Packers may keep Jennings, but decision could be tied to Finley

CREATED Mar. 13, 2013 - UPDATED: Mar. 13, 2013

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GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers have a possible decision to make on whether they can realistically keep both wide receiver Greg Jennings and tight end Jermichael Finley on the roster.

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Whether they do may depend on the price tag for both free agents.

Jennings has been viewed as one of the top free agent wide receivers on the market, and speculation was that the Packers would not be able to afford to keep him.

That perception may be changing, as the Journal Sentinel reports.

As one example, KSTP Radio in the Twin Cities reports that the Vikings are not interested in going after Jennings if his price tag is in the reportedly current range of around $12 million/year.

However, to do so, the Packers have to do the number-crunching and see if they can come up with salaries that would satisfy both Finley and Jennings' desires and work underneath the salary cap.

Otherwise, they may have to pick one or the other.

Finley has said he would not be willing to take a pay cut to stay in Green Bay.

The process could also be tied to whether the Packers decide to pick up Stephen Jackson, the Rams' power running back, or a defensive player in free agency.

Once again, the team decided not to pay big money on day one of free agency.