Comfort Brings Production for Ryan

Through two games, Jake Ryan's "unethical" approach has him leading the team in tackles and factoring in the passing game.
September 22, 2016

8 Days Until Camp: Inside Linebacker Preview

From starting tandem to dime inside linebacker to backups, everything is up for grabs at inside linebacker entering training camp.
July 18, 2016

Packers Training Camp Battles: Inside LB

There isn’t a more wide-open position group on the roster than inside linebacker, where anything and everything will be on the line and the five-game preseason might be welcome in sorting it all out. Sam Barrington, who emerged as a starter late in 2014, Jake Ryan, who emerged as a starter late in 2015, and Blake Martinez, a fourth-round pick in 2016, will battle for starting jobs and playing time.
July 11, 2016

Matthews’ Move More Fluid Than Solid

Is the combination of Sam Barrington, Jake Ryan and Blake Martinez good enough for the Packers to unleash Clay Matthews at outside linebacker?
June 1, 2016

Packers Questions by Position: Inside LB’s

For the Green Bay Packers at inside linebacker, the big question is a simple one: Who will be the starting tandem now that Clay Matthews has moved back to outside linebacker? When OTAs get under way on Tuesday, the Packers figure to line up Sam Barrington and Jake Ryan as their No. 1 pair. Can rookie Blake Martinez get past one of them by Sept. 11?
May 19, 2016

Grading on Salary Cap Curve: Linebackers

Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers — the two highest-paid linebackers in the NFL — led the way in 2015, but there's nothing but uncertainty heading into the offseason.
January 25, 2016

‘Relentless’ Ryan Shows Nose for Ball

In his first significant playing time, the fourth-round draft pick had six tackles vs. Carolina and could start vs. Detroit.
November 14, 2015

Davis out, Bush and Ellington return

The 49ers will be without one of their key offensive players, however, two are returning from injury.
October 4, 2015