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General manager Ted Thompson has Baltimore to thank for his newest conundrum. The Ravens went ahead and made quarterback Joe Flacco the top paid quarterback in the NFL, despite not really being it.
The gross overpayment for the aloof Flacco means Green Bay now has to actually pay their more talented quarterback north of what Flacco received.
The contract the Ravens gave to their signal caller hamstrung the team so much, they had to fire sale the rest of the team right after winning the Super Bowl. Aaron Rodgers current contract takes up one sixth of the Packers payroll and has prevented the team from going into free agency.
Peyton Manning did it with Indianapolis and now with Denver, however, Tom Brady restructured his deal so the Patriots could go out and get players to help them get better.
According to Tom Silverstein of JSOnline.com, the Packers have a decision to make, do they restructure Rodgers with two year left in the deal, or do they hold his feet to the fire with...
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Just a week after re-signing inside linebacker Rob Francois, the Green Bay Packers may not be finished re-signing free agent linebackers, as unrestricted free agent Brad Jones was seen at the Packers facility yesterday meeting with the team according to a post by Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
According to the post, Jones showed up at the facility, seemingly to...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The reaction at the time bordered on hysteria. Green Bay Packers fans were desperate to get their hands on a box of "Frozen Tundra" turf that had recently been removed from Lambeau Field. Cars were backed up for blocks around the stadium, all waiting in line with the hope that they'd make it to the front before it was sold out.
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Former Packers defensive back Charles Woodson joined NFL Network on Wednesday and mentioned that he’s feeling ”shunned” for the second time in his career, due to the lack of interest in he’s found up to this point.
“I thought there would be a little more interest,” said Woodson, via the Sacramento Bee. ”I think that, looking back, this is my second time in free agency...
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers have re-signed linebacker Brad Jones.
League source said #Packers have re-signed LB Brad Jones. No numbers yet.
— tom silverstein (@TomSilverstein) March 21, 2013
The 26 year-old Jones had a pretty year in 2012 with 77 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 forced fumble.
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With a signing bonus alone nearing $30 million, the Green Bay Packers will soon offer dynamic quarterback Aaron Rodgers an extension worth anywhere between $110 and $160 million. The total amount will be contingent on the exact length and terms of the deal. After thoroughly outplaying Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Colin Kaepernick, and guiding the Ravens to a 34-31 upset victory...
Packers’ president Mark Murphy mentioned that getting QB Aaron Rodgers signed to a long-term contract extension before the start of the season remains a “priority.”
“It’s a priority,” Murphy said, via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “I think as an organization, I think we all want to see that get done.”
The Packers have shed a good amount of cap space in the past...
Today is the 53rd day of FOX Sports Wisconsin Packers writer Paul Imig's offseason evaluations of every player on Green Bay's roster. Click here for all of Paul's previous evaluations
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Season stats: Seven games (All regular season); Eight tackles, zero missed tackles, zero sacks, zero forced fumbles, zero penalties committed
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