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Bears vs. Packers: Green Bay likely to cut ties with Jermichael Finley

Upset with behavior and performance problems, the Green Bay Packers are reportedly looking to part ways with tight end Jermichael Finley.

Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

The Green Bay Packers gave tight end Jermichael Finley a two-year, $14 million contract last year, and he will probably not even see the second year of that deal. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says that the team is actively looking to cut ties with Finley, and may release him if they can't find a trade partner.

Finley has been a huge disappointment this season, catching 43 passes for 464 yards and only two touchdowns. He hauled in eight touchdowns last season.

The tight end spoke out earlier this week, saying the Packers' upcoming opponent, the Chicago Bears, would be better off without injured linebacker Brian Urlacher. It apparently was not the first time the Packers were unhappy with Finley's behavior, and it's gotten to the point where they would rather move him than pay him the $3 million roster bonus due to him in March.

The Bears and Packers kickoff at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Soldier Field.