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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:30:37 AM(UTC)
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The Packers have reduced the salary of DE Johnny Jolly from $2.521 million to $715,000, saving them approximately $1.8 million of cap space.
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#2 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:39:56 AM(UTC)
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Does this mean the Packers will bring him into training camp?

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#3 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:43:53 AM(UTC)
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I don't mind it. I didn't realize that they could get Jolly and the agent to adjust the contract.
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:45:08 AM(UTC)
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Does this mean the Packers will bring him into training camp?


I would think it means he will get a shot
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:53:02 AM(UTC)
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I think this is good. Redemption. I hope Johnny Jolly achieves that and more. Sounds like he has had about as rough an upbringing as anyone could imagine, and I am glad to know he will have a shot to return to play again for the Packers, and to redeem himself.
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#6 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:53:26 AM(UTC)
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I don't mind it. I didn't realize that they could get Jolly and the agent to adjust the contract.


Loss of freedom and being banned from the NFL for a year or two makes you quite willing to reason I would assume, lol.

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Offline JustinAVA182  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:53:44 AM(UTC)
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Yep teddy is giving him a chance.. I like it and its pretty cheap to give him a shot. From ehat I read and seen on twitter jolly loves the pack..
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 11:48:58 AM(UTC)
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Yeah, it means they're bringing him back.

It also PROBABLY means that they've taken a look at him and they think he has a shot at being able to play at an NFL level.
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 11:59:14 AM(UTC)
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The Packers haven’t declared that they’re bringing Johnny Jolly back, but they just made it easier to swallow if they did. When Jolly was suspended in 2010 for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, he had been tendered a $2.521 million contract as a restricted free agent. Since that contract tolled during his suspension, the
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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#10 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:35:00 PM(UTC)
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The Packers still haven't said whether they plan to give reinstated defensive end Johnny Jolly another shot, but perhaps an indication of that came when he agreed to restructure his contract.
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Offline rabidgopher04  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, March 12, 2013 3:18:26 PM(UTC)
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If Jolly is anywhere near his old playing self this is great news for a mediocre Packers DL.
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