Although he has yet to be cleared following neck fusion surgery, the Boston Globe reports that tight end
Some connections worth noting: Former
McAdoo, who coached the Packers tight ends for six seasons in Green Bay before taking over as quarterbacks coach the past two seasons, likes using the tight end in his offense. The Giants cut Brandon Myers this offseason, and the Packers have two free agents on the market in
Either one could be in play for the Giants, who only have
Finley suffered a bruised spinal cord in an Oct. 20 game against the Browns and underwent single fusion cervical spine surgery in November. He has not yet been cleared to return, but McCarthy indicated that the Packers’ team doctor is encouraged by Finley’s prognosis.
"I'm very open and optimistic about Jermichael coming back," McCarthy said.
Finley's clearance would come from Dr. Joseph Maroon, who performed the surgery and is familiar with clearing players for game action as he is a team physician with Pittsburgh.
"In some players, it takes four weeks while in others in can six months or longer," Finley's agent Blake Baratz said to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "In Jermichael's case because of how he has developed and (how) his initial X-Ray looked, Dr. Maroon believes sometime in the next 4-to-8 weeks his should fully heal."
Baratz added that he's not sure where the
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