The Green Bay Packers are going to be undertaking a lot of changes to their 53-man roster this offseason. But one change that should not be made is with current starting tight end Jermichael Finley, the mercurial talent that has often let his words speak louder than his play.
Yet, despite the concerns about Finley being an off-field distraction, near the end of the 2012 NFL season, the former third-round pick started to let this play on the field do the talking and once he did, he started to resemble the player that was once thought to have elite capabilities.
During the first nine games of the 2012 season, Finley had more than 50 yards receiving just twice. But in the final seven weeks of the season, Finley became a big part of the offense again and posted six games with at least 50 yards and caught five or more passes in four of the last five games.
If you want to look at some advanced stats, Finley ranked fifth among tight ends in 2012 at yards per target (among players with at l...