Green Bay Packers mild winter: quiet in free agency, stadium renovation

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It’s been a very mild winter in Green Bay, Wisconsin. As well as the rest of the United States. But the tundra is not freezing over as much, and the Packers have been pretty quiet in free agency this NFL offseason. This year more than ever, they’ve reinforced the reputation as a team that likes to build through the draft. It’s what GM Ted Thompson likes to do.

He’s a value GM and likes to draft BPA: best player available.

The biggest news they’ve made in free agency is letting Matt Flynn leave. But the mild winter has also had consequence on the Lambeau Field addition. The scoreboard addition seems to be moving ahead as scheduled, or even faster.

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Former Packers QB Matt Flynn strikes a deal with the Seattle Seahawks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It didn’t take long for the former Green Bay Packers’ back-up QB to find a new home.

Matt Flynn has accepted a three-year deal worth up to $26 million, including $10 million guaranteed to join the Seattle Seahawks.

Flynn isn’t the first back-up in Green Bay to leave for Seattle as did Matt Hasselbeck in 2001 when he was traded to the Seahawks for draft picks. [Read more…]

Green Bay Packers 7 free agents: quick synopsis

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The Peyton Manning sweepstakes has greatly overshadowed all the other NFL free agents who have been trading places lately. The Green Bay Packers have seven players who could jump ship, here’s the skinny.

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With Joe Philbin in Miami, Could the Packers Matt Flynn End Up In South Beach?

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Friday, the Miami Dolphins ended their search for a Head Coach by naming the former Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator, Joe Philbin, to the position. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out what Philbin’s first course of action should be in Miami.

The Dolphins’ most glaring need is at quarterback. Whether they have already planned to draft one in April or stick with the inconsistent Matt Moore or Chad Henne has yet to be determined.

Another idea would be for Philbin to urge the Dolphins’ front office to pursue Packers back-up QB Matt Flynn in free agency or a sign-and-trade.

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