Free agency might seem like a way off, but the Green Bay Packers have already started to make preparations for next offseason. Earlier this week, defensive lineman Dean Lowry signed a contract extension. Lowry was set to become a free agent next offseason, but is now under contract through the 2022 season.
The Packers also released Mike Daniels. Like Lowry, Daniels’ contract was up following this season, but the move came as a surprise considering just how important he has been to the defense in recent years. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, releasing Daniels saved $8.