STATE SPORTS ROUNDUP: Thompson encouraged by Jolly's play so far in training camp
Green Bay Packers’ general manager Ted Thompson said it was his call to bring back defensive end Johnny Jolly after his drug arrests and three-year suspension. The G-M told reporters yesterday that he thought long-and-hard about letting Jolly earn his place on the team again. So far, the 30-year-old defensive end has looked pretty good at Training Camp. Thompson said Jolly has quote, “some natural ability to play the game. He does things very fluidly and instinctively.