Packers and B.J. Raji are close to completing a 1-year deal that will keep the DT in Green Bay and off the free-agent market, per sources.
ESPN.com "Of the 17 Green Bay Packers' players scheduled to be unrestricted free agents next month, only two might demand what would be considered blockbuster contracts. If general manager Ted Thompson could keep only one of them, should he re-sign defensive tackle B.J. Raji or cornerback Sam Shields?..." February 19
NFL.com "The Green Bay Packers are usually bystanders while other teams throw around millions in free agency. That's about to change. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport said Wednesday on "NFL Total Access" that the Packers plan to take advantage of their nearly $30 million in cap space and acquire outside..." February 13
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Defensive lineman B.J. Raji has been offered a long-term contract worth $8 million a year. A source said agent David Dunn, who also represents Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, received that offer from the Green Bay Packers several months ago. Dunn, acting on behalf of Raji, has turned it..." November 17
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Two three years ago B.J. Raji wouldn't have been cool with this. When the Green Bay Packers defense turns to nickel to dime he's been on the sideline. Powerless. With a chance to pad his stats — in ahem a contract year — the defensive end is on hold. Raji insists this isn't difficult not..." October 05
From Total Access: After early talks, #Packers plan to make DT BJ Raji play out the final year of his deal to earn a big, long-term payday
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "He did see the off-season report, the one that claimed he was out of shape. Sitting at his locker, B.J. Raji laughs when it's brought up. The Green Bay Packers nose tackle is not going to book his photo spread for "Muscle & Fitness" anytime soon, but he's also not concerned. "I think I'm in..." June 01
ACME Packing Company "Heading into this offseason, the general consensus was that Green Bay had two major players to extend: franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers and pass rusher Clay Matthews. That wasn't the perception a year earlier, however. Back then, most believed defensive lineman B.J. Raji also required an..." May 30