With the NFL Scouting Combine in full swing, let's take a break and have a look at one of the Dolphins main free agent targets. For most of us, the guy needs no introduction. At twenty-nine years of age, the Green Bay Packers star has lit up the NFL since coming into the league as a second round pick from Western Michigan University. In seven years and ninety-six games in the NFL, the veteran has accumulated an impressive 6,537 receiving yards and 53 touchdowns. What's more, the guy has a super bowl ring and made the Pro Bowl in two consecutive seasons (2010,2011). That's right, his name is Greg Jennings.
Greg Jennings is everything that Joe Philbin wants from his players: a model citizen. By all accounts, he's been a great locker room presence and has reportedly been a big influence on Green Bay's younger receivers like Randall Cobbs, taking the time to teach them the nuances of the game. Jennings is also familiar with Philbin, having worked under him during his days as offensive coordinator of the Packers. Like it or not, NFL coaches sometimes prefer familiarity over the unknown. In other words, they know exactly what they will get from the player.
Dolphins Free Agency Watch: Greg Jennings
The Phinsider | Feb 24