Jermichael Finley: Matchup Nightmare for Defenses : Packers Insider

Jermichael Finley: Matchup Nightmare for Defenses

July 23, 2010 by  
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July 23, 2010 ~ by Brian E Murphy

~It took Aaron Rodgers awhile, but he figured out how to get the ball to Jermichael Finley’s correct shoulder.

As the Cardinals found out this January, Finley is a tough matchup for slow, taller LBers, or faster, shorter CB's.


No other position group in the NFL had a better decade than tight end and these 10 (with all due apologies to Zach Miller and Chris Cooley) give current defensive coordinators the biggest fits. Finley’s athleticism is off the charts and his progress has been steady.
After taking over the starting job in 2009, Finley’s vertical leaping ability and knack for finding space led to a breakout year. He should just get better, working with Cards All-Pro receiver Larry Fitzgerald over the summer.

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