> People > A.J. Hawk The latest news from Live National Signing Day coverage, news on the latest college football commits, top prospects and analysis from Scout. College sports, NFL, hunting, fishing & more. > People > A.J. Hawk en-us Copyright © 2015 and All rights reserved. This website is an unofficial and independent source of news and information, and is not affiliated with any school, team or league. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:19:09 GMT > People > A.J. Hawk RSS Engine v1.1 (Server:CAMWEB03) 60 Bengals Sign Hawk Hot News for LB A.J. Hawk 2047 Marc Hardin Wed, 11 Mar 2015 02:32:37 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Free Agent Frenzy: A.J. Hawk With veteran leader Jon Beason a prime candidate to be released by the New York Giants, former linebacker A.J. Hawk could be a worthy replacement to bring toughness and leadership to an anemic linebacking corps. 2047 The Giants Beat Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:56:00 GMT 1 64 NY Giants nyg Scout CHARACTER, CLASS, CRITICISM DEFINED CAREER At some point, every player gives way to someone younger, faster, and better. It’s the circle of life in the NFL. With apologies owed to no one, A.J. Hawk put together a record-setting career and was a class act from his first day to his last. (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY) 2047 W. Keith Roerdink Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:21:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Turning the Page With the release of A.J. Hawk, we reflect on his record-setting career and turning the page to 2015 and beyond. Where might Hawk land? And who could fill his spot? (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY) 2047 Bill Huber Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:54:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Packers Release Hawk After ‘Nine Great Years’ The Packers continued their revamp of their inside linebacker position by releasing A.J. Hawk, the franchise's career leader in tackles. "I am looking forward to my next opportunity in the NFL, but I'll always cherish my years as a Green Bay Packer." 2047 Bill Huber Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:12:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Grading on a Salary Cap Curve: Inside LB’s In Part 8 of our series, we grade the performance of a woeful unit that is due an extreme makeover. Between the presumed releases of A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones, the Packers could put a pretty good dent in Randall Cobb's signing bonus. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY) 2047 Bill Huber Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:31:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Hawk: Declining? Hurt? Or Overworked And is the all-time leading tackler in team history living on borrowed time with his declining production, advancing age and $5.1 million cap number for 2015? (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY) 2047 Bill Huber Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:39:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Barrington Further Solidifies Lineup It was only one game, but Sam Barrington provided a lift to Green Bay's quickly improving defense. Barrington had a strong performance in place of A.J. Hawk, who was demoted from the starting lineup on Sunday after being demoted from an every-down role last week. (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY) 2047 Bill Huber Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:48:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Hawk on HGH Testing: Good for Everyone Hot News for LB A.J. Hawk 2047 Bill Huber Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:30:01 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Positional Battlegrounds: Inside Linebackers Who starts opposite A.J. Hawk, and who takes the role as the every-down player at the position? We break it down in the last story of our 10-part series. 2047 Bill Huber Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:01:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Best Buckeyes by Region: Southwest Ohio Today we take a look at the best players Ohio State has signed from Southwest Ohio since 1985. A running back, linebacker, quarterback and even a kicker are among our top choices. Who will you pick? 2047 Marcus Hartman Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:32:00 GMT 0 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Hawk Goes To Bat For Kids With Cancer Giving back is something that happens quite a bit at Ohio State, and one of the people at the forefront of that charge is A.J. Hawk. The former Buckeye linebacker has partnered with OSU's James Cancer Center for some projects both new and old that are near and dear to his heart – and his hair. 2047 Jeff Svoboda Sat, 05 Jul 2014 13:24:00 GMT 0 145 Ohio State ohiostate Scout Offseason Progress Report: Inside LBs A.J. Hawk, who is coming off arguably the best statistical season of his career, is the leader of the group. Can Brad Jones stay healthy and hold off Jamari Lattimore? 2047 Bill Huber Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:19:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Hawk Enjoys Sick Time with Blue Angels A.J. Hawk never had so much fun throwing up as he did riding with the Blue Angels on Wednesday. Hawk tells the tale in this Q&A exchange with reporters on Thursday. 2047 Packer Report Sun, 01 Jun 2014 03:21:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Looking Back: By Numbers at Linebacker We take our unique look back at last season with 17 noteworthy stats about the Packers' inside and outside linebackers. Who was the unit's best run defender? What was the statistical impact with Matthews out of the lineup? And how big of an issue were missed tackles? 2047 Bill Huber Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:08:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Looking Back/Ahead: Linebackers We review 2013 with our good, bad, surprise and grade, plus take a look at what's ahead in 2014. The linebackers simply aren't good enough, despite the draft and financial investments in the position. That point was driven home when the only impact player, Clay Matthews, was injured. 2047 Bill Huber Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:46:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout World's Best Preview: Yards Don't Define Lacy Our 20-point, 3,600-word preview is overflowing with info we guarantee you won't find anywhere else. Leading off is a look at Eddie Lacy that goes beyond rookie rushing records. Plus, "the new Matty Ice," perspective on last week's touchback-a-thon and much, much more for today's game. 2047 Bill Huber Sun, 22 Dec 2013 05:56:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Hawk Providing Bang for Bucks With the Packers hammered by injuries at linebacker, the underappreciated A.J. Hawk is stepping into a playmaking role for Green Bay's surging defense. 2047 Genaro C. Armas Fri, 18 Oct 2013 02:09:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Next Man Up Becomes Featured Player Again Just like the British in 1939 and the Packers in 2010, it's time to "Keep Calm and Carry On." With 30 percent of the roster filled by rookies and first-year players, the Packers will lean on their remaining established veterans and a bunch of untested players. That's been a winning formula in the past. 2047 Bill Huber Thu, 17 Oct 2013 03:10:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Ultimate Game Review: Packers at Ravens The play of the game, the player of the game, a look into the crystal ball and 14 incredible numbers that explain how the short-handed Packers won at Baltimore on Sunday. To say A.J. Hawk had a career day would be a serious understatement. 2047 Bill Huber Mon, 14 Oct 2013 01:23:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Packers Lose Cobb, Jones But Win at Ravens Green Bay earned a gutty road victory as the defense smothered Baltimore for first three quarters. The offense, down two of its top playmakers, got a long touchdown pass to Jordy Nelson and a big third-down reception by Jermichael Finley. McCarthy had no information on the injuries after the game. 2047 Bill Huber Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:16:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Hawk Sets Aside Ego To Stay In accepting a pay cut, A.J. Hawk said the Packers were "super respectful how they came to me and let me knew that they wanted me to be a part of this team." 2047 The Associated Press Sat, 03 Aug 2013 03:15:00 GMT 0 61 Green Bay gnb Scout From 1 to 89: Stopping the Run We get to No. 30 in our fifth-annual preseason player rankings. C.J. Wilson (No. 30) and A.J. Hawk (No. 31) are two of the most underrated run defenders on the team. 2047 Bill Huber Thu, 11 Jul 2013 06:08:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Availability Wins Out for Veteran Hawk Desmond Bishop is gone. Brad Jones is in. A.J. Hawk? Well, he's never left. For the Packers, that seems to be just fine at the inside linebacker position. For what Hawk might lack in creating impact plays, he makes up for by being counted on each week. 2047 Matt Tevsh Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:48:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Parting Ways Year Too Soon or Year Too Late? The Packers gambled and lost by letting Cullen Jenkins go following the Super Bowl. That decision might have cost the team another shot at a championship. From that perspective, there certainly are parallels in the decision to release Desmond Bishop. 2047 Bill Huber Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:44:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Breaking down A.J. Hawk's restructure: three years, $10.6 million Hot News for LB A.J. Hawk 2047 Aaron Wilson Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:56:02 GMT 0 127 NFL profootball Positional Review: Inside Linebackers We look back at the season with our featured performer, depth chart, unit grade and look ahead to 2013. A.J. Hawk turned in one of his finest seasons in ranking among the NFL's best at the position, if you can look beyond a second consecutive year without forcing a turnover. 2047 Bill Huber Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:54:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Midterm Report: Linebackers With the Packers enjoying a much-needed bye, we continue our position-by-position report on the team with the linebackers. Injuries have hit this group hard but the production has been outstanding, thanks to some bounce-back seasons. 2047 Bill Huber Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:14:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout Gameday Notebook: Doing More with Less Despite having his playing time reduced, A.J. Hawk is on his way to his best season since his rookie year. Plus, a big challenge on special teams, injuries and much more in our 21-point game preview, which we guarantee is the biggest and best in the world. 2047 Bill Huber Sun, 04 Nov 2012 03:31:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout 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? 2047 Bill Huber Wed, 17 Oct 2012 03:44:00 GMT 1 61 Green Bay gnb Scout