Packers: Daily Coffee Headline News
Legendary senior writer, Packers lead blogger & NFC North columnist jclombardi presents Packers headlines.
Packers' salary-cap issues could hit linebackers: So, to get more salary cap space, the Packers will eventually bring back "adequate" ILB Hawk at reduced salary.
With Worthy out, would Packers have interest in Cullen Jenkins?: Eagles released DT Cullen Jenkins. The Packers may be interested in a reunion with this former Packers veteran. Serious offseason moves are necessary to improve the defensive line considering the playoff loss.
49ers’ Ricky Jean Francois could add help on defensive line: 49ers’ Ricky Jean Francois is a possible free agency candidate to replace injured DL Worthy in the Packers' defensive-line rotation. Jenkins, Francois, and Canty at our 2013 training camp? We like the possibilities to improve the defensive line.
Return engagement? Jenkins could interest Packers: The ex-Packers defensive end may return to the Packers. Monday, the Eagles, who signed Jenkins to a five-year, $25 million deal in July 2011 after he’d won Super Bowl XLV with the Packers, released Jenkins to save $5.5 million that they owed him in 2013.
Extra point: It would be a mistake to release Finley: The ongoing debate about the future of tight end Finley with the Packers.
Use of franchise tag on Greg Jennings possible for Packers: The Packers face serious financial decisions for the long term roster in the coming month, especially about free agent Jennings and controversial tight end Finley.
Strong draft class will make Packers think at safety: A year later, the Packers still look for a strong replacement for gone all-pro safety Collins. Is safety Burnett the heir?
Report: Packers mulling playing tag with Jennings: Free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings planned to leave the Packers for greener pastures. Yet, NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported from the NFL Scouting Combine that the team is contemplating using the franchise tag on Jennings, who will become an unrestricted free agent on March 12.
Are Packers too young? Thompson, McCarthy say no: With Donald Drvier, Charles Woodson, and Jeff Saturday gone, the Packers have only two players on their roster who celebrated their recent 30th birthday.