Found July 13, 2013 on PPR Fantasy Football:
The Green Bay Packers have been successful during the Ted Thompson era  largely because of their ability to draft talented players and keep them under contract. Since 2005, Thompson has been adding pieces to the puzzle and locking up in the important players long-term. But there are always difficult decisions to be made in the National Football League and the Packers made one this offseason by letting former Pro Bowler Greg Jennings walk in free agency. Sure, the team would have loved to keep him but in the world of the salary cap, it’s simply not possible. Thompson and the Packers showed how they have maintained long-term success by smartly signing Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, the two cornerstones of the franchise, to long-term deals and now it appears they are trying to do the same thing with free-agent safety to be Morgan Burnett. Burnett, who came to Green Bay as a third-round draft pick in 2010, established himself as the leader of the secondary in 2012 and was one of two p...

How Much Is Burnett Worth?

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Green Bay Packers eye extension with Morgan Burnett

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Jermichael Finley a Excellent Buy-Low Candidate in Fantasy Drafts

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