Henderson back with Pack

Veteran fullback agrees to two-year deal with Packers

William Henderson will be finishing his football career where it began – in Green Bay. The Packers and the veteran fullback agreed to a two-year deal this morning, according to reports.

The 35-year-old Henderson had visited with the Minnesota Vikings earlier this week, but left Minneapolis without a contract, though, the Vikings made him a competitive offer, his agent James D. Williams told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Packers subsequently increased their offer and Henderson accepted it, Williams said.

Henderson was selected in the third round of the 1995 NFL draft by Green Bay and has been a fixture in the backfield and on special teams ever since.

Henderson said last weekend at Fan Fest that he plans to play in the NFL three more seasons and doesn't want to negotiate a contract again. He said that he preferred to remain with the Packers, but "realizes this is a business." Though it is a year less than what he was seeking, Henderson wanted a multi-year deal that included a signing bonus, and that is reportedly what he has agreed to with Green Bay.

Scout.com reported this week that Henderson was seeking a signing bonus of at least $3 million. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.


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