Green Bay Packers receiver Geronimo Allison will appear in court later this month on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana in nearby Manitowoc County, according to Wisconsin circuit court records.
Jesse James Game Jersey The court records show Allison was pulled over on Sept. 4, the day after he was released in final cuts and the day before he was re-signed to the Packers’ practice squad. Allison was eventually elevated to the roster on Oct. 24.
Allison, 22, was cited for speeding, going 11 miles over the posted speed limit, and paid a $200.50 fine, court records showed.
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Geronimo Allison could play a big role in the Packers’ next game if Jordy Nelson is out.
That’s on top of his Week 6 knee injury that required surgery. Roethlisberger was fifth in ESPN’s Total QBR rankings through the first five weeks and finished the season 10th (66.5). The Steelers turned to a run-heavy attack down the stretch, resulting in fewer air-it-out drives for Roethlisberger, but the QBR difference is noteworthy, considering the timing of his injury.
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In the Steelers’ last two playoff road losses, both in Denver, Roethlisberger was beat up from previous action. Last postseason, he took a shoulder injury into Mile High Stadium and, without Brown, threw for 339 yards in a 23-16 divisional-round loss. After the 2011 season, a high ankle sprain hampered Roethlisberger entering a Steelers wild-card loss that was defined by then-Denver QB Tim Tebow’s 80-yard touchdown strike to Demaryius Thomas.
If Roethlisberger feels any soreness planting and throwing this week, facing a Chiefs defense that’s tied for the league lead in interceptions (18) just got more difficult.