Despite the fact that Coach Mike McCarthy was gushing over 25 year old tight end Jermichael Finley at his end of the season press conference, saying he was a “talented young man” with a “great work ethic”, Finley is going to cost a pretty penny for the 2013 season and possibly beyond that if he remains a Packer. Although getting praised by the head coach who also happens to be the offensive coordinator almost guarantees you a spot on next year’s team Ted Thompson, the general manager of the Packers, will have to make a tough decision following the 2012-2013 season. Important players like B.J. Raji and Clay Matthews are going to need expensive contracts soon and superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers will likely be expecting a contract worth upwards of $20million dollars a year. After some number crunching Thompson will likely find there is no room for an inconsistent player such as Jermichael Finley to be asking for a long term contract valued around $10million a year. Combine that with the fact that it is a priority to resign up-and-coming cornerback Sam Shields this off-season and it is no wonder we might be looking towards Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert for help. Read more »
First of all I would like to apologize, I was not able to watch the game until there was about 9 minutes left in the second quarter, so most of my notes will be from what I saw from there.
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The Packers are coming off a loss to the Chargers in their pre-season opener, tonight we will face the Browns and their new starting QB Brandon Weeden. The Brown are going to play all of their starters through the first half, this should allow the Packers to evaluate individual player performance against the best the Browns have (or don’t) to offer. That being said here are the five things I will be watching in tonight’s game. Read more »