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Packers release quarterback Joe Callahan

The Packers brought back last year’s backup quarterback, and traded for another one.

So even though they didn’t draft one, they decided they didn’t have room for Houlihan.

Royce Freeman, RB, Oregon: The presumed replacement for C.J. Anderson, Freeman provides 4.5 speed and a sturdy 6-0, 229-pound build. His 6,435 career yards from scrimmage for the Ducks is notable, but he’ll enter the NFL with more than 1,000 touches over the past four years.

Nathan Shepherd, DL, Fort Hays State: New York’s first pick since taking QB Sam Darnold at No. 3, Shepherd brings needed reinforcement to a defensive line that purged Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson over the past year. Native Canadian who knocked around before winding up in Division II program, Shepherd looked quite comfortable while facing elite competition at the Senior Bowl.

Jerome Baker, LB, Ohio State: He reunites with Raekwon McMillan, a second-round pick out of Ohio State in 2017 who missed his rookie season with an injury. Miami needs to improve at the second level.

David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reports that the pending Monday Night Football offer to Witten would pay $4-4.5 million per year.

If Witten ultimately decides to keep playing for less than half the amount he’d make by not playing, the potential alternatives could include Kurt Warner, Rex Ryan, Matt Hasselbeck, Booger McFarland, and Louis Riddick. According to the Washington Post, each of those four candidates Cheap Authentic Jerseys From China has Basketball Jerseys For Sale been considered for the job.

Whoever gets the gig will be paired with Joe Tessitore, the new play-by-play announcer. ESPN has been working for months to find a replacement for Jon Gruden, who left after nine years to become coach of the Raiders.

Bottom Line: Hines, profiled by Bleacher Report earlier in the week, is definitely not a track guy. He’s more of a bootleg version Christian McCaffrey who can provide 50 catches, a few hundred rushing yards and a few long touchdowns at the price of a fourth-round pick.

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