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With Greg Jennings unlikely to remain with the Packers, his fantasy value for 2013 must be questioned. The Rodgers to Jennings combination has been a fixture in Green Bay. Having had Aaron Rodgers as his QB has helped Jennings be a top fantasy WR in each year of his seven year career.
Jennings, 29, is without question a skilled WR. He put up 425 receptions, 6,537 yards and 53 touchdowns in his time with the Packers. In that time, Rodgers had plenty of other receivers to throw to. What Jennings did with the talent around him makes his skills even more apparent. Now Jennings seems ready to move on. Last month it was reported that his De Pere, Wisconsin home was put on the market.
The other Packers WRs he out shined are now maturating into stars. James Jones and Jordy Nelson have proved themselves over the past couple of seasons. Due to Jennings’ injury problems last year Randall Cobb filled his shoes. He filled those shoes well and perhaps too well. Because of this, the Packers seem willing to let Jennings go. Cobb looks to be a valuable weapon in a division with other top WRs like: Calvin Johnson, Percy Harvin and Brandon Marshall.
Until Jennings signs with a team, his exact value cannot be determined. If you are drafting right now and assuming he is a free agent Jennings value is likely in the neighborhood of a starting flex. Hes a gamble, but one that could pay off nicely. It all depends where he lands
The Miami Dolphins seem to be the favorite. Jennings has openly mentioned that he would not mind playing for his former offensive coordinator, current Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin. Miami has lots of cap space and it has become popular in recent years for players to take their talents to South Beach. The issue with Miami is a young and unproven starting QB, Ryan Tannehill. He is a far cry from Rodgers.
Maybe Jennings could pull a Favre and go play for a division rival? The Bears seem to be a likely candidate. Playing alongside Marshall would create match-up problems for opposing defenses and likely benefit Jennings. Jay Cutler is not an elite QB, but he is capable.
The Loins could be the right fit for Jennings, a native of Kalamazoo, Mich. Detroit is in need of an upgrade to its receiving core. Another WR threat in addition to Megatron could make the Lions offensive truly elite. Matthew Stafford has a strong young arm and is one of best possible QBs that Jennings could end up with. The question is if the Lions want to spend the money on Jennings, or rather acquire less expansive WRs.
Where Jennings lands will answer the question of his fantasy value. Last year, for the first time in his career, he had injury issues and that is some cause for concern. He has enough talent to be worth the risk, even on a new team. Lets just hope that next season Jennings has more touchdowns than Old Spice commercials.
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For weeks we’ve reported that Greg Jennings would love to play for the Dolphins, and he would be a good fit. Reports have surfaced otherwise to those opinions, and we might have to say not so fast to the thought of Jennings to Miami.
Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Dolphins head coach “is not a big fan of Jennings as a player, and doesn’t think...
According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin “isn’t a huge fan” of wide receiver Greg Jennings even though they worked together when Philbin was the Packers’ offensive coordinator. Things can always change, but I’ve been told that #Dolphins‘ Joe Philbin isn’t a huge fan of Greg Jennings as a player. Needs a WR but...
Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin is not a “huge fan” of free agent WR Greg Jennings as a player.
McGinn also reported that an AFC executive informed him that Jennings is likely to command a deal that would pay him $7-9 million annually.
The Packers are reportedly considering whether or not to use their franchise...
Free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings played under Miami
Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin when they were both members of the Green Bay
Packers. Despite this connection, Philbin reportedly “isn’t a huge fan” of
Jennings as a player, according to Bob McGinn of The Milwaukee Journal
Sentinel, and the Dolphins aren’t expected to pursue the wide receiver.
Things can always change...
Wide receiver and free agent-to-be Greg Jennings seems like a logical fit for the Miami Dolphins, who have made no secret about their desire to bring in some new weapons on offense this offseason.After all, Jennings already seems open to landing with the Dolphins, and Miami head coach Joe Philbin was his offensive coordinator for five seasons in Green Bay.But Philbin may not be as...
Entering the offseason, it had been speculated that the Green Bay Packers were likely to part ways with wide receiver Greg Jennings.
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Jennings, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
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Superstar Wide Receiver Greg Jennings of the Green Bay Packers is once again making headlines with contract talks. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers are facing cap problems and they need to make a decision about whether or not to try to get Jennings to sign a long-term, not so expensive deal, franchise tag him, or let him go. I will go through what each option...
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