Jennings, Packers Parting Ways Is for the Best, Plus More NFC North News
Is Greg Jennings done as a Packer?
It's well known by now that I think he should be, but I don't run the Packers.
So the question is, in the minds of those who matter—Mike McCarthy, Aaron Rodgers, Ted Thomspon—is he already gone?
It sure seems like that.
Jennings told ESPN Wisconsin's Sarah Barshop that both he and the club are going to do what's best for their own situations.
He also stressed that he's excited for the future, won't have a hard time walking away and seemed at piece with the situation.
Jennings is right.
It's a business, and each side has to do what they think is best.
With Jordy Nelson, an emerging Randall Cobb and a suddenly reliable James Jones on the roster, is it worth paying Jennings the money that he wants when they have more critical contracts coming up?
Is it worth it for Jennings not to cash in while he can?
It may not even be a matter of choosing between championships and cash, as there are plenty of teams on the cusp that could use his services.
So this might have been Greg Jennings' swan song in a Packers jersey.
That should be fine for both parties.
On to more NFC North news.
With just four teams still playing in the playoffs, all but one of the Bears' coaching targets are free to interview according to the The Tribune's Brad Biggs.
Not surprisingly, Anwar Richardson of MLive.com reports that the Lions have cut ties with their special teams coordinator.
Tom Silverstein at the Journal-Sentinel expects big changes in a pivotal offseason.
1500 ESPN's Patrick Reusse is trying pump the brakes on the "Vikings for NFC North top team" storyline.
Cris Carter is a Hall of Fame finalist again, but Mark Craig of the Star-Tribune says that the huge amount of possible wide receiver entries makes it tough to get in.
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