB Nick Barnett, who is widely expected to miss the remainder of the season after injuring his wrist in the Week Four win over Detroit.

Packers' Thursday injury report

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
For the second straight day, LB Brandon Chillar, who is nursing a shoulder injury suffered in the Monday-night loss to the Bears, did not participate in the team’s Thursday practice.

They Said It: Packers Thursday edition

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
PFW presents a handful of noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches in advance of Green Bay’s Week Four battle against division-rival Detroit.

Packers FS Collins involved in scuffle after Bears game

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Already no doubt upset after his team’s tough Monday-night loss to the Bears, Packers FS Nick Collins reportedly got into an altercation with a Bears fan after the game.

Packers lock up Collins, Pickett long term

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
On Friday the Packers signed FS Nick Collins and NT Ryan Pickett to long-term extensions that will keep the two key players in Green Bay beyond the 2010 season.

Packers S Collins signs tender

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Packers Pro Bowl S Nick Collins removed himself from the free-agent market Tuesday by signing his one-year, $3.3 million restricted free agent tender.


Posted April 19, 2012
General manager Ted Thompson said the Green Bay Packers remain in a wait-and-see mode about the playing future of Collins. The 28-year-old Collins sustained a career-threatening neck injury at Carolina last season and had neck fusion surgery in September.||||||| Collins and the Packers have not met to discuss his future and probably won't until after the draft, agent Alan Herman said. If Collins can't play, Thompson may fill the position in next week's draft. "It's still in process, which it has been," Thompson said during his pre-draft news conference on Thursday. "It's a process that continues. We don't have any determination at this point."
Posted Sept. 18, 2011
Collins is out for the season after injuring his neck in the Green Bay Packers' victory at Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Packers coach Mike McCarthy says Collins spent the night in the hospital and arrived back in Green Bay Monday afternoon. After meeting with the team's medical staff, they determined his season was over. McCarthy says it's not clear if he'll need surgery.
Posted Nov. 08, 2010
Collins was fined $50,000 for his his helmet-to-helmet hit on Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Roy Williams on Sunday.||||||| In a statement, league officials said Collins "violently and unnecessarily struck a defenseless receiver" in the neck and head area with his helmet during Sunday night's game at Lambeau Field and called it a "flagrant violation of player safety rules." Williams said after the game that he didn't think NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should punish Collins for the hit.
Posted Oct. 07, 2010
Collins sat out practice Wednesday because of a nagging knee injury and his status for Sunday is unclear.||||||| Details of Collins' injury are unclear, so continue to monitor the developments. The Packers are already without rookie safety Morgan Burnett, who was lost for the season with a torn ACL.
Posted Sept. 28, 2010
The NFL is investigating a confrontation between Collins and a fan after Monday night's loss to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told The Associated Press the league is "in the process of reviewing all the facts."||||||| Milwaukee's WITI-TV aired video in which Collins is seen yelling at a fan as he left the field. Collins then appears to throw his mouthpiece into the stands. According to the station's report, Collins said the fan spit on him and used a racial slur. WITI said Collins apologized for "losing his cool." Collins, who has been selected to two straight Pro Bowls, may have been frustrated after being getting called for two penalties that turned the game in the Bears' favor.