Green Bay Packers Defense: More Than Fine Without Johnny Jolly

July 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Already old news, Johnny Jolly has been suspended for at least the 2010 football by Mr. Goodell. However, one shouldn't worry about this development.

The Green Bay Packers are more than fine without Johnny Jolly in the lineup.

For starters the Packer's Ted Thompson showed shrewed foresight as he was proactive in this years draft, picking up two Defensive Ends, No. 56 overall Mike Neal and No. 230 overall CJ Wilson.

Both Defensive Ends were productive in college, and were standouts in the NFL Combine for the Bench Press.

Considering Johnny Jolly was not going to be a starter this season, with BJ Raji moving inside to Nose Tackle, and Ryan Pickett bouncing to the outside at Defensive End, the Packers already had their Defensive Line in place.

Defensive End Mike Neal had a reputation for playing a considerable amount of defensive snaps at Purdue: over 90 percent of the time, he was on the field. The Packers Defense use base def...

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