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Packers DL Johnny Jolly
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers have made a deal with the recently re-instated Johnny Jolly to reduce his salary from $2.5 million to $715,000 for the 2013 season.
Jolly signed a 2.5M first round restricted free agent tender in 2010, before getting arrested again and subsequently being suspended by the NFL. Jolly had been released from jail in May after serving six months of a six year sentence, but remained suspended by the NFL until just a few weeks ago.
Despite Jolly’s repeated missteps, the Packers organization have shown considerable compassion for Jolly, believing he is not a bad guy, but more a victim of choosing friends and situations poorly. Many teams would have cut him by now, but not the Packers.
The Packers are certainly hoping their faith in Jolly will be rewarded, especially with the possibility of Jerel Worthy not being ready for the start of next season. Jolly has played well for the Packers in th...
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While most NFL fans have their attention turned to the free agency frenzy that is slated to begin this afternoon, some NFL teams like the Green Bay Packers are still taking care of business with their own restricted free agents as clubs have until 4pm ET to tender offers to restricted free agents before the new league year begins.
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According to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, if wide receiver Greg Jennings doesn’t sign anywhere by midnight, he could re-sign with the Packers.
NFL source just told me that if Jennings hasn’t signed with another team by midnight, he could be back with the #Packers.
— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) March 12, 2013
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A source told FOXSports.com that the Vikings and the Packers have expressed interest in signing Jennings now that he is an unrestricted free agent.
Jennings, 29, is considered the top wide receiver remaining on the market after Miami signed Pittsburgh's Mike Wallace at the start of Tuesday's signing period...
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