Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 3/18/12
Former Raider linebacker has 42.5 sacks in six NFL seasons According to a published report, Green Bay is one of at least six teams to have “reached out” to the agent for free agent outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley. There’s both good news and bad news in that sentence. The good news is that Ted Thompson is showing some degree of interest in the best pass rusher still available on the open market. The bad news is that a bunch of other GMs are doing the same thing. That means there will be stiff competition, and of course, stiff competition equals a big contract. And since Thompson has never gotten into a bidding war for a player, it’s probably safe to assume Wimbley isn’t going to be a Packer in 2012. After watching a few Raider games from last season, that might not be such a bad thing. It’s not that Wimbley played poorly; it’s just that he didn’t play all that well. If DeMarcus Ware is a 10 and Clay Matthews is a 9, Wimbley is probably a 6 or 7. And while that’s about double the...
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