Originally written on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Safety Morgan Burnett is one of 15 players eligible for free agency in 2014 As of today, a whopping 15 Packers are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents at the end of the season. This bloated list includes receiver James Jones, tight end Jermichael Finley, center Evan Dietrich-Smith, defensive linemen B.J. Raji and Ryan Pickett, cornerback Sam Shields and safety Morgan Burnett. And while it’s obviously very difficult to predict in early July which players will be re-signed in the next eight months, let’s give it a try. Here’s hoping I’m as accurate as I was a few years ago. MORGAN BURNETT: The 24-year-old has been a starter from day one, and while he’s yet to develop into an elite safety, he’s getting better each season. He has all the physical tools necessary to be an impact defender, but he still plays a bit too tentatively. The Packers need him to go from good to great this season, but in either case, he’ll be back in 2014. The only question is how much it’ll cost to keep ...
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