Scout Premium Content

Future Budget Busters

LT Chad Clifton (Bob Donnan/USP)

Last month, our Bill Huber brought you a six-part series that examined the budget busters and bargains on the Packers' roster in 2011. Today, we take a look who could bust the budget in 2012. While later in the week we will bring you the players who could provide a bargain.

Where might the Green Bay Packers fail to get their money's worth in 2012? That will be the aim of today's examination building off Packer Report's series last month on budget busters from the roster a season ago. — Chad Clifton Clifton, 35, has an injury history over his 12-year NFL career that would suggest making it through an entire season in 2012 is unlikely. His hamstring and back injuries...

PackerReport.com Recommended Stories


  • It took seven games but the YAC-producing, tackle-breaking Randall Cobb returned on Sunday against Carolina (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

  • With a depleted supporting cast of proven playmakers, Aaron Rodgers might be having his best season. Nonetheless, Rodgers' brilliant numbers haven't exactly dropped the jaws of anyone in the Packers'…

  • One week at a time, Green Bay's defense has been turning its weaknesses into strengths. With Week 7 almost in the books, the Packers rank 10th in points and tied for eighth in yards per play, and sore…

  • Should you keep Fred Jackson or cut him? Should you cut Zac Stacy or trade him? Each team requires its own strategy based on different circumstances and Dr. Roto does his best to clarify your…

  • The San Francisco Giants came out swinging in Game One of the 2014 World Series, scoring three times in the first inning and never looking back.

Up Next


Tweets