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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:35:17 -0700
Updating an earlier report, Cincinnati Bengals LB A.J. Hawk was released Tuesday, April 26, and will receive a $1.4 million salary cap credit.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:02:15 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals LB A.J. Hawk will be released as soon as Tuesday, April 26.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:26:43 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals LB A.J. Hawk (non-injury) and TE Ryan Hewitt (knee, illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 31. DE Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) and S George Iloka (groin) were limited.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:40:19 -0700
Free-agent LB A.J. Hawk (Packers) is signing a two-year deal with the Cincinnati Bengals Tuesday, March 10. Financial terms were undisclosed.
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:48:39 -0800
Free-agent LB A.J. Hawk (Packers) is scheduled to meet with the Cincinnati Bengals next week.
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:29:53 -0800
Free-agent LB A.J. Hawk (Packers) may not be totally out of the picture for the Green Bay Packers, as sources indicate the door has been left open for Hawk's possible return.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:39:37 -0800
Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk was released Wednesday, Feb. 25. The move will save them $3.5 million against the salary cap in 2015.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:03:11 -0800
Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk does not have any meetings scheduled with the team to talk about his contract status for 2015, according to his agent.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:46:24 -0800
Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (ankle) had surgery to remove several bone spurs from his ankle after the season. Hawk lost weight to try and compensate for the injury later in the season.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:31:47 -0800
Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk could be a candidate to be cut this offseason after seeing his playing time reduced late last year. Hawk went from playing over 90% of the defensive snaps in the first 12 weeks of the season to playing 23 snaps or fewer in each game the rest of the way.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:46:32 -0700
Green Bay Packers LB Brad Jones has been working ahead of LB A.J. Hawk as the lone linebacker in the dime defense in practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.