I completely ignored this free agent rumor last week: QB Jake Delhomme to the Green Bay Packers. It seemed so unlikely, and seemed to be based on nothing more than the fact that Mike McCarthy and Delhomme are friends. I couldn't bring myself to speculate about why the Packers would want a 35 year old QB with no arm strength.
Instead the new Browns regime led by Mike Holmgren went crazy and decided to pay Delhomme $7 million in 2010 to be their starting QB. It's a good deal for Delhomme: he's still waiting on nearly $13 million from the Panthers for a deferred signing bonus. I'm glad those rumors died a quick death. Browns's fans don't seem eager for the Delhomme era either.