Originally posted on The Packers Guru  |  Last updated 4/5/14
The Green Bay Packers came into the offseason with 17 free agents and a few positions of need that absolutely had to be addressed. One of those positions was at tight end due to the fact that the top two tight ends on the roster — Jermichael Finley and Andrew Quarless were both free agents. Finley, who has been the Packers starting tight end since the 2009 season, is still out on the market after failing to receive medical clearance at this point to return from the neck injury he suffered last season against the Cleveland Browns. Therefore, with Finley’s status up in the air, Green Bay moved quickly to re-sign Quarless, who filled in admirably for Finley last season, starting 10 games and posting a career-high 32 receptions for 312 yards and two touchdowns. While the Packers have stated that they want Finley back, the two-year, $4 million deal  that they gave Quarless serves as a nice insurance policy. After all, the team made the postseason with the former Penn State product starti...
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