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JOHNNY JOLLY RUMORS & GOSSIP

NFL Suspensions Should Not Be “Cold Turkey”

Jonny Jolly is one of the few bright spots in the NFL of a player who was suspended from the league but managed to make a comeback; in 2008 Jolly was arrested for selling codeine, a control opiate intended to be used typically as a cough suppressant but in this case was being used to make purple drank, a recreational drug.  Jolly was suspended indefinitely and was caught again...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay’s New Look Front Seven

There was talk during the offseason about the Green Bay Packers going for a new body type along their defensive line, and that seems accurate right now. Gone are players like 340-pound Ryan Pickett and 325-pound Johnny Jolly. They have been replaced in the base defense so far in camp by Datone Jones and Mike Daniels, who weigh 285 pounds and 300 pounds respectively. B.J. Raji will...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Why Green Bay Doesn’t Need to Bring Back Johnny Jolly

With the start of training camp right around the corner, it’s a slow season for news in the National Football League but when it comes to the Packers there was some recent news that could be significant — Johnny Jolly, a long-time veteran of the Packers was recently given clearance by his doctor (according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) to return to football following a...
Via The Packers Guru
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Packers Bring Jolly Back?

Why the Packers will re-sign Jolly.Last year the Packers took a chance on Jolly who had not played in an NFL game for three years. He was out of the league due to drug problems and spent six months in prison. The Packers gave him a second chance and it paid off as Jolly was one of the better defensive lineman on the team before he went down with his neck injury.Ted Thompson and company...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Packers DL Jolly Receives Further Medical Clearance

Jolly is one step closer to a potential return to the NFL According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the doctors of former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly have given him the medical clearance to resume his football career. I’m not writing this because I think Jolly will be back with the Packers or even to suggest that the Packers look into...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Packers DT Johnny Jolly has been cleared; Should they re-sign him?

Johnny Jolly has been impressive since he returned to the NFL, and now the former Packer has been cleared medically to return. The big question is, will the team bring him back? Former Packers DT Johnny Jolly has been waiting for medical clearance to return after January’s neck surgery before he could seriously pursue a […] The post Former Packers DT Johnny Jolly has been cleared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Jolly has been cleared after undergoing neck surgery

According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette,  free agent defensive lineman Johnny Jolly has been cleared after undergoing offseason neck surgery. Jolly’s agent, Jack Bechta, told Press-Gazette Media on Friday his client has been cleared by his doctors from his C-5/C-6 spinal fusion surgery and is just waiting for a call. The Packers do have one open roster spot after releasing running...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers are not ruling out re-signing DT Jolly

The Green Bay Packers are not ruling out re- signing Johnny Jolly according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN. He says the Packers could re-sign the big run stuffer since he is not generating too much buzz via free agency. Demovsky: Don’t write off Johnny Jolly just yet. They’re monitoring his progress from neck surgery and […] The post Packers are not ruling out re-signing DT Jolly...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers: Johnny Jolly Expects to Be Cleared by Training Camp

Last offseason when defensive lineman Johnny Jolly was reinstated by the National Football League, following a suspension due to violating the league’s substance abuse policy, few thought he would ever contribute on the football field again in a real way. It seemed unlikely that Jolly would every play in the league again. Even when the Packers took a chance and brought him back...
Via The Packers Guru
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Johnny Jolly’s addiction of “Purple Drank” could have killed him

Johnny Jolly admitted that he was tacking Codeine before every game.  He was on fire too back in 2009.  He stated he was using the drank every game, and that was his best performances. Johnny Jolly needed codeine. The Green Bay Packers defensive tackle’s addiction had so overtaken his life that he had to take the drug the […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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