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Parting Ways Year Too Soon or Year Too Late?

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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