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Dan Pompei of the National Football Post writes that Packers WR Greg Jennings figures to find a limited market for services once free agency is open for business.
A couple of front office men informed Pompei that there are concerns that Jennings’ production had a lot to do with Aaron Rodgers throwing him the ball and head coach Mike McCarthy designing plays to specifically get him the ball. On top of that, Jennings will be 29 years old and Pompei notes that NFL teams are reluctant to commit big money to players that are seeking their third contract.
This news coincides with a previous report that mentioned that Jennings would likely fall short of the $55 million that Vincent Jackson received from the Buccaneers last year.
While there are some obvious concerns with Jennings – age and the recent injuries that he’s dealt with – he is still one of the best route-runners in the league and has been very productive over the course of his career.
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According to Dan Pompei of the National Football Post, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings may not get the kind of money he’s looking for once he becomes a free agent this offseason.
Greg Jennings is a really fine wide receiver, but he may be in for a little bit of a rude awakening on the free agent market. According to a couple of front office men I spoke with, teams...
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Green Bay Packers guard Josh Sitton has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. Sitton was an alternate at guard, and he was named to the team on Sunday, replacing San Francisco starting guard Mike Iupati after the 49ers advanced to the Super Bowl.
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Jason Wilde of ESPN Milwaukee writes that Packers C Jeff Saturday is “likely to retire.”
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