The Seattle Seahawks will play in the Super bowl in less than 48 hours from now but it’s never too early to start thinking about next season. One of the premier free agents in the NFL in March will be tight end Jermichael Finley, who has played all six of his seasons with the Green Bay Packers.
Althought Finley has enjoyed his time in Green Bay, he told Mike Florio of NBC Sports that he’d be open to playing in the Emerald City:
“I want to be a Packer for life, but we all know this is a business… there’s a couple of teams I would love and would be on the first flight out to play with but like I said the Packers are going to come at me with something and I’m going to go to them first and see what they’ve got and if it’s not I would love to be on the first flight out to good old Seattle.”
Finley played only six games this season before he was sidelined with a neck injury suffered against the Cleveland Browns. During his career Finley has tallied 223 receptions for 2,785 yards and 20 touchdowns.
While the Seahawks are probably satisfied with their current tight ends Zach Miller and rookie Luke Willson, the 6’5″ 247 pound Finley might represent an upgrade at the position. If nothing else he has the advantage in the vertical game:
NFL teams can being contacting free agents on March 11.
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