Packers cool on Jackson

Sources say that Green Bay has more interest in Seattle's Rocky Bernard

INDIANAPOLIS - has arrived at the annual NFL Scouting Combine, and already things have been heating up.

According to a league source, the Green Bay Packers haven't had any contract discussions with veteran defensive tackle Grady Jackson and it's almost a certainty that the team won't re-sign him.

One player who the team might look to replace Jackson is defensive tackle Rocky Bernard is who set to become an unrestricted free agent on March 3 if he does not come to a contract agreement to re-sign with Seattle.

Jackson is coming off of his best season in his four-year career and many around the league think he can become a star, but the Packers are not likely to offer Jackson a multi-year deal, though, they are well under the salary cap. General manager Ted Thompson was involved in drafting Bernard when he was with Seattle, so it is possible that the Packers will pursue him over Jackson when free agency begins.

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