The Packers need a pass-rushing complement to Clay Matthews III, and Brady Poppinga is confident that he can be that guy. He has only four sacks in five professional seasons but had 20 in his final three years at BYU.
Brady Poppinga, practically an afterthought behind Aaron Kampman at the start of camp, figures to be a Week 1 starter. Poppinga's passion for the game and his physical style are a welcome sight for position coach Kevin Greene.
August 25, 2009
If the Bills thought last week's 27-20 victory over the Chicago Bears was any indication of the success it might enjoy against Chicago's NFC North rival, the Green Bay packers put that theory to rest—and fast—with a 31-21 victory.
August 22, 2009
On this Memorial Day, Mark Murphy, Nick Collins, Jordy Nelson and Brady Poppinga have a stronger appreciation for our troops after watching a harrowing urban-warfare training mission. It's a Packer Report exclusive on this 161st annual celebration of the 1.2 million troops who have died for our country.
Being an outside linebacker in a 3-4 will allow him to use the pass-rushing skills displayed at BYU. "The Packer Nation doesn't really know me as a rusher, but this year, they're going to be able to see me as a rusher," he told Packer Report last week.
Chillar fills a pressing need; Favre ceremony; Rodgers goes mushing; McCarthy to get hitched
Three positions where Green Bay is seeking more help
February 17, 2008
Intense linebacker talks about his love for hitting, approach to Organized Team Activities practices, new drill to create turnovers