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
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.
No medical clearance yet for pending free agent Jermichael Finley, who nonetheless figures to take multiple visits (and physicals) this week— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 10, 2014