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A year too soon?

Cullen Jenkins's Matt Tevsh chimes in with his thoughts on the Green Bay Packers re-signing Cullen Jenkins earlier this week. Tevsh questions why the Packers are paying Jenkins big money now when they could have paid him later. Read on, premium subscribers!

Signing Cullen Jenkins to a new four-year, $16 million contract this week sent a clear message that the Packers have faith in the defensive end becoming their full-time starter. The move was based primarily on Jenkins' surging performance in 2006 and is understandable considering the Packers are trying to build a strong defense with a hard-working nucleus of players. There is one problem, though... Recommended Stories

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