Found March 18, 2013 on PPR Fantasy Football:
  It’s safe to say there were plenty of Green Bay Packer fans, who were a bit frustrated last week as both Greg Jennings and Steven Jackson were allowed to sign with other teams, after there were times it appeared both players could be Packers in 2013 before all was said and done. In the end, Green Bay lost out on both. But believe it or not, in both cases the Packers made the right decision. Yes it stings to losing Jennings to a division rival but he was a luxury this team can’t afford and doesn’t need. The Packers already have three high-quality receivers in James Jones, Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, not to mention a very talented tight end in Jermichael Finley. Aaron Rodgers and the offense aas fine without him in 2012 and it will be again. Don’t get me wrong, Jennings is still a good player. But let’s face facts. He will be 30 years old when the season starts and has missed 11 of his last 22 games due to injury. Is that really the kind of player you’d feel good about investing...
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