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So this is the overview of FAs from our team. Opinions?

Unrestricted Free Agents

These players are eligible for unrestricted free agency because they will have accrued four or more years of NFL experience after 2015. These players may sign with any NFL team starting on March 15th at 4:00 PM Eastern.

  1. OT Don Barclay
  2. K Mason Crosby
  3. LS Brett Goode (currently on IR)
  4. DT Letroy Guion
  5. CB Casey Hayward
  6. WR James Jones
  7. FB John Kuhn
  8. OLB Mike Neal
  9. OLB Nick Perry (declined 5th-year option)
  10. TE Andrew Quarless
  11. NT B.J. Raji
  12. S Sean Richardson (currently on IR)
  13. RB James Starks
  14. QB Scott Tolzien

Restricted Free Agents

The Packers may extend "tender" offers to their restricted free agents - players who will have three accrued seasons of experience and whose contracts are expiring. If they extend a tender, the Packers will have the right to match any contract offer made to a player, and depending on the amount of the tender they may be eligible for a draft pick (either first- or second-round) if the player signs elsewhere and the Packers decline to match. Neither player is likely to receive a tender, however.

OLB Andy Mulumba
G Lane Taylor

Exclusive-Rights Free Agents

These players have two or fewer accrued years of experience. If the Packers extend either of these players a qualifying offer (which would likely be a league-minimum contract), they may not negotiate with any other NFL team during free agency.


S Chris Banjo
TE Justin Perillo

Note: this is Banjo's third year with the Packers, but he did not qualify for an accrued season in 2014 because he was on the practice squad for much of the year and did not spend enough time on the 53-man roster.

 

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I don't mind letting leave Barclay, Raji and maybe Guion and Kuhn too.
Hayward, Tolzien, Starks, Crosby, Neal, Perry and maybe Quarless are all worth retaining.
 

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Keep Raji, Crosby, and Neal or Perry.

Torn on Heyward because he is the 4th cb next year if guys are healthy but depth is good.

Starks is good inaurance in case lacy eats himself off the team.

I hope they only keep two QB's on the 53.
 

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IMO the only must keeps are Raji & Crosby.

I'm fine keeping Kuhn, Neal, JJ, and Perry (has to be at the right price)

Hayward is going to price himself out (see Davon House) and to be perfectly honest, we don't need to overpay for him whatsoever. The rest can be let free for someone else to over pay them.
 

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Why Raji? This was slated as a monster season after his injury last year, but didn't turn out even close to that. 30yo with a injury record...we can do with someone younger and better.
 

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Perry will be an interesting decision. He showed late this season that he really can rush the passer effectively, however, he's also never stayed consistently healthy. Hard decision to make on him.
 

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Why Raji? This was slated as a monster season after his injury last year, but didn't turn out even close to that. 30yo with a injury record...we can do with someone younger and better.

Because without him, that's just another hole that needs to be filled. I really like him and Daniels on that line together. And "monster season"? I don't remember that, I could be wrong but I was looking for him to play well and stay healthy which he did
 
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I don't mind letting leave Barclay, Raji and maybe Guion and Kuhn too.
Hayward, Tolzien, Starks, Crosby, Neal, Perry and maybe Quarless are all worth retaining.

Hayward will look for starter money somewhere else and there´s no reason for the Packers to offer him a deal like that. Perry most likely will sign with a team playing a 4-3 defense. Quarless should be let go as well. On the other hand I´m in favor of re-signing Raji and Kuhn.

IMO the only must keeps are Raji & Crosby.

IMO the Packers will have a tough decision to make on Crosby. While he has been a reliable kicker since struggling mightily in 2012 the team could save a ton of cap space going with a talented rookie at the position.
 

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Only players i'd like to see retained are Crosby, Perry, Neal, Guion and Raji.
 

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Because without him, that's just another hole that needs to be filled. I really like him and Daniels on that line together. And "monster season"? I don't remember that, I could be wrong but I was looking for him to play well and stay healthy which he did

Could be said about any position, letting any player go.

And I don't know, not that stats tell the whole story for an NT but 22 tackles and 0.5 sacks looks a lot closer to 2013 Raji than 2010 Raji.

He's totally replaceable IMO. It's not the rush D was any different this year than 2014 without him.
 

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K Mason Crosby
DT Letroy Guion
NT B.J. Raji
RB James Starks
FB John Kuhn
OLB Mike Neal


Crosby has been incredibly consistent with excellent kickoffs since his "yips year" of 2012 and deserves a 4 yr./$14Mil (up to $16? max.) deal... he's as close to automatic as we could hope for.

The D-line was a strength in 2015, in larg part because of Guion & Raji. If a reasonable deal for each can be worked out would like both to be back. Offer both 3 yr./ $9Mil contracts with $4Mil in last year which TT could cut them in yr. 3 if they under-perform?

While his fumbles hurt in 2015 Stark's play jump-started the offense numerous time. He's not a #1, starting RB but he's a darn good, reliable #2.

Kuhn is steady, solid, and a veteran leader. GB was the 3rd youngest team in 2015 and perpetually in need of outspoken, veteran leadership for the young guys.


IMHO I think Peppers is done in GB & not worth the $10.5Mil cap hit ($2.5Mil dead money if cut)... so Neal would be his full time replacement. He's been available and has situationally played in 16 games/season for the last 3 seasons, so being an OLB has (hopefully) eliminated the serious-injury knock on him as a young guy. Pay reasonable starting OLB $$ and have Neal & CM3 on the edges.
 

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K Mason Crosby
DT Letroy Guion
NT B.J. Raji
RB James Starks
FB John Kuhn
OLB Mike Neal


Crosby has been incredibly consistent with excellent kickoffs since his "yips year" of 2012 and deserves a 4 yr./$14Mil (up to $16? max.) deal... he's as close to automatic as we could hope for.

The D-line was a strength in 2015, in larg part because of Guion & Raji. If a reasonable deal for each can be worked out would like both to be back. Offer both 3 yr./ $9Mil contracts with $4Mil in last year which TT could cut them in yr. 3 if they under-perform?

While his fumbles hurt in 2015 Stark's play jump-started the offense numerous time. He's not a #1, starting RB but he's a darn good, reliable #2.

Kuhn is steady, solid, and a veteran leader. GB was the 3rd youngest team in 2015 and perpetually in need of outspoken, veteran leadership for the young guys.


IMHO I think Peppers is done in GB & not worth the $10.5Mil cap hit ($2.5Mil dead money if cut)... so Neal would be his full time replacement. He's been available and has situationally played in 16 games/season for the last 3 seasons, so being an OLB has (hopefully) eliminated the serious-injury knock on him as a young guy. Pay reasonable starting OLB $$ and have Neal & CM3 on the edges.

With that 2.5M dead money on Peppers if cut, that means his effective hit to keep him is $8M. For a guy who still offers double digit sacks and leadership, particularly with Matthews going back to the other side full time, I think Peppers is absolutely worth it to keep at his salary for one more year.

Neal is a free agent too, so we can't just assume Neal replaces Peppers, and I'd much rather have Peppers back for the short commitment than another 4M a year deal for Neal.
 

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  1. OT Don Barclay- Maybe back up at guard, cheap signing and let him compete in camp at that position. Never want to see him at tackle again and this deal should have very little if any guaranteed money.
  2. K Mason Crosby- Re-sign. He's pretty good and good kickers are hard to find
  3. LS Brett Goode (currently on IR)- stay or go, it will be minimal contract anyway and only 1 position that we will always carry as a specialist.
  4. DT Letroy Guion- journyman contract or walk
  5. CB Casey Hayward- Stay for the right price, but I think what happened with House will happen with him, maybe not as much, but similar
  6. WR James Jones- probably let him go find work elsewhere, but will be on speed dial if the need and availability arises
  7. FB John Kuhn-Can't see us going with 2 FB's again, but then Rip never did much beyond the beginning of the season that I noticed. Maybe they were just letting Kuhn get every last possible snap in as a Packer because he was still earning it, or Rip never beat him out, in that case, I wouldn't bet against Kuhn again. Of course it will be another vet min. contract if we do keep him around. If he's earning it, i say welcome back.
  8. OLB Mike Neal- I'd like to keep one of Neal or Perry. I have a feeling it will be Neal
  9. OLB Nick Perry (declined 5th-year option)- Will probably get offered more from a 4-3 team. I'd like him back, for the right price of course. When healthy, very valuable to this team and by healthy, I don't mean available with 1 good arm, I mean healthy.
  10. TE Andrew Quarless- probably gone, which i'm fine with. He hasn't been productive for quite some time and I don't see him getting better going forward.
  11. NT B.J. Raji-I'd sign him to another similar deal he had last year. I would not invest a bunch of money in him, but for the right price he'd be good to have.
  12. S Sean Richardson (currently on IR)- I think he's out of football for good.
  13. RB James Starks-again, i'd offer similar deal to what he got this year. I don't see him getting big money somewhere else and he's a nice part of a 1-2 punch.
  14. QB Scott Tolzien- I think we move forward with Hundley as the primary back up.

    I don't think Guion, Jones, Richardson, Tolzien, Hayward, or Nick Perry will be with the team next year. Probably be without Kuhn too. and Barclay is a maybe, depending on how they feel about him at guard and who we pick up thru other avenues. I do not see him being highly sought after by anyone.
 

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  1. OT Don Barclay- Maybe back up at guard, cheap signing and let him compete in camp at that position. Never want to see him at tackle again and this deal should have very little if any guaranteed money.
  2. K Mason Crosby- Re-sign. He's pretty good and good kickers are hard to find
  3. LS Brett Goode (currently on IR)- stay or go, it will be minimal contract anyway and only 1 position that we will always carry as a specialist.
  4. DT Letroy Guion- journyman contract or walk
  5. CB Casey Hayward- Stay for the right price, but I think what happened with House will happen with him, maybe not as much, but similar
  6. WR James Jones- probably let him go find work elsewhere, but will be on speed dial if the need and availability arises
  7. FB John Kuhn-Can't see us going with 2 FB's again, but then Rip never did much beyond the beginning of the season that I noticed. Maybe they were just letting Kuhn get every last possible snap in as a Packer because he was still earning it, or Rip never beat him out, in that case, I wouldn't bet against Kuhn again. Of course it will be another vet min. contract if we do keep him around. If he's earning it, i say welcome back.
  8. OLB Mike Neal- I'd like to keep one of Neal or Perry. I have a feeling it will be Neal
  9. OLB Nick Perry (declined 5th-year option)- Will probably get offered more from a 4-3 team. I'd like him back, for the right price of course. When healthy, very valuable to this team and by healthy, I don't mean available with 1 good arm, I mean healthy.
  10. TE Andrew Quarless- probably gone, which i'm fine with. He hasn't been productive for quite some time and I don't see him getting better going forward.
  11. NT B.J. Raji-I'd sign him to another similar deal he had last year. I would not invest a bunch of money in him, but for the right price he'd be good to have.
  12. S Sean Richardson (currently on IR)- I think he's out of football for good.
  13. RB James Starks-again, i'd offer similar deal to what he got this year. I don't see him getting big money somewhere else and he's a nice part of a 1-2 punch.
  14. QB Scott Tolzien- I think we move forward with Hundley as the primary back up.

    I don't think Guion, Jones, Richardson, Tolzien, Hayward, or Nick Perry will be with the team next year. Probably be without Kuhn too. and Barclay is a maybe, depending on how they feel about him at guard and who we pick up thru other avenues. I do not see him being highly sought after by anyone.

1. I think we're best off just letting Barclay walk.

2. Not really. Good kickers are a dime a dozen these days, 80-85% guys grow on trees. Surprisingly Crosby's FG percentage didn't even rank in the top 10. I wouldn't be opposed to seeing him back but I wouldn't overpay.

3-7. Agreed.

8-9. I'd prefer Perry, just think there's more upside there. But I agree one of the two probably returns and Neal is more likely of the two.

10-14. Agree 100% with all here. Tolzien moves on, Hundley should be ready to take on a backup role and we return to a more familiar 2 QB roster with one QB on the PS. Was not very impressed with Raji but would bring him back again on a similar short deal, would do the same with Starks.
 

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1. OT Don Barclay

2. K Mason Crosby

3. LS Brett Goode (currently on IR)

4. DT Letroy Guion

5. CB Casey Hayward

6. WR James Jones

7. FB John Kuhn

8. OLB Mike Neal

9. OLB Nick Perry (declined 5th-year option)

10. TE Andrew Quarless

11. NT B.J. Raji

12. S Sean Richardson (currently on IR)

13. RB James Starks

14. QB Scott Tolzien

After having read the forum for over 5 years, I’ve decided to contribute to the dialogue. This is my first post, and I was born with PBR, Cheese and GB in my blood (born shortly after SB 1). Even though I live out of the Homeland, I follow all the time.

Anyhow, I decided this is the one to jump on and provide my two cents…

Starting with list

Don Barclay – lot of hope for filling the gaps, but it was an ugly year in desperation. I wish you the best in your next career.

Mason Crosby – What a year, I remember the struggles, and rock solid. He deserves top dollar.

Brett Goode – We know who to call, but business is business. Unfortunate you had to go out on injury.

I’m going to break order here… Talk about 3-4 Defense Line…

The Defense Line has been outstanding this year (married w/ OLB). Dom Capers after 5 years of priority (at the expense of the offense) has gotten the Defense to a level to be a top 10 defense. Unfortunately, the offense didn’t help the defense get the stat’s they needed. The Defense Line is about tying up the blockers, so the linebackers can do their job. It is about holding the line, or penetrating the line, and Raji, Pennel, Daniels, Guion all did that. Yes, there were up and downs, but big picture they performed outstanding. Dom and staff did a great job shuffling the players, and keeping the bodies fresh. Daniels was the must have sign, and that is out of the way. Everyone else is would be nice on getting signed.

Letroy Guion – I know the off-field issues are of concern, but I know GB has him on a tight leash (and he knows it). Sign him if the dollars are right.

BJ Raji – Same deal, older and get it. He will never be the 2010 guy because age, so you have to treat him as 1 or 2 down player, which everyone wants SB45 Raji, but it will never happen. Does this mean he doesn’t have value, he sure does! I’d expect him to be another similar deal.

CB Hayward – Great player for inside, but our new guys are covering it. Unless he’s willing to sign for much less to stay at GB, he goes elsewhere.

James Jones – I know we like him, and lot of great memories. If we sign him, it is because TT decided to do the Donald Driver thing, and park him on the sidelines as a last year to be his farewell tour. If injuries plague the team, he’ll play ore. He’d be a minimum veteran signing. There is too much new blood, and TT will draft another 4th or 5th round WR. I wouldn’t’ be surprise for a trade off-season (which is a rarity).

Kuhn – Too good on special teams, and until RIP “gets” it, he’ll be blocking for A-Rod, and finding value to contribute to the team another year. I don’t have to tell you the chant, you all know it!

Neal/Perry– Both Neal and Perry showed up (and Peppers). This gets back to the value. With Dom doing the Dom shuffle on the 3-4 players, Neal and Perry will be a “would be nice” to sign as long as the value is good. Note, this crap about Perry going 4-3 is done for! He is not 4-3 caliber unless he’s in a rotation (1 or 2 down player, but not 3). Injury prone, and other factors would prohibit him from falling too far from the tree. I expect TT to get a deal for both of them and reasonable value. They’ll probably sit on the market for a while, but it won’t be long before they’re signed (meaning, they may test the waters), but they’ll be signed shortly after, if not before.

Quarless – GONE! Off-field issue will have him missing a game (unless something happens), and TE will be hot item in the next draft. I wouldn’t be surprised if 2-3 TE’s are not acquired in the draft (1st or 2nd, and late in the rounds).

Richardson – I really liked his play, but he’ll be medically retired from NFL (and smart to do so). Two strikes with similar injury…I’d count my blessings and take it while you can still walk off the field.

Stark – I can’t say enough about his play. I know he drops one or two a year, but he saved Lacy’s bacon, and this team never would have made it to the playoffs this year without his play. I know he’s a simple man and would love to stay in GB, but I don’t know what his agent is telling him. He really can get a good deal elsewhere, but I hope TT finds a way to keep him. Lacy is a 50:50 for next year, and the next guy drafted could be a bust. TT/MM needs an good insurance policy with Lacy pulling a Richardson (you know what I mean)!

Tolzien – He did his job, but Hundley is ready to go! I’ll make my BOLD prediction with Tolzien, he’ll be with Denver next year, possibly even fighting for #1 QB (if and only if Osweiler struggles). MM’s approach is to move the 2nd year up, and draft 5-6th round QB, and start the process all over, again.

I hope you enjoyed my 1st post!

o-7!!! (GB)
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1. OT Don Barclay

2. K Mason Crosby

3. LS Brett Goode (currently on IR)

4. DT Letroy Guion

5. CB Casey Hayward

6. WR James Jones

7. FB John Kuhn

8. OLB Mike Neal

9. OLB Nick Perry (declined 5th-year option)

10. TE Andrew Quarless

11. NT B.J. Raji

12. S Sean Richardson (currently on IR)

13. RB James Starks

14. QB Scott Tolzien

After having read the forum for over 5 years, I’ve decided to contribute to the dialogue. This is my first post, and I was born with PBR, Cheese and GB in my blood (born shortly after SB 1). Even though I live out of the Homeland, I follow all the time.

Anyhow, I decided this is the one to jump on and provide my two cents…

Starting with list

Don Barclay – lot of hope for filling the gaps, but it was an ugly year in desperation. I wish you the best in your next career.

Mason Crosby – What a year, I remember the struggles, and rock solid. He deserves top dollar.

Brett Goode – We know who to call, but business is business. Unfortunate you had to go out on injury.

I’m going to break order here… Talk about 3-4 Defense Line…

The Defense Line has been outstanding this year (married w/ OLB). Dom Capers after 5 years of priority (at the expense of the offense) has gotten the Defense to a level to be a top 10 defense. Unfortunately, the offense didn’t help the defense get the stat’s they needed. The Defense Line is about tying up the blockers, so the linebackers can do their job. It is about holding the line, or penetrating the line, and Raji, Pennel, Daniels, Guion all did that. Yes, there were up and downs, but big picture they performed outstanding. Dom and staff did a great job shuffling the players, and keeping the bodies fresh. Daniels was the must have sign, and that is out of the way. Everyone else is would be nice on getting signed.

Letroy Guion – I know the off-field issues are of concern, but I know GB has him on a tight leash (and he knows it). Sign him if the dollars are right.

BJ Raji – Same deal, older and get it. He will never be the 2010 guy because age, so you have to treat him as 1 or 2 down player, which everyone wants SB45 Raji, but it will never happen. Does this mean he doesn’t have value, he sure does! I’d expect him to be another similar deal.

CB Hayward – Great player for inside, but our new guys are covering it. Unless he’s willing to sign for much less to stay at GB, he goes elsewhere.

James Jones – I know we like him, and lot of great memories. If we sign him, it is because TT decided to do the Donald Driver thing, and park him on the sidelines as a last year to be his farewell tour. If injuries plague the team, he’ll play ore. He’d be a minimum veteran signing. There is too much new blood, and TT will draft another 4th or 5th round WR. I wouldn’t’ be surprise for a trade off-season (which is a rarity).

Kuhn – Too good on special teams, and until RIP “gets” it, he’ll be blocking for A-Rod, and finding value to contribute to the team another year. I don’t have to tell you the chant, you all know it!

Neal/Perry– Both Neal and Perry showed up (and Peppers). This gets back to the value. With Dom doing the Dom shuffle on the 3-4 players, Neal and Perry will be a “would be nice” to sign as long as the value is good. Note, this crap about Perry going 4-3 is done for! He is not 4-3 caliber unless he’s in a rotation (1 or 2 down player, but not 3). Injury prone, and other factors would prohibit him from falling too far from the tree. I expect TT to get a deal for both of them and reasonable value. They’ll probably sit on the market for a while, but it won’t be long before they’re signed (meaning, they may test the waters), but they’ll be signed shortly after, if not before.

Quarless – GONE! Off-field issue will have him missing a game (unless something happens), and TE will be hot item in the next draft. I wouldn’t be surprised if 2-3 TE’s are not acquired in the draft (1st or 2nd, and late in the rounds).

Richardson – I really liked his play, but he’ll be medically retired from NFL (and smart to do so). Two strikes with similar injury…I’d count my blessings and take it while you can still walk off the field.

Stark – I can’t say enough about his play. I know he drops one or two a year, but he saved Lacy’s bacon, and this team never would have made it to the playoffs this year without his play. I know he’s a simple man and would love to stay in GB, but I don’t know what his agent is telling him. He really can get a good deal elsewhere, but I hope TT finds a way to keep him. Lacy is a 50:50 for next year, and the next guy drafted could be a bust. TT/MM needs an good insurance policy with Lacy pulling a Richardson (you know what I mean)!

Tolzien – He did his job, but Hundley is ready to go! I’ll make my BOLD prediction with Tolzien, he’ll be with Denver next year, possibly even fighting for #1 QB (if and only if Osweiler struggles). MM’s approach is to move the 2nd year up, and draft 5-6th round QB, and start the process all over, again.

I hope you enjoyed my 1st post!

o-7!!! (GB)
Speedy
Welcome a board! I agree with most of your analysis.
BTW, if you click Reply in the lower right corner of the posts, you don't have to retype or cut and paste. If you highlight text you can quote it. You can quote as many different posts as you like. When you get to the typing box, the insert quotes appears for you to chose which ones you want. Also leave the stuff inside the brackets[] alone.
 

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1. OT Don Barclay

2. K Mason Crosby

3. LS Brett Goode (currently on IR)

4. DT Letroy Guion

5. CB Casey Hayward

6. WR James Jones

7. FB John Kuhn

8. OLB Mike Neal

9. OLB Nick Perry (declined 5th-year option)

10. TE Andrew Quarless

11. NT B.J. Raji

12. S Sean Richardson (currently on IR)

13. RB James Starks

14. QB Scott Tolzien

After having read the forum for over 5 years, I’ve decided to contribute to the dialogue. This is my first post, and I was born with PBR, Cheese and GB in my blood (born shortly after SB 1). Even though I live out of the Homeland, I follow all the time.

Anyhow, I decided this is the one to jump on and provide my two cents…

Starting with list

Don Barclay – lot of hope for filling the gaps, but it was an ugly year in desperation. I wish you the best in your next career.

Mason Crosby – What a year, I remember the struggles, and rock solid. He deserves top dollar.

Brett Goode – We know who to call, but business is business. Unfortunate you had to go out on injury.

I’m going to break order here… Talk about 3-4 Defense Line…

The Defense Line has been outstanding this year (married w/ OLB). Dom Capers after 5 years of priority (at the expense of the offense) has gotten the Defense to a level to be a top 10 defense. Unfortunately, the offense didn’t help the defense get the stat’s they needed. The Defense Line is about tying up the blockers, so the linebackers can do their job. It is about holding the line, or penetrating the line, and Raji, Pennel, Daniels, Guion all did that. Yes, there were up and downs, but big picture they performed outstanding. Dom and staff did a great job shuffling the players, and keeping the bodies fresh. Daniels was the must have sign, and that is out of the way. Everyone else is would be nice on getting signed.

Letroy Guion – I know the off-field issues are of concern, but I know GB has him on a tight leash (and he knows it). Sign him if the dollars are right.

BJ Raji – Same deal, older and get it. He will never be the 2010 guy because age, so you have to treat him as 1 or 2 down player, which everyone wants SB45 Raji, but it will never happen. Does this mean he doesn’t have value, he sure does! I’d expect him to be another similar deal.

CB Hayward – Great player for inside, but our new guys are covering it. Unless he’s willing to sign for much less to stay at GB, he goes elsewhere.

James Jones – I know we like him, and lot of great memories. If we sign him, it is because TT decided to do the Donald Driver thing, and park him on the sidelines as a last year to be his farewell tour. If injuries plague the team, he’ll play ore. He’d be a minimum veteran signing. There is too much new blood, and TT will draft another 4th or 5th round WR. I wouldn’t’ be surprise for a trade off-season (which is a rarity).

Kuhn – Too good on special teams, and until RIP “gets” it, he’ll be blocking for A-Rod, and finding value to contribute to the team another year. I don’t have to tell you the chant, you all know it!

Neal/Perry– Both Neal and Perry showed up (and Peppers). This gets back to the value. With Dom doing the Dom shuffle on the 3-4 players, Neal and Perry will be a “would be nice” to sign as long as the value is good. Note, this crap about Perry going 4-3 is done for! He is not 4-3 caliber unless he’s in a rotation (1 or 2 down player, but not 3). Injury prone, and other factors would prohibit him from falling too far from the tree. I expect TT to get a deal for both of them and reasonable value. They’ll probably sit on the market for a while, but it won’t be long before they’re signed (meaning, they may test the waters), but they’ll be signed shortly after, if not before.

Quarless – GONE! Off-field issue will have him missing a game (unless something happens), and TE will be hot item in the next draft. I wouldn’t be surprised if 2-3 TE’s are not acquired in the draft (1st or 2nd, and late in the rounds).

Richardson – I really liked his play, but he’ll be medically retired from NFL (and smart to do so). Two strikes with similar injury…I’d count my blessings and take it while you can still walk off the field.

Stark – I can’t say enough about his play. I know he drops one or two a year, but he saved Lacy’s bacon, and this team never would have made it to the playoffs this year without his play. I know he’s a simple man and would love to stay in GB, but I don’t know what his agent is telling him. He really can get a good deal elsewhere, but I hope TT finds a way to keep him. Lacy is a 50:50 for next year, and the next guy drafted could be a bust. TT/MM needs an good insurance policy with Lacy pulling a Richardson (you know what I mean)!

Tolzien – He did his job, but Hundley is ready to go! I’ll make my BOLD prediction with Tolzien, he’ll be with Denver next year, possibly even fighting for #1 QB (if and only if Osweiler struggles). MM’s approach is to move the 2nd year up, and draft 5-6th round QB, and start the process all over, again.

I hope you enjoyed my 1st post!

o-7!!! (GB)
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Agree with the assessments above pretty much across the board.

Mighty good start on your behalf. You should not have waited 5 years to chime in. Being of kindred spirit and also a longtime student of organizational structure and leadership, I congratulate the results of your fine efforts to communicate the importance of this dynamic to the success of an organization, as you have masterfully done in another post. :tup:
 

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Hayward will look for starter money somewhere else and there´s no reason for the Packers to offer him a deal like that. Perry most likely will sign with a team playing a 4-3 defense. Quarless should be let go as well. On the other hand I´m in favor of re-signing Raji and Kuhn.



IMO the Packers will have a tough decision to make on Crosby. While he has been a reliable kicker since struggling mightily in 2012 the team could save a ton of cap space going with a talented rookie at the position.

Curious Captain...why let Quarless go. He isn't going to garner a lot of money. He knows he is a back up and for me I can't think of a better #3 on a depth chart at TE to keep? RR needs to be a #2 though. I can't think of trying to get both a bonafide starter and depth at TE with experience like Quarless?
 

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