With free agency fast approaching, here’s a mock of how the Green Bay Packers offseason could take shape over the coming months.
Mock drafts are all the rage, but how about a mock offseason? Let’s take a look through the Green Bay Packers’ offseason beginning with the tough free agency decisions they face. We’ll navigate our way through the 2016 NFL Draft and arrive at the depth chart at the beginning of training camp.
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In the NFL, everything is dependant on the salary cap. GM Ted Thompson has ensured the Packers’ cap is healthy year in year out, and this is important when it comes to re-signing their own young talent. The likes of Sam Shields, Randall Cobb and Mike Daniels have all been brought back on long-term deals in recent years.
Will this be the year the Packers make a big splash in free agency? After a 2015 season that fell well below expectations, its possible. Will Thompson change his ways, or is Ted gonna Ted?
Let’s start by taking look at the Packers’ salary cap situation and what this means for the pending free agents.
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