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The free agency market last season was dominated by the carrot of Peyton Manning, who had many suitors and then eventually decided to go to the Mile High Stadium in Denver.
This season, the market is awash with quality wide receivers who may well test the market and engage with thes same suitors. As well as Wes Welker (New England), Dwayne Bowe (Kansas City), Mike Wallace (Pittsburgh) there is the highly regarded Greg Jennings from the Green Bay Packers.
Since saying he has not been offered a new contract, Jennings has been expected to go into free agency. This is quite a statement of intent from the Packers who have lost Donald Driver to retirement; tight end Jermichael Finley's future is just as unsettled and has injury issues, now they may well let Jennings leave.
Green Bay still have Jordy Nelson and the improved Randall Cobb, they themselves may well test the free agency market, although they have defensive issues to address firstly in the draft and off-season.
So what's next for the 29-year-old receiver? NFL.com's Ian Rapoport told "NFL Total Access" on Wednesday he would "be surprised if Jennings returned to Green Bay," based on talks he's had with people around the league.
Rapoport mentioned the Minnesota Vikings as a possible landing spot. Beyond adding intrigue to the annual Vikings-Packers wars, the addition of Jennings would give quarterback Christian Ponder a serious threat across from Percy Harvin. Rapoport said:
"In fact, one possibility for Jennings is going to (the Miami Dolphins) to play for his old (offensive cocordinator), Joe Philbin,"
Rapoport noted that Jennings recently staged an interview with a Miami radio station, and said, "Hey, Joe, Remember me?" Jennings isn't likely to command a premier contract after struggling through this season with a host of injuries, but his productive track record will garner attention. The Dolphins need targets for Ryan Tannehill, and Jennings is a known commodity for Philbin.
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Green Bay Packers’ fans flocked to watch wide receiver Donald Driver officially retire today at Lambeau Field’s atrium. As you can see from the photo of Driver on the stage, a street will be named after him. Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel transcribed from of his speech. Driver: Now you know why Packer fans are so special. They show the loyalty, they show the...
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Also of note, league sources told @jasonlacanfora that Finley unlikely to stay in Green Bay. We’ll see. Heard here that it’s “a coin flip.”
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) February 8, 2013
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Donald Driver went out in style, retiring from the Green Bay Packers in a way that no one else in the franchise's illustrious history ever had.The Packers' all-time leading receiver in yards and catches held a public ceremony Wednesday morning inside the Lambeau Field Atrium. Driver was joined by 1,000 of his most die-hard fans, most of whom waited outside...
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Team president and CEO Mark Murphy
I want to first thank all the fans for coming out today. I know a lot of you waited in line in the cold to get your tickets and you waited this morning, so give yourselves a round of applause.
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Ok, Roste hasn’t loved the love fest for Double D…even though he is a class act and a Packer and all… I mean it was INSANELY out of control, however this is pretty damn cool. Only Packer Fans! I love my Green and Gold Baby!
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