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Rob Francois | Linebacker | #49

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/14/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 255
College: Boston College
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Packers placed LB Rob Francois on injured reserve with a torn right Achilles' tendon, ending his season.
Francois was a special teamer and Green Bay's No. 3 inside 'backer behind Brad Jones and A.J. Hawk. He's eligible for unrestricted free agency in 2014. Mon, Oct 7, 2013 05:15:00 PM

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Packers ILB Rob Francois sustained a torn right Achilles' tendon in Sunday's Week 5 win over the Lions.

Francois, a standout special teamer, was forced into rare defensive snaps Sunday thanks to Brad Jones' hamstring injury. "I feel terrible about Robert's situation. He was the first one to step up," coach Mike McCarthy said. The only healthy inside linebackers on the Packers right now are A.J. Hawk, Jamari Lattimore and rookie Sam Barrington.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 07:52:00 AM

Packers LB Rob Francois was forced from Green Bay's Week 5 game against the Lions with a right ankle injury, and is doubtful to return.

It's a concern because Francois was filling in for Brad Jones, who suffered a hamstring injury. Jamari Lattimore is now in the game opposite A.J. Hawk.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 03:25:00 PM

Packers re-signed LB Rob Francois to a one-year contract.

Francois, who turns 28 in May, racked up nine special teams tackles in Green Bay last season. Not a defensive contributor, he'll play the same role in 2013.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 12:45:00 PM

Restricted free agent ILB Rob Francois is not expected to be tendered an offer by the Packers.

Francois appeared in all 16 games for the Packers last season, but he didn't play a single snap on defense. The special-teamer recorded 13 tackles, and the $1.323 million low tender is too rich for Green Bay's taste. However, Francois isn't ruling out a return at the veteran's minimum.
Sun, Mar 3, 2013 10:30:00 AM

Packers signed LB Rob Francois from their practice squad.

The Packers need some depth at linebacker with both Brandon Chillar and Spencer Havner going on injured reserve. Francois is likely to be limited to special teams work.
Wed, Dec 1, 2010 11:56:00 AM

The Packers are expected to promote LB Rob Francois from their practice squad.

With both Brandon Chillar and Spencer Havner landing on injured reserve, depth is needed. Francois will be limited to special teams work.
Wed, Dec 1, 2010 10:11:00 AM

Packers waived LB Rob Francois.

Francois had been limited to special teams duty since being promoted from the practice squad a month ago.
Tue, Nov 9, 2010 05:12:00 PM

Packers signed LB Rob Francois off their practice squad.

Francois will be added to the special teams unit with Derrick Martin done for the season. He doesn't figure to be involved in the defensive rotation.
Wed, Oct 13, 2010 11:16:00 AM

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