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Packers Won Big While Losing in Free Agency

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On March 14, Steven Jackson signed with Atlanta rather than Green Bay. On March 15, Greg Jennings left the Packers to sign with the rival Vikings. As it turns out, those perhaps were the best days of the offseason for the Packers, other than landing Eddie Lacy in the second round.

On March 13, Packers Nation was brought out of its usual March hibernation with the news that the Green Bay Packers were in hot pursuit of Pro Bowl running back Steven Jackson. Sometimes, the best free-agent moves are the moves that aren't made. Jackson, coming off eight consecutive 1,000-yard seasons with the St. Louis Rams, hasn't even rushed for 100 yards this season with the Atlanta Falcons...

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