Injuries Mean Scheme, Personnel Changes

Coming off a big win at Houston, the Packers are facing changes — perhaps major changes — on defense. Where do the Packers turn, for instance, at inside linebacker, where coverage-impaired A.J. Hawk might have to play a lot more in passing situations?
October 16, 2012

Packers Roster Countdown: Part 4

Moving past the previous lists' undrafted rookie long shots, we move into players who definitely will challenge for roster spots in training camp. Among the players we've ranked from No. 66 to No. 70 are a playmaking defender, an outrageously athletic receiver and a promising cornerback.
June 26, 2012

Francois, Cut Three Times, Becomes Playmaker

Robert Francois, the answer to a Brett Favre trivia question, has made more turnover plays than starting inside linebackers Desmond Bishop and A.J. Hawk combined. He struck again on Sunday with an interception and forced fumble.
December 13, 2011

Packers Resort To Backup Plans at Inside LB

With Desmond Bishop and A.J. Hawk ruled out for Sunday's game at the New York Giants, the Packers will turn to Robert Francois and D.J. Smith. Plus, the final injury reports and more from Friday.
December 2, 2011

Scout's Notebook: OLB Robert Francois

Undrafted rookie free agent linebacker Robert Francois will be competing for a roster spot in training camp later this summer. Find out the strengths and weaknesses he brings to the mix.
June 22, 2009

11 Who Need to Step Up in '07: Part 1

As fall approaches, college football fans across the country all have high hopes for their teams. Some expectations are more unreasonable than others but, all the high expectations have a common thread.
August 27, 2007

Midseason Awards: Defense

BC has loads of talent on the defensive side of the ball, and it appears Frank Spaziani's unit is hitting their stride at the right time. The defense has gotten better progressively though the first six games of the season. Here are our mid-season awards.
October 20, 2006