It's another slow news day for the Packers, but there's plenty going on around the NFL. We've got a list of scouting combine participants, salary cap information, and guesses on which veterans will get cut over the next few days. Take a nice lunch break and relax with today's curds and a Leinie's or two.
Bob McGinn - Donald Driver's grades by season - JSOnline.com
You can pretty clearly see Driver's progression from no-name 4th-stringer to unquestioned starter to old man in this breakdown.
ESPN's Bill Polian considers Greg Jennings a second-tier free agent - JSOnline
It's fascinating to me that Steven Jackson and Wes Welker are in Polian's "A" category, while Jennings is in the "B" group. I understand Jennings' injury is a concern, but more than Welker's age? Also, Erik Walden as a B makes me LOL.
CFL lineman doesn't pass Packers physical - JSOnline
Womp womp. Apparently Green Bay's doctors only want offensive linemen without high blood pressure.
From around SBNation:
NFL Combine 2013: Official invite list released - SBNation.com
Get your wish lists ready, people. We'll have a lot of combine coverage as it approaches in a few weeks.
NFL waiver candidates: Michael Vick, Tim Tebow could be released - SBNation.com
Here are a bunch of players whose contract situations may dictate their releases in the coming days and weeks. There's no mention of Charles Woodson or A.J. Hawk in here, though.
Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey clears waivers - Behind the Steel Curtain
Anybody interested in a super-fast, small running back who has some character concerns?
Rapoport: Teams Being Told Salary Cap Is $121.1 Million - Cincy Jungle
Here's the magic number for this season. Hopefully Rodgers or Matthews can be signed to an extension sooner rather than later.
Enjoy. We'll have more on free agency as we know more.