Jermichael Finley thinks Charlie Strong is on the hot seat

Texas head coach Charlie Strong is only currently in the midst of his second season in Austin, but after the Longhorns’ embarrassing 38-3 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday night, Texas fans – and apparently former players – are starting to wonder if he’s the right man for the job. Sunday afternoon, Jermichael Finley, who starred for the program at tight end from 2005 to...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Finley wants Randy Moss to play with 'best QB in league'

One day after some thought Jermichael Finley was taking a dig at Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, he was back on Twitter recruiting Randy Moss to join his former teammate, whom he called “the best QB in the league. The Packers might be playing the entire 2015 season without Jordy Nelson, the team’s best receiver, after it is believed he suffered a torn ACL in the...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Packers TE Finley: We'll see how good Rodgers is without Nelson

Ex-Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley took to Twitter following Jordy Nelson's knee injury during the team's preseason loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday afternoon. Some on social media must have interpreted Finley's Tweet as a slight against his former quarterback, because he clarified his original comment with a follow-up Tweet two hours later, emphasizing his...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley takes shot at Aaron Rodgers

Jermichael Finley is not the biggest Aaron Rodgers fan, and the ex-Packers tight end thinks his former quarterback is going to be exposed without his top wide receiver. Jordy Nelson suffered what many believe is a torn ACL during Sunday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. After news of Nelson’s injury circulated, Finley, who suffered a severe neck injury in 2013...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jermichael Finley Filing Insurance Claim Worth $10M, Still Hoping To Play

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that former Packers TE Jermichael Finley is filing a claim on his $10 million insurance policy. According to Pelissero, the claim can be paid out as soon as Oct. 20, which would be one year to the day after he suffered a serious neck injury that forced him to undergo a spinal fusion surgery during the offseason. Finley’s policy stipulates...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Former Packer Finley isn’t coming back

Former Packer Jermichael Finley, you remember him. Tall, bald guy with a propensity for big plays, bigger drops and huge mouth. When he was hot, he was very hot. Six foot five, 250 pounds, Finley was an enormous target, and one that Rodgers favored. He stood above most cornerbacks, and when he’d pull in a catch, those puny secondary would ride along for another ten yards before...
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October 08, 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...
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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 "Packers" placard...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 29, 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...
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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

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...
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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...
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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've felt...
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

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....
June 27, 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) The...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jermichael Finley Also Drawing Interest From Steelers, Raiders

The New England Patriots will have some competition if they want to sign free-agent tight end Jermichael Finley. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders have shown interest in the former Green Bay Packers tight end, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday. Finley is recovering from neck surgery after suffering a spinal contusion in the Packers’ Week 7 win over the Cleveland...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Packers TE Jermichael Finley Visits Steelers Team Neurosurgeon

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent tight end Jermichael Finley recently visited the Pittsburgh Steelers facility to get checked over by team physician Dr. Joseph Maroon. Maroon, the Steelers team neurosurgeon, reportedly is the one who fused the Finley’s C3-C4 vertebrates together after he suffered a spinal contusion injury back in […] Report: Former Packers...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders & Steelers Among Teams With Interest In TE Jermichael Finley

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Raiders and Steelers are among the teams to have shown interest in free agent TE Jermichael Finley. Rapoport adds that Finley visited with the Steelers and has been cleared by their team doctor, who ultimately performed his spinal fusion surgery. Earlier in the day, Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report reported that there are...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Half-Dozen Teams In “Quiet Pursuit” Of Free Agent TE Jermichael Finley

  According to Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report, there are a “half-dozen teams in quiet pursuit” of free agent TE Jermichael Finley. Teams reportedly view Finley as an “explosive force,” but would first like to examine his surgically repaired spine before offering him a contract. Freeman adds that “the belief around the sport” is that Finley will eventually sign...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Mailbag: Jermichael Finley, the plan at safety and more

Welcome to this week’s edition of the New York Giants mailbag here at cover32. Things have quieted some in the NFL, with the free agency and the draft very much in the rear view mirror now. However, fans are still interested in what’s going on with their favorite team and what to expect for the upcoming season. I keep hearing that the Giants are interested in Jermichael Finley...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Show Interest in Jermichael Finley, What Does it Mean for Green Bay?

Days after the Seattle Seahawks decided they will no longer pursue free agent tight end Jermichael Finley, news surfaced that the New England Patriots were the mystery team that Finley visited last Friday, after getting medical clearance from his doctor to return to playing football.  It was speculated that the Patriots were the interested team when it Finley’s agent said his...
Via The Packers Guru
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TE Jermichael Finley Reportedly Visited the New England Patriots

Jermichael Finley is making the rounds with hopes of joining an NFL team now that he has medical clearance from his spinal fusion surgery he underwent last season. Reports are surfacing that Finley visited the New England Patriots this past Friday. Jermichael Finley visited New England Patriots: From Aaron Rodgers to Tom Brady? NFL Media Insider Ian Ra… ...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots on the clock for Finley?

Are the Patriots so predictable that every sportswriter in the country has them pegged as the mystery team that hosted former Green Bay tight end Jermichael Finley last Friday?Apparently so, and for good reason as's Pro Football Talk started speculation when news of a mystery shopper surfaced:"We’ve speculated that Finley visited the Patriots on Friday, given that...
Via Foxborough Free Press
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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