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Bigger Finley Ready for Bigger Expectations
Jermichael Finley hopes bigger is better, meaning a big season in what is, well, a big season. Finley is listed at 6-foot-5 and 247 pounds, identical to the 2009 season and every succeeding season. On Tuesday, however, coach Mike McCarthy said Finley had added weight. That's in contrast to 2011, when Finley ruffled some feathers by showing up to training camp at about 240 pounds — a drop of about 10 pounds compared to 2010, he said at the time. "He's back where I like to see him, the playing weight that he's playing with, and he's stronger, he's playing with more confidence," McCarthy said after Tuesday's minicamp practice. "I thought he was excellent in the two-minute drill today. I really like the offseason that Jermichael has put together so far." It'd be a prime time for Finley to turn a productive offseason into a productive regular season. From a personal perspective, Finley is entering his final season under contract. With a resume filled with inconsistent play, a big season...
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