A Look at B.J. Raji in 2010

June 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One player in particular I'm very excited about next season is B.J. Raji.
While Clay Matthews and Jermaine Finley are both the leaders of the new, young sensations growing in Green Bay, I feel that B.J. Raji definitely belongs in this discussion as well.
Raji was the first pick from the Green Bay Packers in the 2009 NFL Draft. He has not produced or brought the kind of hype in Green Bay that most thought he would.
While he certainly had a less-than-spectacular season, according to many recent website posts, there are actually some very reasonable explanations for his under-performance.
First, Raji was injured for the first half of the regular season. He even said so himself that he was being very careful with his hurt ankle for quite a while.
Near halfway through the season, Raji was finally getting healthy and began to see more and more snaps, and it showed. He got his first career sack against Alex Smith, and the very next game he burst through Detroit's...

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