Friday, March 15, 2013

Packers target Steven Jackson signs three-year deal with Falcons

Yesterday, the Packers suffered what was perhaps their biggest blow of the offseason when it was announced that free-agent RB Steven Jackson had signed a three-year deal with the Falcons worth $12 million. All offseason, the Packers have shown interest in this guy and it really is a punch in the stomach to watch him go elsewhere.

As much as this originally sounded shocking, the Packers were never actually close to getting him. Jackson and the Pack met a few times, but the negotiations never got close. So now we must wait a little longer for Green Bay to sign someone.

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