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Fri, 10 May 2013 10:51:16 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have agreed to terms with fourth-round draft choice RB Johnathan Franklin on a four-year deal worth slightly more than $2.5 million.
Fri, 10 May 2013 10:17:37 -0700
Green Bay Packers RB Johnathan Franklin will be able to participate in offseason workouts since he graduated last June.
Fantasy Tip: Franklin will have a role in the offense this season because of his versatility and ability to pass protect, but it is not known how much playing time he will get. Participating in the workouts will help Franklin learn the offense faster. Interested owners could consider taking Franklin in the later rounds of their draft.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:00:58 -0700
Green Bay Packers running backs coach Alex Van Pelt said he believes RBs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin can both be three-down backs for the team.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:32:25 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have selected UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin with the 125th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Fantasy Tip: Franklin is a good pass blocker and could be used as a part of a running back duo with Eddie Lacy next season. Franklin could be a late-round gamble in fantasy leagues in 2013.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:07:47 -0700
UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin is receiving interest from the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:27:37 -0700
The St. Louis Rams met with UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin last week.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 10:18:10 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin and Texas Christian WR Josh Boyce Thursday, April 4.
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:41:22 -0800
Arkansas RB Knile Davis posted a time of 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, Feb. 24. Utah State RB Kerwynn Williams had a time of 4.48 seconds, UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin posted 4.49 seconds, Louisiana State RB Michael Ford checked in at 4.50 seconds and Boise State RB DJ Harper and Oregon RB Kenjon Barner posted times of 4.52 seconds. Miami RB Mike James and North Carolina RB Giovani Bernard posted 4.53 seconds, while Texas A&M RB Christine Michael rounded out the Top 10 among running backs with a time of 4.54 seconds.
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:45:02 -0800
Florida RB Mike Gillislee, Cincinnati RB George Winn and California RB C.J. Anderson checked in at 9-foot-11 in the broad jump at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, Feb. 24. Notre Dame RB Theo Riddick, Wisconsin RB Montee Ball, Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell, Utah State RB Kerwynn Williams and Texas Christian RB Matthew Tucker posted totals of 9-foot-10. Nevada RB Stefphon Jefferson managed a total of 9-foot-9, Miami RB Mike James and UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin had totals of 9-foot-7 and Fresno State RB Robbie Rouse checked in with a total of 9-foot-6. Temple RB Montel Harris registered a 9-foot-5 mark, while Pittsburgh RB Ray Graham was at 9-foot-4, with Rutgers RB Jawan Jamison and Stanford RB Stepfan Taylor rounding out the group at 9-foot-2.
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:18:24 -0800
North Carolina RB Giovani Bernard had 19 reps of 225 pounds in the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, Feb. 24. Temple RB Montel Harris also had 19 reps, while UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin and Pittsburgh RB Ray Graham each managed 18 reps. Utah State RB Kerwynn Williams, Texas Christian RB Matthew Tucker, California RB C.J. Anderson and Stanford RB Stepfan Taylor totaled 17 reps. Notre Dame RB Cierre Wood had 16 reps, while Wisconsin RB Montee Ball, Nevada Stefphon Jefferson, Fresno State RB Robbie Rouse and Florida RB Mike Gillislee rounded out the group with 15 reps.
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