Jerel Worthy

Jerel Worthy

Packers Need More Out of Often Injured and Underwhelming 2012 Draft Class

Of the eight players selected by Thompson, only four remain: First-round outside linebacker Nick Perry, second-round defensive tackle Jerel Worthy, second-round cornerback Casey Hayward and fourth-round defensive lineman Mike Daniels. All four should enter 2014 with heightened ...

Packers have decisions to make with Sean Richardson, Jerel Worthy

" On Wednesday, Richardson and defensive end Jerel Worthy practiced for the first time this season. Both players are on the physically unable to perform list. By next week, the team must decide whether to activate them or place them on injured reserve. During a four-game winning streak...

Boom or Bust: Does Jerel Worthy Fit the Packers’ D ...

Jerel Worthy isn't an ideal fit for the Packers' defensive scheme, based on what he did in college. (Getty Images) When Michigan State defensive lineman Jerel Worthy, a first-round pick in the eyes of many, slid all the way to No. 51 overall, the Green Bay Packers decided to go ...

Jerel Worthy 'ready to go' for Green Bay Packers, after ...

Whatever Jerel Worthy's level of frustration in the hours before, by 9:30 Friday night, the former Michigan State defensive tackle sounded grudge-less and as if he'd just won the lottery. In some ways, he had, even if his NFL ticket won't immediately be worthy what it was projected to ...

Notes Packers might delay returns of Sherrod, Worthy

Green Bay — The long-awaited returns of tackle Derek Sherrod and defensive end Jerel Worthy from major injuries could be pushed back to 2014 because the Green Bay Packers have a glut of healthy, capable players at their positions. Sherrod, a first-round draft choice in 2011, and ...

Time for Packers' 2012 draft class to stand and deliver

And though he'll be a spectator for a while, even the injured Jerel Worthy vowed he'll play at some point this season. One year down, Green Bay is counting on its sophomore class to deliver. "I'm going to do what I can," Perry said inside the locker room Tuesday. "First thing's first. ...

Jerel Worthy faces battle to return from ACL surgery

Green Bay - Defensive end Jerel Worthy has undergone reconstructive knee surgery and will have to overcome long odds to play for the Green Bay Packers in the 2013 season. Worthy, the team's second-round draft choice last year from Michigan State, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ...

Ex-Michigan State defensive tackle Jerel Worthy will miss Packers' playoff run with knee injury

Green Bay rookie Jerel Worthy is out for the season. AP Photo If the Green Bay Packers are going to win their second Super Bowl in three seasons, Jerel Worthy will have to watch from the sidelines. The former Michigan State defensive tackle injured his knee in Sunday's loss to ...

NFL roundup: Mike Pouncey out for Sunday, Jeremy Mincey violates team policy and held off road trip

Packers activate DE Jerel Worthy off PUP, place CB Casey Hayward on IR The Green Bay Packers are swapping defensive players between the active and inactive lists. Green Bay placed cornerback Casey Hayward on injured reserve to make room for defensive end Jerel Worthy, who was ...

Packers injuries: CB Casey Hayward put on IR, Jerel Worthy activated from PUP

Second-year defensive end Jerel Worthy will take Hayward's place on the active roster, per Silverstein. Worthy has been on the physically unable to perform list since training camp with a knee injury. The former second-round pick played in 14 games as a rookie and recorded 14 ...

Packers put Casey Hayward on injured reserve

To fill the roster spots, the Packers activated defensive end Jerel Worthy and safety Sean Richardson from the physically unable to perform list. Worthy, 23, had suffered an ACL tear at the end of the 2012 regular season. He appeared in 14 games for the Packers as a rookie last ...

Packers defensive end Mike Daniels never satisfied

The Packers drafted Mike Neal (2010) and Jerel Worthy (2012) in the second round. They made Datone Jones (2013) a first-round pick. But the answer this season has been a fourth-rounder — Daniels. The 6-foot block of granite leads the defensive line with four sacks. He's been a perfect ...

Derek Sherrod, Mike Neal, Jerel Worthy among Packers on PUP

Tretter, defensive end Jerel Worthy, defensive end Mike Neal and safeties Sean Richardson and Chaz Powell. In addition, linebacker Jamari Lattimore was placed on the non-football illness list. As noted by Jason Wilde of, Sherrod (leg), Worthy (knee) and Richardson ...

Mike Daniels confident in 'incredibly versatile' Packers' D-Line

" One potential solution last off-season was Michigan State’s Jerel Worthy, drafted in the second round. Before a season-ending torn ACL in the regular-season finale, Worthy’s quick first step that wreaked so much havoc in the Big Ten didn’t fly in the pros. And while the Packers ...

Packers reportedly interested in Ricky Jean-Francois

" Per the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jean-Francois could be an ideal replacement for Jerel Worthy, who tore his ACL in December. Worthy was Green Bay's second round pick in 2012, and underwent surgery to repair his knee in January. It's highly improbable that Worthy will ...

Jerel Worthy injury update: Packers DE had ACL surgery

Green Bay Packers DE Jerel Worthy underwent ACL surgery on his knee last week, per Adam Schefter. Worthy injured his knee back in the regular season finale against the Vikings and did not suit up for the playoffs. He had the ACL surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews, who also operated ...

Jerel Worthy signs with Green Bay Packers on eve of minicamp

Former Michigan State defensive tackle Jerel Worthy won't have to worry about that today as he takes the practice field for the Green Bay Packers. The Spartan All-American turned Packers second-round pick reportedly agreed to a four- year contract Thursday night, according to multiple ...

Former Spartan Jerel Worthy tweets his disapproval of Michigan State coaching change

On Saturday, former MSU defensive tackle and current Green Bay Packer Jerel Worthy expressed his displeasure with the move over Twitter. "Coach Ted Gill will always and forever be my coach! " Worthy tweeted. "Best influence that I have ever had as a player. Don't agree with the ...

2012 NFL Draft Results: MSU DT Jerel Worthy Selected By The ...

By Bill Hanstock on Apr 27, 8:26p + On day two, former Michigan St. Spartans defensive tackle Jerel Worthy was selected in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. Worthy was chosen with the No. 51 overall selection in this year's draft. Worthy is ...

Joel Heath convinced he can be Michigan State's 'dancing bear'

(Dale G. Young / Detroit News) East Lansing— Two years after Jerel Worthy left Michigan State for the NFL, the Spartans are still searching for that “dancing bear.” “Jerel was the dancing bear,” junior defensive lineman Joel Heath said. “He was the guy from the start of my career...

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