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Packers | A.J. Hawk fined

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:55:21 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk has been fined $15,750 for hitting a defenseless player with the crown of his helmet during the team's Week 17 game.

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Packers | Trio of backup LBs making grade

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:16:38 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs Sam Barrington, Robert Francois and Andy Mulumba have been impressive in training camp, and the trio are making serious pushes to be kept on the 53-man roster behind roster locks LBs A.J. Hawk, Brad Jones, Clay Matthews and Nick Perry.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk restructures

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 06:22:08 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk restructured his deal and took around a $2 million pay cut to remain with the team. He was guaranteed a $2.21 million roster bonus when he took a cut from $5.45 million to $3.6 million.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk might need to restructure

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:21:21 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk might need to restructure his contract if he hopes to return to the team next season.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk could be release candidate

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:52:29 -0800

The Green Bay Packers could consider releasing LB A.J. Hawk this offseason because he is scheduled to make $5.45 million next season and has not been involved in a play that has produced a turnover in the last two seasons.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk not expected to lose time to D.J. Smith

Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:16:57 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB D.J. Smith is not expected to take away any playing time from LB A.J. Hawk because he is not Hawk's backup in the 3-4 defense. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers said he believes Smith can play the position even though he currently is the backup to LB Desmond Bishop.

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Packers | D.J. Smith won't compete with A.J. Hawk

Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:38:55 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB D.J. Smith will not compete with LB A.J. Hawk because Smith doesn't play the same position as Hawk on defense. Smith serves as the backup to Hawk in the team's 3-4 defense. "You can say it's kind of minor, but it's kind of a big difference," Smith said. "It's still a middle linebacker, but one position (Hawk's) has more responsibility than the other. When it comes to A.J.'s spot, he's the signal caller. He's the guy that runs the show. He's the quarterback of the whole thing. He gets guys lined up, ready to go and makes all the checks when things switch around." LB Desmond Bishop is the "mack" linebacker while Hawk is the "buck" linebacker in this system. LB Robert Francois is likely Hawk's backup in case of injury.

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Packers | LB coach confident in A.J. Hawk

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:28:00 -0700

Green Bay Packers inside linebackers coach Winston Moss said he is confident LB A.J. Hawk will play well this season and make more plays than he did in 2011. "I'm fine with what A.J. is doing. But on the flipside of that, you want your guys being impactful and making plays. He didn't do it last year and I'm sure he's not satisfied. He's going to respond accordingly," Moss said. Moss said Hawk did not have a down year last season but did not make as many impact plays as the team would have liked.

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Packers | Not expected to cut A.J. Hawk

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:05:47 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk is not expected to be cut, even though he ranks sixth on the team with an average salary of $6.75 million in 2012. "A.J.? I have no reason to think he wouldn't be (back)," head coach Mike McCarthy said Sunday, Feb. 26, when asked of Hawk's future with the team.

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Packers | Two LBs probable for Week 15

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 14:41:51 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (calf) and LB Vic So'oto (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 16. They are listed as probable for Week 15 and are expected to play.

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Packers | Two practice

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:14:03 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs A.J. Hawk (calf) and Vic So'oto (back) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 15.

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Packers | Two practice

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:00:46 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs A.J. Hawk (calf) and Vic So'oto (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk to practice this week

Mon, 12 Dec 2011 15:53:09 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said LB A.J. Hawk (calf) will be able to practice Wednesday, Dec. 14. McCarthy said Hawk was ready to play Week 14 but the team decided to hold him out.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk expected to play

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:07:47 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 9. He is listed as questionable for Week 14 but is expected to play.

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Packers | Three miss practice

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 13:24:10 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs Desmond Bishop (calf), A.J. Hawk (calf) and Vic So'oto (back) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Packers | Four sit out practice

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 14:50:17 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton (knee), OT Chad Clifton (back, hamstring) and LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and A.J. Hawk (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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Packers | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 12:05:38 -0800

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB A.J. Hawk, OT Chad Clifton, CB Davon House, LB Desmond Bishop, TE DJ Williams, LB Jamari Lattimore, OG Josh Sitton inactive for Week 13.

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Packers | Four players ruled out

Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:58:57 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton (knee), OT Chad Clifton (hamstring) and LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and A.J. Hawk (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 2, and have been ruled out for Week 13.

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Packers | Two miss practice

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 12:53:41 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and A.J. Hawk (calf) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Packers | Desmond Bishop, A.J. Hawk not expected back until Friday

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:18:39 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and A.J. Hawk (calf) are not expected back at practice until Friday, Dec. 2, until the earliest, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

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Packers | Two miss practice

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 13:43:36 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and A.J. Hawk (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.

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Packers | Two injured LBs could play Week 13

Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:31:23 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said LBs Desmond Bishop (calf) and A.J. Hawk (calf) have a chance to play Week 13 despite suffering calf injuries in Week 12.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk injured in Week 12

Fri, 25 Nov 2011 05:53:54 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (calf) was injured in the team's Week 12 game.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk fined $10,000

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 05:37:12 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk was fined $10,000 by the NFL for flipping his middle finger in Week 6.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk's wrist appears to be improving

Sat, 25 Jun 2011 13:39:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk's (wrist) surgically-repaired wrist appears to be recovering well because Hawk is scheduled to play in a celebrity golf tournament next month. Hawk had the surgery in February but said the wrist felt pretty good when taking some golf swings.

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Packers | Will be ready following lockout

Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:03:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk does not think the time lost during the NFL lockout will impact the team as much as teams rebuilding or with coaching changes. "We haven't had any full team workouts. We've had small groups of guys here and there working out together," Hawk said. "The great thing about Green Bay is we're not banking on having any rookies coming in and play. We're not putting in any new schemes. For us the main thing is making sure everyone is coming into camp in shape and on time. We have a lot of guys who are accountable and take care of their bodies this whole summer."

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Packers | A.J. Hawk injury update

Thu, 23 Jun 2011 06:28:35 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (wrist), who had surgery on his right wrist in February, said the "last piece of hardware" was removed two weeks ago. He doesn't expect to miss time during training camp, if there is one.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk projected to start

Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:03:25 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said LB A.J. Hawk is a projected starter for 2011, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Packers | More on A.J. Hawk

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 12:29:09 -0800

Updating a previous item, Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk's deal includes an $8 million signing bonus and is worth a total of $33.75 million, which is worth $6.75 million annually, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Hawk will make a $1.15 million base salary this year, with a $1.8 million roster bonus. His base salary will jump to $4.4 million with a $300,000 roster bonus and a $250,000 workout bonus in 2012.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk contract update

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 11:01:57 -0800

Updating previous reports, Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk's five-year contract is believed to be worth around $30 million, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk received interest from other teams

Sat, 05 Mar 2011 14:32:30 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk received interest from other teams when he was released but decided to re-sign with the Packers, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Packers | Putting final touches on A.J. Hawk deal

Thu, 03 Mar 2011 08:38:09 -0800

The Green Bay Packers and free-agent LB A.J. Hawk (Packers) are putting the final touches on a new multi-year deal, Hawk's agent, Mike McCartney, said in an email Thursday, March 3, according to Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Terms of Hawk's deal aren't known yet, but it's safe to assume his numbers will be higher than LB Desmond Bishop's $18 million over four years with $5 million guaranteed. In all likelihood, the deal will be between $6 million and $7 million a year with guaranteed money approaching $10 million.

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NFL | A.J.Hawk had surgery

Thu, 03 Mar 2011 08:12:57 -0800

Free-agent LB A.J. Hawk (Packers) underwent wrist surgery in February and will be wearing a splint for several months, according to CBSSports.com. He then will begin rehab after that. Hawk won't be ready until training camp, and it's unclear how much the injury will affect his training.

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Packers | Crowded at linebacker?

Thu, 03 Mar 2011 08:02:20 -0800

Once free-agent LB A.J. Hawk (Packers) is re-signed to a new deal with the Green Bay Packers, the team will have to consider whether it can carry four high-priced inside linebackers, according to CBSSports.com. LB Desmond Bishop was signed to a new deal last year, while LB Nick Barnett is due $6 million and LB Brandon Chillar is due $2.6 million.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk to sign long-term deal

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 21:50:06 -0800

The Green Bay Packers will re-sign LB A.J. Hawk to a new five-year contract Thursday, March 3, according to SportingNews.com's Roger Kuznia. Hawk will sign the deal before the collective bargaining agreement expires. Financial terms of the pending deal were not disclosed.

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Packers | Trying to re-sign A.J. Hawk

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 19:51:09 -0800

The Green Bay Packers will try to re-sign LB A.J. Hawk to a new deal before the collective bargaining agreement is set to expire Thursday, March 4, according to NFL.com. Hawk was set to earn $10 million this year.

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Packers | Want A.J. Hawk to return

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 17:38:45 -0800

The Green Bay Packers would like to re-sign LB A.J. Hawk, who was just released, reports The Associated Press. Hawk was scheduled to earn $10 million in 2011. General manager Ted Thompson said the team hopes to continue working with Hawk to have him continue to be a part of their franchise.

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Packers | Three released

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 14:53:34 -0800

The Green Bay Packers announced Wednesday, March 2, that they have released LB A.J. Hawk, TE Donald Lee and S Derrick Martin.

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Packers | Three players limited Friday

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:35:34 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (knee), OT Chad Clifton (neck) and LB A.J. Hawk (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 28, and are considered probable for Super Bowl XLV.

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Packers | Five limited Friday, listed as probable

Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:40:54 -0800

Green Bay Packers FB John Kuhn (shoulder), OT Chad Clifton (knees) and LBs A.J. Hawk (knee), Clay Matthews (shin) and Erik Walden (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 21, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

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Packers | Three defensive players probable for Week 7

Fri, 22 Oct 2010 12:47:19 -0700

Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (hand) and SS Nick Collins (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 22, while LB A.J. Hawk (groin) was limited during practice, according to Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. All three are listed as probable for Week 7 and will be able to play.

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Packers | Six limited Thursday

Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:12:39 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Brandon Chillar (shoulder), SS Nick Collins (knee), LB A.J. Hawk (groin), LB Clay Matthews (hamstring), DL Ryan Pickett (ankle) and OT Mark Tauscher (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 21.

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Packers | Nick Collins, A.J. Hawk miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:30:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers SS Nick Collins (knee) and LB A.J. Hawk (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 20.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk likely to miss practice time

Mon, 18 Oct 2010 12:57:49 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (groin) likely will miss some practice time this week because of a groin injury, reports Greg A. Bedard, of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Packers | Two LBs likely to see time in nickel defense

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 10:11:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs A.J. Hawk and Desmond Bishop likely will see some time in the nickel defense because of the injury to LB Brandon Chillar (shoulder), reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

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Bills | Marshawn Lynch trade talks heat up following Week 2

Tue, 21 Sep 2010 07:58:42 -0700

The rumored trade between Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch and Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk only intensified after Lynch got the bulk of the backfield work in the team's Week 2 game, according to Allen Wilson, of The Buffalo News. However, the Bills may be hesitant to trade Lynch if they are concerned RB Fred Jackson could get hurt again.

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Packers | A.J. Hawk open to trade

Thu, 16 Sep 2010 06:58:26 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk, who did not play a single snap in Week 1, would be willing to be traded if it meant more playing time, according to Rob Demovsky, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. "A.J. is a pro's pro and wants to do his part to help the team win, and his first priority is to be the best Packer he can," Hawk's agent Mike McCartney said. "But if some team called and wanted him to play on all three downs, I think he'd be excited about that."

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Packers | A.J. Hawk not used in Week 1

Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:01:16 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk did not play any defensive snaps in Week 1 because the team used five or six defensive backs the entire game and Hawk is not involved in those packages, reports Kareem Copeland, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

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Packers | Seven sit out second preseason game

Sat, 21 Aug 2010 21:50:00 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs A.J. Hawk (ankle), Brad Jones (shoulder), Clay Matthews (hamstring) and Alex Joseph (thigh), S Atari Bigby (ankle), RB Kregg Lumpkin (hamstring) and RB James Starks (hamstring) did not play Saturday, Aug. 21, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Packers | Coach impressed with A.J. Hawk

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 10:44:46 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said he has been impressed with how LB A.J. Hawk has performed during training camp so far, reports Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "I would think A.J. is probably having his best camp in his time here," McCarthy said. "I've liked his approach. His conditioning is at the highest level. He's always been a highly conditioned athlete, and I think he's taken it to another level this year, and I think he's been very productive out here. He's put together some big days, and I thought he definitely stood out in the scrimmage Saturday night."

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