Johnny Jolly will likely start for Packers today

Defensive tackle Johnny Jolly could start for the Green Bay Packers today against San Francisco.

Jolly was suspended by the NFL for three years for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. The 30-year-old defensive tackle will likely finish his comeback story by starting in today's game.

The story was first reported by NFL reporter Jason Cole.

It was deemed a success in its own right when Jolly made the Packers' 53-man roster after sitting out three seasons. Now he has a great chance to step foot on the field as a starter.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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