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Parting Ways Year Too Soon or Year Too Late?

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The Packers gambled and lost by letting Cullen Jenkins go following the Super Bowl. That decision might have cost the team another shot at a championship. From that perspective, there certainly are parallels in the decision to release Desmond Bishop.

Will history repeat itself? Ted Thompson was burned by his decision to not re-sign Cullen Jenkins following the Super Bowl season of 2010. Jenkins carried a relatively high price tag and had a disconcerting injury history, so Thompson's decision certainly made dollars and cents. However, the Packers simply didn't have the manpower to replace Jenkins' pass-rushing ability. From that perspective...

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