Only Packers drama is Scott Wells' future

March, 14, 2012
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I've gotten a few angry notes about largely ignoring the Green Bay Packers over the first two days of the NFL's new league year. Yes, I admit I couldn't even muster up a "BBAO IV" to complete the cycle Wednesday morning.

Most of you, however, get that this isn't the Packers' typical busy season. There have been no reports of free agent visits to Lambeau Field, and if the Packers have addressed the contracts of veteran left tackle Chad Clifton or receiver Donald Driver, it hasn't been made public.

The only mild drama facing the Packers at the moment is the future of center Scott Wells, whose contract expired Tuesday. On Wednesday, my AFC South colleague Paul Kuharsky reports, Wells became a primary free-agent target of the Tennessee Titans, who are hoping to upgrade their interior offensive line. Wells is a Nashville native who attended the University of Tennessee.

If Wells departs, the Packers' general aversion to free agency would be tested. He didn't have a true backup last season -- guard Evan Dietrich-Smith technically had that role -- and it's risky to assume that a rookie center would be ready to start right away. We'll get to that when and if it happens.

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