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NFL Rumors: Packers DT BJ Raji plans to spend next few days gauging value

Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji is headed towards free agency and will spend the tampering window gauging interest from around the league. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, he has a one-year deal he could return to the Packers on.

A report in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel  says Rajis expected to decline the Packers’ offer.

The Green Bay Packers have offered defensive lineman B.J. Raji a short-term deal to keep the unrestricted free agent on their team.

Now they’re waiting to see if he takes it before free agency begins.

The Packers offered Raji the options of one- and two-year contracts, a source told the Journal Sentinel. For one year, their offer was for about $4 million.

Raji would only want to sign a one-year deal if he thought the long-term offers he received weren’t lucrative enough and there was still time left to shop himself when the NFL free agency signing period begins at 3 p.m. Tuesday. At what point the Packers would move forward without him only general manager Ted Thompson can say.

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