No clearance yet for Finley

Oct 20, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley (88) catches a pass to score a touchdown during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field. Image by Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

No clearance yet for Finley

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Mar 10, 2014

The top Green Bay Packers' free agent tight end may be going after a new, big payday with a team, but is not yet allowed to play football.

Key word: yet.

USA TODAY'S Tom Pelissero tweeted this:

Finley suffered an injured spine in the Packers' 31-13 win over the Cleveland Browns back in October.