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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.
Today, the Green Bay Packers have decided to place the second-round tender on their most prized restricted free agent, Sam Shields, a third-year corner that was undrafted out of the University of Miami back in 2010, according to a report issued by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
Shields, who missed part of the 2012 season due to injury, showed promise near the end of the season and started to have the look of a true shutdown corner by the end of the year as he finished with 28 tackles, three interceptions and 10 passes defensed. He also had an impressive interception return for a touchdown in the NFC Divisional Playoffs against the San Francisco 49ers.
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Green Bay Packers are still trying to negotiate with wide receiver Greg Jennings even though it looks like his days over as a Packer.
“I hear the Packers are still trying to negotiate with him,” said Rapoport.
He also mentioned the Colts, Browns and Vikings as possible landing spots for Jennings.
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The Green Bay Packers do not take many risks in NFL Free Agency. In fact, for the most part, general manager Ted Thompson stays away from it altogether – choosing instead to focus on re-signing the players he has drafted that prove worthy of second or even third contracts.
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Ian Rapoport reports that the Green Bay Packers are still trying to negotiate free agent WR Greg Jennings.
Rapoport adds that Jennings has ”significant interest” from teams like the Colts, Browns, and Vikings.
If true, it’s hard to imagine the Packers offering top-dollar for Jennings. They typically try to retain their own players, but this could have a big impact on their...
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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Wide receiver Greg Jennings is a popular player in the NFC North.
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...
Greg Jennings is having a quiet start to the beginning of the free agency period, and not even Jennings is sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.
Several reports are suggesting that after the Dolphins chose Mike Wallace over Jennings, the veteran wide receiver could indeed end up back in Green Bay.
ESPN Wisconsin is reporting that the Packers actually offered Jennings a deal...
The Packers should be serious about signing Steven Jackson.
It was an unusual opening day of NFL free agency for Green Bay Packer fans. Normally, there is nothing to be heard from Packers camp during the first few days of the frenzy as the high priced free agents come off the board fast and furious but yesterday was just a little bit different.
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No one around campus at the University of Arkansas is happy to just run into Green Bay Packers tight end D.J. Williams anymore. These days, it's all about the photo-bombing, life-of-the-party stuffed teddy bear that accompanies Williams wherever he goes.
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"Everyone I talk to is more interested in the teddy bear than talking to me," Williams...
Free agent safety Charles Woodson is scheduled to meet with the San Francisco 49ers in the Bay Area on Wednesday.
Agent Carl Poston confirmed the meeting. Woodson, released by Green Bay on Feb. 15 with two years remaining on his contract, has one important thing in common with 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh: They're former Michigan stars.
As safety Dashon Goldson makes the rounds...