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- First name is pronounced zuh-DAIR-ee-us.
- In his first two years with the Packers, has been named to the Pro Bowl twice (2019-20), earned second-team All-Pro honors from The Associated Press (2020) and was named to the All-NFC team by the Pro Football Writers of America (2020).
- Was the first defensive player on the Packers to earn a Pro Bowl selection in consecutive years since LB Clay Matthews in 2014-15.
- Posted the most sacks (26.0) by a player in his first two seasons (2019-20) with the Packers and is tied for No. 3 in the NFL in sacks over the last two seasons (2019-20).
- With 13½ sacks in 2019 and 12½ in 2020, matched the longest streak in team history with back-to-back seasons with 12-plus sacks (five others), and was the first to do so since DE Aaron Kampman (2006-07).
- Was one of only three NFL players (Aaron Donald and T.J. Watt) with 12-plus sacks in both 2019 and 2020.
- Posted the most sacks in franchise history by a player in his first season with the Packers, with his 13½ sacks ranking No. 6 in the NFL in 2019 and tying for No. 5 for a single season in team history.
- Spent the first four seasons of his career in Baltimore (2015-18), helping the Ravens rank in the top five in the league in overall defense (No. 3, 319.4 ypg), run defense (No. 2, 96.8 ypg) and scoring defense (No. 5, 20.5 ppg) over that span.
- Started all 24 games in his two seasons at Kentucky, recording 120 tackles (50 solo), 14 tackles for a loss, 10½ sacks, three passes defensed and two fumble recoveries.
Three Things: Wild-card weekend, Za'Darius Smith, and playoff reinforcements
Larry McCarren, Mike Spofford and Wes Hodkiewicz give you three things during the Packers' playoff bye.
Packers Unscripted: Week 1 arrives
Mike and Wes discuss LB Za'Darius Smith's return to practice (:40), the overall health of the team heading into Week 1 (3:29), the personnel changes on special teams headed by new P Corey Bojorquez (5:33), and some of the key matchups for Packers-Saints on Sunday (9:27).
Za'Darius Smith on Joe Barry's defense: 'They'll put me in the best situations to win'
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith talks about new defensive coordinator Joe Barry and what he thinks Rashan Gary will bring to the linebacker corps in Year 3.
Packers Daily: May 27
Wayne Larrivee takes a look at some of Green Bay's top defenders in this edition of Packers Daily.
Playoff-bound Packers excited to see returning playmakers
Green Bay using first-round bye to get locked in for final push
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith returns to practice Wednesday
All-Pro pass rusher practices for first time in four months
Packers 'potentially' getting injured star players back soon
All eyes on whether David Bakhtiari, Za'Darius Smith, Jaire Alexander can return for stretch run
Preston Smith eager to begin another consecutive game streak
Packers linebacker happy to have Za'Darius Smith back in the building
Packers taking steps toward getting healthier
Two of three receivers who missed last game were back at practice Monday
Packers place LB Za'Darius Smith on injured reserve
LB La'Darius Hamilton signed off of Tampa Bay practice squad
Packers plan to 'shut down' LB Za'Darius Smith
Green Bay hopes to get its Pro Bowl edge rusher back healthy
'Top 100' rankings: Packers LB Za'Darius Smith comes in at No. 51
Two-time Pro Bowl edge rusher was three spots higher a year ago
The fire still burns inside Za'Darius Smith
Packers linebacker still carrying a chip on his shoulder into Year 3 in Green Bay
Packers have four PFWA All-NFL selections, two others All-NFC
Recognition falls in line with Green Bay's previous All-Pro honors
Six Packers players named to All-Pro team
QB Aaron Rodgers, WR Davante Adams, T David Bakhtiari and C Corey Linsley named first-team All-Pro
They're in: Packers pile up Pro Bowl honors
Seven original selections are Green Bay's most since '11, six starters most since '67
Seven Packers named to the Pro Bowl
The most original selections for the Packers since seven players were selected in 2011
Three Packers finish Pro Bowl fan voting as leaders at their positions
Plus QB Aaron Rodgers received fifth-most overall votes
What You Might've Missed: Nobody could block him
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith got a whiff (or two) out of everybody who tried
Za'Darius Smith named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
Pro Bowl linebacker had three sacks in Packers' win over Atlanta on Monday night
Unlocking Za'Darius Smith's versatility has been key for Packers' defense
Mike Pettine finding more ways to get the Smith Bros. and Rashan Gary on the field together
Fuel for the fire? Packers' Smith Bros. have found plenty
Pass-rushing tandem not thrilled with recent league ranking
Packers elect team captains: It's Aaron Rodgers, Za'Darius Smith & Mason Crosby for second straight year
Team will also have rotating captains on a weekly basis
Za'Darius and Preston Smith have targets in mind
Packers' pass-rushing duo came up huge last season
Four Packers among Nos. 41-70 in NFL Network's 'Top 100'
Za'Darius and Preston Smith crack list for the first time
Pragmatic approach to free agency molded Packers' turnaround
Four unrestricted free agents played a large part in Green Bay's resurgence
Before they were Packers: Outside linebackers
See photos of Packers outside linebackers during their college careers.
First look: Packers model 50s Classic Uniforms
Green Bay Packers players showcased the team's 50s Classic Uniforms, which will be worn in the Oct. 24 home game against the Washington Football Team.
Happy Birthday to Za'Darius Smith!
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith celebrates his birthday on Sept. 8.
2020 in photos: Best of Za'Darius Smith
Take a look at photos of Green Bay Packers LB Za'Darius Smith from his Pro Bowl season.
Best 2020 photos of Packers' AP All-Pro selections
Six Packers were named to the 2020 AP All-Pro team. Check out photos of them from the 2020 season.
Best 2020 photos of Packers Pro Bowlers
Seven Packers were named to the Pro Bowl rosters. Check out photos of them from the 2020 season.
Before they were Packers: Linebackers
See photos of the Packers' linebackers during their college careers.
Happy birthday to Za'Darius Smith!
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith celebrates his birthday on September 8. Check out photos of him from training camp and his 2019 season.
Sack Sunday with the Green Bay Packers
Check out the best photos of Packers sacks from the 2019 season.
Packers free-agent signings through the years
Take a look back at some Packers free-agent signings over the years.
Best photos of Za'Darius Smith's Pro Bowl season
Take a look at photos of Packers LB Za'Darius Smith from the 2019 season.
Best photos of Packers players in the 2020 Pro Bowl
Check out photos of Packers WR Davante Adams, LB Za'Darius Smith and DL Kenny Clark participating in the 2020 Pro Bowl.
Photos: Inside the locker room at the Pro Bowl
Take a look inside the locker room at Camping World Stadium before Packers WR Davante Adams, LB Za'Darius Smith and DL Kenny Clark play in the 2020 Pro Bowl.
Davante Adams, Za'Darius Smith, Kenny Clark walk into Camping World Stadium for Pro Bowl
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith, WR Davante Adams and DL Kenny Clark arrived at Camping World Stadium in Orlando for Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Davante Adams, Za'Darius Smith, Kenny Clark practice for Sunday's Pro Bowl
Packers WR Davante Adams, LB Za'Darius Smith and DL Kenny Clark participated in the final practice before Sunday's Pro Bowl airing at 2 p.m. CT on ESPN.
Za'Darius Smith, Davante Adams & Kenny Clark sign autographs at Pro Bowl practice
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith, WR Davante Adams and DL Kenny Clark signed autographs after Thursday's Pro Bowl practice.
Photos: The Smiths, LaFleur and coordinators preview Sunday's NFC Championship Game
Members of the press filled the Lambeau Field media auditorium for the press conferences of Head Coach Matt LaFleur, LBs Za'Darius and Preston Smith, and coordinators.
Happy Birthday to Za'Darius Smith!
Packers LB Za'Darius Smith celebrates his birthday September 8. Take a look at photos of him from the 2019 season.
Portraits: 2019 Green Bay Packers
Packers team photographer Evan Siegle recently held a portrait session at Lambeau Field with a variety of players.
Jersey swaps: How the new free agents look in Packers uniforms
Take a look at Green Bay's initial four free-agent signings of 2019 and how each would look in their new Packers uniforms and numbers.
Packers' free-agent signees arrive at Lambeau Field
S Adrian Amos, LB Preston Smith, LB Za'Darius Smith and T/G Billy Turner all entered the locker room at Lambeau Field for the first time on Thursday, March 14.