Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 1/30/15

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 03: Quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan #4 of the Cincinnati Bengals reachs for the ball against Jim Leonhard #36 of the New York Jets in the second half of the game at Giants Stadium on January 3, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Bengals 37-0. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

If you are a Green Bay Packers fan, it probably wouldn’t take you very long to identify the position of greatest need on your favorite team entering the 2014 season: Safety. After all, the Packers were the only team in the NFL not to record a single interception from any safety on their roster, the first time that that has happened in Titletown since the pre-Vince Lombardi era teams of the 1950s. However Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy have been quick to address the weakness during the 2014 off-season. It began in May with the selection of Alabama’s highly touted Haha Clinton-Dix with the 21st pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. That was followed with the intriguing move of last year’s surprise fifth round standout Micah Hyde from cornerback to safety during the teams’ OTA sessions. Now the Packers may at least be kicking the tires on a veteran free agent who is very familiar around the Badger state. According to a local television interview given to WQOW of Eau Claire, WI, long time NFL safety Jim Leonhard says that he’s had conversations with the Packers about joining the roster. “It would mean a lot, but we’ve had a lot of conversations with 

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  • Jimmy would be a good addition, he could fill the gap until they find a younger player...
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