April 19, 2014

Jolly getting closer to locking up roster spot

If you spend any time watching Johnny Jolly in Green Bay Packers training camp

Johnny Jolly (middle)

Johnny Jolly (middle)

practice, you’ll see him bat down quarterback pass attempts at least 2 or 3 times a day.  It’s one of the things that Jolly does, and does well.

In the Packers 19-7 win over the Rams, Jolly deflected a pass that was picked off by Packers defensive back Jarrett Bush.

Jolly batted down 10 passes back in 2009, the last time Jolly played for the Packers and the skill is resurfacing in training camp.

AUDIO: Jolly on batting down so many passes :10

Jolly’s conditioning is improving and his performance on the field likely means a spot on the 53-man roster.  But Mike McCarthy said no jobs have been won yet and Jolly said he’s not about to even begin to think his work is done.

AUDIO: Jolly says complacency will not be an issue :18