Say what you want about Greg Jennings bolting the Green Bay Packers for the Minnesota Vikings–the truth is he’s one of the most respected athletes in the NFL and has class like no other. After spending the first seven years of his career in Green Bay in which he was lucky enough to play with both Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, Jennings took the time to thank Packers fans for all of their support by taking out a full-age ad to say farewell.
“It has been 7 years since I was first blessed with the opportunity to be a part of such a wonderful organization and community. I want to take this time to thank each and every one of you for opening your arms and hearts to my family and me, and for making Green Bay an easy place to love and call home.”
Last week, Jennings pulled the unthinkable by signing a five-year, $47.5 million deal with the Vikings as he made it clear throughout the offseason how much he believed he was worth top dollar. When healthy, Jennings has proven to be one of the league’s most dangerous wide receivers, but he’s coming off a disappointing 2012 season in which he was limited to playing in just eight games while catching 36 passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns.
Take this into consideration with the fact that Jennings will be going from Rodgers throwing him the ball to Christian Ponder and all of a sudden 2013 could turn out to be quite the interesting season for the wideout.
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