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Packers place LB Robert Francois on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers inside linebacker Robert Francois has been placed on injured reserve and is officially out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Francois was injured in the third quarter of the Packers' Week 5 win over the Detroit Lions. Francois, 28, has been a backup in Green Bay since 2010. He was only in the game because starter Brad Jones had...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Sign CB James Nixon to Active Roster, Place LB Robert Francois on IR

The Packers have announced a pair of moves today as the team has signed practice-squad cornerback James Nixon to the active roster and placed linebacker Robert Francois on the injured reserve list. Francois has an Achilles injury. As for Nixon, here's what the Packers had to say about the signing: Nixon, a 6-foot, 186-pound first-year player out of California...
Via The Pack Mentality
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunday Snapshot: Robert Francois

Veteran linebacker Robert Francois re-signed with the Packers on Friday The Packers’ roster is filled with stars, but there are just as many little-known backups whose dreams are a lot bigger than their current roles. I’ll be focusing on those players in this new weekly feature. How did he get to Green Bay? Robert Francois was originally signed by the Vikings as an undrafted...
Via Packer Update
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Packers sign special teamer Francois

It's not the type of splashy free-agent move most teams in the NFL are making, but the Green Bay Packers have retained one of their own. According to multiple reports, Robert Francois signed a one-year deal to remain in Green Bay. Francois is an inside linebacker, but he did not play a single snap on defense last season. His main role was on special teams, where he finished with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Are Close to Signing One-Year Deal with LB Robert Francois

No, it’s not the big free agent announcement Green Bay Packer fans have been waiting for – but there is news along the Packers free agent front as the team is reportedly close to reaching a one-year agreement with linebacker Robert Francois, according to a report by Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Francois, who joined the Packers back in 2010 as an un-drafted...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Stafford picked off at the Green Bay 33

Second turnover for Matthew Stafford today. Pass was picked off by linebacker Robert Francois and returned two yards to the 35. Stafford had an interception in the second quarter that helped set up the Packers' first score: a 3-yard Aaron Rodgers TD pass to Greg Jennings. Remember, though,
Via Lions Blog
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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