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Packers sign nine players to futures contracts

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We usually don’t report on “futures contracts” but it’s a slow week in the NFL, and Packers fans probably enjoy hearing anything about their team as they bask in the glow of a Super Bowl title.

So here goes: The Packers signed nine players to futures contract on Thursday: guard Adrian Battles, tackle Chris Campbell, safety Michael Greco, linebacker Cardia Jackson,  safety Anthony Levine, wide receiver Antonio Robinson, defensive tackle Jay Ross, wide receiver Chastin West and linebacker/defensive end Albert Young.

Eight of the players came from Green Bay’s practice squad players; Levine was signed off  the ever-popular “street.”

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14 Responses to “Packers sign nine players to futures contracts”
  1. natelifer says: Feb 10, 2011 10:57 AM

    3 of those guys will play major roles with the team in the next 2 years. That’s just Ted for you.

  2. kazwhopper says: Feb 10, 2011 11:10 AM

    Not a huge deal, but Levine wasn’t signed off the ‘street’ – he was on the Practice Squad all season and the first couple of weeks of the playoffs before he was placed on IR.

  3. youboettcha says: Feb 10, 2011 11:32 AM

    @natelifer

    A+ to you. LB/DE is Curtis Young. And actually, Anthony Levine was actually signed from the ever popular “Packers Injured Reserve List”.

  4. BleedingSilverAndBlack says: Feb 10, 2011 11:35 AM

    A healthy Saints team will beat the Packs every time.

  5. ruvelligwebuike says: Feb 10, 2011 11:41 AM

    LB Curtis Young was overheard talking to his wife…

    “Hon, get the building permits for our dream home! All I need to do is beat out Clay Matthews, AJ Hawk, Nick Barnett, Desmond Bishop, Brad Jones, Brandon Chillar, Brady Poppinga, Frank Zombo, Erik Walden, Robert Francois and Diyral Briggs plus whoever they draft and I’m in!”

    The way the injuries hit us last year, I wouldn’t be surprised if he does play.

  6. pervyharvin says: Feb 10, 2011 11:46 AM

    Sounds like the cast of Glee.

  7. ravenspit says: Feb 10, 2011 11:48 AM

    Greco-isn’t that the guy from the show Cheaters

  8. jc1958coo says: Feb 10, 2011 12:14 PM

    is this even news? slow day.

  9. favrecansuckit says: Feb 10, 2011 12:15 PM

    @ BleedingSilverAndBlack – Are you seriously going to complain about injuries this year when comparing your team to the Packers?? Come on, that’s laughable.

  10. lucky5927 says: Feb 10, 2011 12:29 PM

    BleedingSilverAndBlack says:
    Feb 10, 2011 11:35 AM
    A healthy Saints team will beat the Packs every time.
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    Maybe last season. Not this season! A healthy Packer’s team trumps a healthy Saints team because they have one things the Saints didn’t have this year…a balanced and consistent defense.

  11. crownofthehelmet says: Feb 10, 2011 2:19 PM

    Just means that 7 or 8 of them will be charged with assault in the future.

  12. stellarperformance says: Feb 10, 2011 4:00 PM

    crownofthehelmet says:
    Feb 10, 2011 2:19 PM
    Just means that 7 or 8 of them will be charged with assault in the future.
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    I don’t think kicking the snot out of the opposing team in a SuperBowl is a chargeable offense.

  13. crownofthehelmet says: Feb 10, 2011 4:44 PM

    stellarperformance says:

    I don’t think kicking the snot out of the opposing team in a SuperBowl is a chargeable offense.
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    Though I disagree with your snot kicking assesment……. well played sir.

  14. stellarperformance says: Feb 11, 2011 7:01 AM

    crownofthehelmet says: Feb 10, 2011 4:44 PM
    Though I disagree with your snot kicking assessment……. well played sir.
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    Because of a reference to an “assault in the future,” it was a speculative statement…regarding a likely “future” SuperBowl, not this one. I think the the Steelers played tough and are a very good team and had many chances to turn it their way.

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