WR Greg Jennings spoke to reporters at his locker on Wednesday about entering the final year of his current contract without a new deal. Jennings told other media outlets in recent days that it’s possible this could be his last season in Green Bay.
“It is what it is,” he said. “My focus is the 49ers and this year and putting myself in position to make plays for our organization, for this team and for the guys I’m lining up with. That’s my mindset. Bottom line, it’s always my mindset when I’m playing the game. I’m not worried about whether I’m going to end up here or whether I’m getting a contract done. That will take care of itself.
“If I’m here, I would love to be here. If I’m not, it is what it is. At the end of the day, I’m going to play football, I’m going to play 100 percent every single snap. This is my locker. I want this to be my locker until I hang my cleats up.”
He vowed not to let his contract status distract him or the team.
“It’s not a distraction,” he said. “I’m not going to allow it to be a distraction. I’ve never allowed my individual off-the-field deals that I need to take care of become a distraction to myself, let alone the team. I’m glad you guys are asking it right now, so we can kill it, because it’s a non-issue. It’s one of those deals where I can’t control the situation. I have an agent, he’s working diligently on that. He knows my stance on it, I don’t want to be involved in that.
“Do I want to be here? Absolutely. Everyone upstairs knows that, the guys around me know that, but at the end of the day, the focus has to be football.”
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- FOX Sports, now in its 19th season as an NFL network television partner, will broadcast the game to the majority of the country.
- Play-by-play man Joe Buck and color analyst Troy Aikman will have the call from the broadcast booth with Pam Oliver reporting from the sidelines.
- Milwaukee’s WTMJ (620 AM), airing Green Bay games since 1929, heads up the 53-station Packers Radio Network, with Wayne Larrivee (play-by-play) and two-time Packers Pro Bowler Larry McCarren (color) calling the action. The duo enters its 14th season of broadcasts together across the Packers Radio Network, which covers 44 markets in six states.
- Dial Global Sports radio will air the game across the country. Kevin Kugler (play-by-play) and Mark Malone (analyst) will call the action with Scott Graham hosting the pregame and halftime shows.
- The broadcast is also available on Sirius Satellite Radio (Channel 93, WTMJ feed) as part of the network’s NFL Sunday Drive.
- DIRECTV subscribers can watch the game in HD on Channel 714.
- The image below shows an unofficial map (courtesy of the506.com) of which regions will receive the game on FOX:
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Wednesday’s practice was not in pads, but based on the players who participated in the portion of the workout open to the media, it appears the Packers are getting healthier on the injury front.
Defensive linemen B.J. Raji and Ryan Pickett were both practicing, as was inside linebacker Robert Francois. All three of them have been battling injuries stemming from the last two preseason contests.
Also, CB Davon House and LB Jamari Lattimore were doing some drills, but they weren’t as active in practice as the others. That could mean they’re close to returning but not enough to be active for a game yet. S Sean Richardson and RB James Starks continued to sit out.
The first injury report of the week will be released after practice, when Mike McCarthy addresses the media around 1:40 p.m. CT.
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