JERMICHAEL FINLEY NEWS

Jermichael Finley's $10 million policy ensures he won't play in 2014

NFL teams have continued to monitor the progress of former Packers tight end Jermichael Finley, according to league sources – most recently the Ravens following losing starting tight end Dennis Pitta for the season – but it's “99 percent certain,” the former playmaker will not be on the field in 2014 according to league sources. Finley, an athletically freakish talent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bostick could cure Packers' tight end woes

Midway through training camp, Brandon Bostick looked like the Green Bay Packers' best chance to replicate what Jermichael Finley offered them at the tight end position. Even if he did not win the starting job, Bostick had put himself in position to play a major role in an offense that thrives when it has an athletic player who can operate down the seam like Finley did before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Depleted Receiving Corps Greatly Affecting the Packers Offense

It was not that long ago that the Green Bay Packers offense was unstoppable. During the 2011 season, the Packers put up yards (6,482) and points (560) at an unprecedented rate. A ridiculous rate. A rate which resulted in an MVP season for Aaron Rodgers, a 15-1 regular season record, and homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. When the Packers offense took the field that season...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers Need to Spread it Out Offensively

The Green Bay Packers are struggling on offense right now and as head coach Mike McCarthy searches for solutions, the answer is simple: spread em’ out. The Packers need to realize none of the tight ends on their roster are Jermichael Finley. Stop using Andrew Quarles and Richard Rodgers to threaten defenses on a regular basis, put in four wide receivers and spread out the defense...
Via The Packers Guru
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley now working out with Tim Tebow after blasting him in 2011

Free agent NFL tight end Jermichael Finley blasted Tim Tebow back in 2011 in the midst of Tebow-mania. “He’s telling everybody what they want to hear,” Finley said. “You see him and he’s patting everybody on the back saying, ‘You’re going to make this catch. I promise because God said,’ and he makes it happen. Stuff like that. It confuses people.” Finley also said...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Training camp standouts, the best RBs in the game, Jermichael Finley, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Green Bay Packers this week. Green Bay Packers - Video: Rookie WR Davante Adams makes amazing one handed catch (READ) - Top 5: The best RBs in the NFL, is Eddie Lacy among them? (READ) - TE remains revolving door so far in training camp (READ) - Mailbag: Jermichael Finley...
Via cover32 - Packers
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodgers: Packers, NFL better with Jermichael Finley playing

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Throughout the entire NFL offseason, Jermichael Finley still had his own spot in the Green Bay Packers locker room. Despite his free agent status and uncertain recovery from neck surgery, Finley's nameplate remained even as others' (such as Johnny Jolly's) were removed. When training camp began, though, "Finley" had been replaced with a generic...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

McCarthy: 'Finley is a Packer in my opinion'

Little has changed on the Jermichael Finley front, but Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy hasn't altered his tune about the seventh-year tight end still being on the team's radar. "Jermichael Finley is a Green Bay Packer in my opinion and obviously he's going through a medical situation," McCarthy said Friday, the day before the first training camp practice...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Do Not Have A Deadline For Decision Regarding Jermichael Finley

  Packers HC Mike McCarthy told reporters Friday that there is no deadline for a decision to be made regarding TE Jermichael Finley possibly returning to the team. “We’re still open to that,” McCarthy said, per Tyler Dunne. “Still a Packer in my opinion.“ McCarthy did say that he likes their current group of tight ends, so it’s not as though they are concerned about...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers: Is a Jermichael Finley Return to Green Bay in the Works?

Just when you thought the excitement of the NFL offseason was over as we count down the days to the start of Green Bay Packers training camp, news pops up, like the information reported yesterday by Jason Wilde, that Jermichael Finley met with the Packers team doctor Pat McKenzie. According to an #NFL source, @JermichaelF88 is in Green Bay and has appointment with Dr. Pat McKenzie...
Via The Packers Guru
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley reportedly meeting with the Packers’ doctors Thursday

According to Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin,  free agent tight end Jermichael Finley is meeting with doctors from the Packers today. According to an #NFL source, @JermichaelF88 is in Green Bay and has appointment with Dr. Pat McKenzie this afternoon to view MRIs and talk. — Jason Wilde (@jasonjwilde) July 17, 2014 Finley recently revealed that he’s received contract offers from...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers have Jermichael Finley coming in for an MRI

Last week former Packers tight and your Jermichael Finley stated that he wanted to return to the Green Bay Packers and the Packer nation. Well today he is taking another step further to completing that mission. According to Jason Wilde of ESPN, Finley is going to be present for an MRI at the Packers facility. […] The post Packers have Jermichael Finley coming in for an MRI appeared...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley: Pittsburgh Steelers offered deals

Jermichael Finley's quest to return to the football field continues at the doctor's office. The free agent tight end will undergo further testing on his injured neck Wednesday and send the results to all 32 teams, Finley told USA Today's Tom Pelissero. Finley recently suggested he was hopeful for a reunion with the Green Bay Packers. However, he told Pelissero the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley wants to return to Packers bad, but needs more tests

Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley says he will undergo another round of medical tests Wednesday and send the results to all 32 teams in hopes of landing on a roster before training camp. But after a workout Monday afternoon, Finley told USA TODAY Sports he intends to keep being patient and wait for an […] The post Jermichael Finley wants to return to Packers bad, but needs...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley will undergo tests on his neck on Wednesday

Free agent Jermichael Finley told Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports that he’ll be undergoing more tests on his neck this coming Wednesday.  Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley says he will undergo another round of medical tests Wednesday and send the results to all 32 teams in hopes of landing on a roster before training camp. But after a workout Monday afternoon, Finley told...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: TE Jermichael Finley Says Steelers Have Showed Him A Few Deals

Former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is still looking for a team play for in 2014 as he attempts to comeback from a spinal contusion injury that suffered last October and apparently the Pittsburgh Steelers have offered him a contract. “Pittsburgh have showed me a couple deals, but we all know the money ain’t […] Report: TE Jermichael Finley Says Steelers Have...
Via Steelers Depot
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley Received An Offer From The Steelers

  Free agent TE Jermichael Finley recently mentioned that he will undergo further test on Wednesday and have the results sent to all NFL teams. Finley remains hopeful that he sign on with a new team at some point, but he admits that the money included in an offer will be a major consideration. “As long as I wait, you know and I know, guys are going to go down and the money...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Injury Update: Jermichael Finley still wants to return to the Packers

After what looked like a career-threatening neck injury, tight end Jermichael Finley received full medical clearance in May and wants to continue his career. The market for his services has been slow to form, as could be expected with the unique nature of his injury, but Finley said earlier this week that his neck is in great shape and he wants to return to the Green Bay Packers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent Jermichael Finley wants to return to the Packers

getty images Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley is hoping to resume his NFL career in 2014 and he would like to do it with the Green Bay Packers reports ESPN Wisconsin’s Jason Wilde. “This is the best I’ve felt in this entire crazy process,” Finley said. “I’m working as hard as I can to get back to Packer Nation.” From @JermichaelF88: "This is the best I'...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent TE Jermichael Finley Says He Still Wants To Return To Green Bay

  Free Agent TE Jermichael Finley has been outspoken about his desire to return to the Green Bay Packers. Finley, speaking about Green Bay, said that he “very much wants to return,” adding “this is the best I’ve felt in this entire crazy process,” per Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin. Finley also had a message for the Packers faithful, stating “Tell everybody I’m working...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley working hard to get back to Packer nation

Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley told Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin that he wants to play for the Packers again and is working very hard. From @JermichaelF88: "This is the best I've felt in this entire crazy process." Says he still very much wants to return to #Packers. — Jason Wilde (@jasonjwilde) July 9, 2014 More from @JermichaelF88: "Tell everybody...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers See Dramatic Turn at Tight End

High expectations have been set for Rodgers in 2014. Is he the Packers next starting tight end? At this time last season, the Green Bay Packers were preparing for training camp and the position battles that would ensue.  Tight end was not among them, as they had veteran Jermichael Finley in the fold and the annual talk about his having a “breakout” season was in full swing....
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers doctors haven’t cleared Jermichael Finley

According to Gil Brandt of NFL.com,  the Packers haven’t cleared tight end Jermichael Finley (neck) even though his surgeon has. .@Packers doctors have not cleared Jermichael Finley. @Lions doctor did surgery. — Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) June 23, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading......
Via Pro Football Zone
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping the Hottest News from NFL Minicamp Week

(TE Richard Rodgers)-The 2014 NFL season is just around the corner. Players and coaches are already hard at work at team facilities. Organized team activities concluded earlier in the month, and now minicamp is wrapping up. There are plenty of news-worthy events going on across the league. Let's take a look at some of them. || A New Rodgers Emerging in Green Bay—(Richard...
Via The Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers understands Jermichael Finley’s desire to continue his career

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers claims that he understands why Jermichael Finley wants to do whatever it takes to continue his NFL career even though he suffered a serious neck injury last year. “I would want to play until they told me I couldn’t play anymore,” Rodgers said, per ESPN.com. “He’s younger than I am, and we’re competitors. We have to be in our arena doing...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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