Former linebacker A.J. Hawk, who played nine seasons (2006-14) in Green Bay, has informed the club of his decision to retire as a member of the Packers.
Hawk was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. He ranks number-one in franchise history (since 1975) with 1,118 career tackles, having surpassed linebacker John Anderson’s mark of 1,020 (1978-89) in the 2013 regular-season finale. Hawk led the Packers in tackles five times during his career (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 & 2013), which is tied with LB Nick Barnett for the top mark in team history.
Hawk played in 142 of a possible 144 regular-season games with 136 starts in Green Bay, appearing in all 16 [Read more…]