It's a well known fact. The Packers are turned off by free agency, and do 98 percent of their team building through the NFL draft. And while that strategy has served general manager Ted Thompson well, it doesn't mean that there aren't some free agents out there worth looking at.
Although there have been a few chinks in Thompson's proverbial armor when that special kind of player hits the open market.
Where would the Packers be today without superstar and play making cornerback Charles Woodson? Ryan Pickett has been a solid contributor since signing with the Packers as well. Although, on second thought, Green Bay is probably better off not remembering the epic signings of Brandon Chillar and Frank Walker.
Let's take a look at a few big names that could hit the free-agent market this offseason and potentially be wearing the green and gold in 2012.