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Packers free agent C Scott Wells might get the chance to test the open market.
Quarterback Matt Flynn and tight end Jermichael Finley have commanded most of the free agent spotlight this offseason in Green Bay, with it being widely assumed that the Packers would eventually come to a deal with highly valuable free agent center Scott Wells sometime in the process.
Not so fast, says Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
While mostly speculating on the issue, McGinn said his best guess would be that “the Packers will play with a new center next season.”
A bull-headed approach from the Packers on the value of Wells, who has started 100 regular season games for Green Bay since being drafted in seventh-round of the 2004 draft, combined with an equally hot-headed response from the veteran center, who obviously thinks he deserves top-5 money at the position after a Pro Bowl season in 2011-12.
Simply put, the Packers do not think Wells is worth as much as the he and his...
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It’s not often that teams move off in a different direction from a starting offensive lineman coming off a Pro Bowl season, but all signs are indicating that the Packers are set to do just that with center Scott Wells this off-season.
According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Packers and Wells are far apart in contract discussions and the team isn’t buying...
In so many words, Scott Wells is being told by the Packers that he has overvalued himself as an undersized, 31-year-old center no matter how well he has played for them. Wells basically is telling the team, "Watch what happens."
Packers center Scott Wells is coming off his best season at age 31 and has plenty of leverage. It sounds like he intends on using it. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel makes the convincing case Tuesday that the newly minted Pro Bowler is likely to leave Green Bay in free agency. Wells and the…
As the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine gets underway today, reports have been circulating for some time that fans of the Green Bay Packers may see a new man snapping the ball to Aaron Rodgers next season. It seems that there may soon be a parting of the ways between Pro Bowl center Scott Wells and the team.Wells is an unrestricted free agent. He is also 31 years old. Reports are that the...
Whether Peyton Manning remains an Indianapolis Colt or not is irrelevant when it comes to the future of the franchise. This offseason Indianapolis will choose who they hope will be their quarterback for the next 10-15 seasons. Maybe it’s Andrew Luck out of Stanford. Maybe it’s Heisman trophy winner Robert Griffin III. Either is a reasonable No. 1 overall pick and no one...
Some believe—in this instance, a Packers beat reporter—that the team will place the franchise tag on their free agent backup quarterback, take the $14 million cap hit and then trade him to another team.
Now that the Green Bay Packers have locked up tight end Jermichael FInley for the next couple of seasons, they’re now free to use their franchise tag on any player they’d like on their roster. At this point the only player that would make sense for the Packers to designate as their franchise player is back up quarterback Matt Flynn.
Before the Packers re-signed Finley, they...
The Packers may be looking to sell Matt Flynn's services to some desperate team.
The Green Bay Packers are the team that wrote the book on the tage and trade. In a piece for TGS, Will Horton highlights some of the big deals that have made the tag-and-trade option legitimate for the trading team.
First off, for those of you that didn't yet know, the Packers re...
When we think of the NFL offseason, the draft is often the first thing that comes to mind. That shouldn't necessarily be the case. Draft picks often take two or even three years to make a significant impact while free agents can make or break a team in just one year. Don't believe me? Just take a look at the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles for proof. Here are seven free agents that...
Robert Griffin III continues to be the hot button topic in Cleveland, where a vocal group of fans believes he is the teams future. While some clamor for him to be the teams selection in Aprils NFL either with a trade up to the second spot or with the fourth pick others wonder if Griffin is hype.
Both opinions are held strongly.
The situation is complex, not merely regarding the...
1. Drew Brees: Don't get too excited here. There is pretty much a zero percent chance Drew Brees walks away from New Orleans. Not only did he give the Saints their first Super Bowl victory, but he and the 2010 team helped reunite the city of New Orleans after Katrina. The city loves him.
Possible Destinations: New Orleans Saints
2. Matt Flynn: Flynn will most...