Josh Sitton Drawing Widespread Interest

There are already upwards of ten teams with interest in talking to Josh Sitton, Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports tweets. Sitton was released by the Packers on Saturday as they worked their way down to a 53-man roster. Josh Sitton (vertical)

The Packers reportedly shopped Sitton to other teams but he was released on Saturday after the Packers could not find a trade for him. Prior to his release, Sitton was scheduled to earn $6.15MM in base salary for the coming season. Apparently, teams were reluctant to take him on at that price but still had interest in him as a football player. Sitton told Tom Silverstein of the Journal-Sentinel (on Twitter) that there was no showdown over his contract with the Packers.

I was prepared to play the season,” he said.

Last year, Sitton graded out as the sixth-best guard in the NFL, according to the advanced metrics at Pro Football Focus. He received a strong 91.1 pass blocking grade (tied for fourth-best in the NFL) with a still respectable 81.2 mark against the run.

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  1. ib6ub9

    Need to cut Ted Thompson

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  2. Come to the giants. Your old qb coach mcadoo I’d the head coach over here.

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    • dhd36

      Yesssss please Betty and him on the right side

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  3. Bruce

    Come to the Patriots and win a Super Bowl. He would be a guaranteed starter For The Hoodie

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  4. drum18

    Giants.
    Giants.
    Or…The Giants

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  5. Thronson5

    Come on 9ers. I know we don’t necessarily need him but wouldn’t hurt. Would also like to see them pick up Forsett.

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  6. Dolphins ??

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  7. yes yes yes

    Ravens need to sign him for rg to sure up the line and Hester for return duties. Only glaring hole on the O-line

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  8. If anyone truly needs this dude- it’s the
    Colts. For real- bring him in!!

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