Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 3/4/12
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According to Jarrett Bush, the Packers might be on the verge of re-signing veteran linebacker According to Jarrett Bush, inside linebacker Brandon Chillar will be returning to the Packers. The seven-year veteran was cut by the team last summer after suffering a hamstring injury while training on his own during the lockout. He sat out the 2011 season. I have no idea whether this is true, but it makes sense. Bush and Chillar both live in California and they have worked out together in the past. Also, general manager Ted Thompson obviously thinks very highly of the former UCLA star. He not only brought him in as an unrestricted free agent in 2008, but he re-signed him to a $21 million extension less than two years later. And while we can certainly question the shrewdness of handing out nearly $11 million in guaranteed money to a solid but unspectacular player like Chillar, there’s no debate as to just how much Thompson likes him. A healthy Chillar would add even more depth to an alre...
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