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Jermichael Finley

Jermichael Finley - #88 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 03/26/1987
Birthplace Diboll, TX
College Texas
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 28th pick by Packers


Rec Yds TD
61 667 2

Packers could be facing free-agent headache in 2012

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Packers GM Ted Thompson could be forced to consider several challenging free-agent decisions next offseason.

Packers positional analysis: Tight ends

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
In the fourth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Packers’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Green Bay’s TE situation.

Jennings looking like top beneficiary of Finley’s absence

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Somebody in Green Bay had to pick up all the targets left behind by TE Jermichael Finley, who's out for the season with a knee injury. WR Greg Jennings looks to be that guy.

Packers place Finley on injured reserve

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Thinking more long-term, the Packers have decided to place Jermichael Finley on injured reserve, effectively ending the starting tight end’s 2010 season.

Finley's loss puts Packers behind eight ball

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Of all the many injuries suffered in recent weeks by the Packers during one of the worst epidemics that daily team observers have ever witnessed, the knee injury suffered by TE Jermichael Finley is widely considered the biggest blow.

Report: Packers TE Finley could be out 8-10 weeks

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is reporting that it might now take Packers TE Jermichael Finley 8-10 weeks to recover from the knee injury he suffered early in the team's Week Five loss to the Redskins.

Finley owners should benefit from season’s TE depth

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Reports Monday indicate that owners of Packers TE Jermichael Finley can expect to be without him for some time. But if there was ever a year to lose a top-tier tight end to injury, it's this one.

Early Packers post-mortem after Week Five loss

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Progress reports already have begun to flood the Internet regarding the host of injuries plaguing the Packers, including the news that TE Jermichael Finley could miss three weeks and MLB Nick Barnett might be out for the season.

Packers TEs Finley, Lee injured

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The rash of injuries that has plagued the Packers early this season continued Sunday at Washington, with TE Jermichael Finley carted off the field with a knee injury that he suffered on the team's first possession, and TE Donald ...

Packers-Redskins first-quarter summary: Finley, Lee injured

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
A strong beginning by the Packers' offense was offset by injuries to TEs Donald Lee and Jermichael Finley as Green Bay took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter against the Redskins.

Packers-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Week Five Packers-Redskins game.

Packers fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
In his weekly Packers fantasy assessment, Dan Arkush believes TE Jermichael Finley is the most likely Packer to make a major statement in Week Four.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Monday night's Week Three battle between the Bears and Packers.

Maturing Finley could make big fantasy leap

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
After making a concerted effort to display more maturity entering his third season, Packers TE Jermichael Finley packs a potent fantasy punch, writes PFW's Dan Arkush.


Posted March 26, 2013
The Green Bay Packers are hanging onto Finley.||||||| The Packers had to cut the mercurial tight end before 4 p.m. EDT Monday to avoid paying a $3 million roster bonus. After the deadline passed, Finley said on Twitter, "Ecstatic 2 b back w (at)packers. Best place on earth." Finley set a Packers record for receptions (61) by a tight end last season
Posted Nov. 19, 2012
Finley caught three passes for a season-high 66 yards and a TD in Sunday's win at Detroit.||||||| This is the kind of production Finley's fantasy owners expected the past two seasons but have not received. It's hard to tell if this is something positive going forward considering Aaron Rodgers has plenty of receiving options at his disposal.
Posted Nov. 03, 2012
Finley practiced Friday as he recovers from a partially dislocated shoulder suffered against Indianapolis on Oct. 7. The fifth-year veteran has played with the injury the last three games, but his production has been minimal with six catches for 67 yards and no touchdowns.||||||| Finley said he is fully recovered from the injury. As for getting things right between him and Aaron Rodgers after Finley has alluded to chemistry issues with his quarterback on several occasions this season
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
Finley is active Sunday against the Texans.||||||| Finley injured his shoulder last week at Indianapolis.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Finley injured his shoulder at Indianapolis.||||||| Though Finley has had his issues with dropped passes, his absence from the offense coule be a huge blow to the Packers.