According to Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, it doesn't appear as if the Packers will give tender restricted free agent Jamari Lattimore:
Lattimore’s agent, Tony Agnone, met with the Packers at the NFL scouting combine last week and said today that the chances of them offering his client the $1.389 million right-of-first-refusal tender appear to be “slim and none.”
However, they want to re-sign him at a cheaper price, at or at least closer to the $645,000 minimum for a player with three accrued seasons.
One view from the cheap seats is that Lattimore is worth the tender that comes off the books after only one year. I'd personally rather see the Packers keep Lattimore at $1.4 million than Brad Jones at $2.5 million.
Of course, releasing Brad Jones would cost $2 million in dead money. It might be worth it if the Packers draft an inside linebacker in the first round or two of the NFL Draft.
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