Posts Tagged ‘A.J. Hawk’

My story from Tahoe: How NFL players spend their last week before training camp

While a variety of NFL players spend the week out here in gorgeous Lake Tahoe, they know that when they leave here, it all begins. Training camp is around the corner and it gets amped up incredibly soon. That’s why they cherish being here. They play golf, they bring their families, they chill out… and if they are smart, they clear their heads. “You got to get away because you know you’re going to go through the grind,” ex-Major League pitcher David Wells said. “You just want to try to put everything aside and then come out and golf. If they’re smart, they’re not even thinking any football, just relaxing. It’s a grind. You need something to mellow you out, […]

Live from Tahoe: Packers LB AJ Hawk explains why he tackled that dude into the lake

One of my favorite things this offseason came when video surfaced from a celebrity golf tournament. Packers LB AJ Hawk was videotaped drilling a guy into a lake, a vicious tackle in what looked like a casual two-hand-touch game. It was hilarious… and a little strange. Today, before a practice round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe, I talked with Hawk about it. No, it wasn’t quite like it seemed. Turns out, the dude actually asked for it. Well, allow Hawk to explain. But first, I had to broach the topic. “So, A.J… you seen that video of yourself hitting that guy?” “Oh, I’ve seen that,” Hawk told me this morning, laughing. “The golf one? Oh […]

WR Ward comes up big for Steelers

Big series all in shotgun, empty with no backs. Green Bay decided not to pressure, went with mostly three- or four-man rush and the Steelers were able to move the ball.

Packers, Steelers are alike in bohemian lifestyle

Hair was on everybody’s mind during Media Day. Well hair, the lack of it at least, is on my mind every day.

A.J. Hawk dons the cheesehead

A.J. Hawk dons the cheesehead

Lynch-for-Hawk rumors intensify in Buffalo

Were the Buffalo Bills showcasing running back Marshawn Lynch during the Packers’ 34-7 victory at Green Bay on Sunday. It’s possible, according to the Buffalo News, which reported trade talk of Lynch for disgruntled Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk has intensified.

Packers LB Hawk questionable for opener

LB A.J. Hawk is listed as questionable for the Packers’ opener vs. the Vikings with a chest injury, but is making progress toward playing on Sunday.

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