Jermichael Finley: Every team needs a moron like him
Aug 24, 2010 ~ by Mark Craig, Star Tribune
~If Jermichael Finley is a moron, every team needs a moron.
The Packers’ 23-year-old tight end is the latest prototype in a long line of great athletes who possess the kind of size, strength and speed that blows up traditional coverage schemes. And with Aaron Rodgers as his quarterback, Finley could push the league’s ongoing evolution of the tight end position to even greater heights some day.
Some critics want more from Finley, however. More as in less talking about the Super Bowl.
Packers Hall of Fame tight end and current radio host Mark Chmura recently called Finley “a moron” who “should shut his mouth.” Other than the obvious pot-vs.-kettle irony in Chmura calling someone a moron, it seemed unnecessary for anyone from the Packers’ past to rip such a promising young player for expressing some confidence, some swagger.
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