Josh Sitton To Visit Bears; Saints Also?

After the Packers cut Josh Sitton loose on Saturday, upwards of ten teams expressed interest in the Pro Bowl guard. Now, he has his first visit lined up with the division-rival Bears, as Adam Schefter of tweets. The Saints could be next on the docket for him, Schefter adds. Josh Sitton (vertical)

Sitton, 30, is a three-time Pro Bowler who has long been considered one of the best — if not the best — guards in the NFL, so the Packers’ willingness to move on from him certainly came as a surprise. In eight seasons in Green Bay, Sitton appeared in 121 games, starting 112, while delivering dominant results on the interior of the offensive line.

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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8 comments on “Josh Sitton To Visit Bears; Saints Also?

  1. korleone74

    stupid ass Jerry Reese dragging his feet again!!!

  2. WhoDat

    The Saints need this so bad. I really believe he could make them contenders. The only glaring weakness they have is at guard. Strief at RT could be upgraded as well but with better guard play they can slide protection his way to compensate until that spot can be upgraded.

    • planetsabc

      What about their whole defense. It’s better but still subpar

      • WhoDat

        I’m cautiously optimistic about the defense. Our line is tremendously deeper with Fairley Kruger and Rankins when he gets back. Tyler Davison looks to have made huge improvement during the offseason, and we know Jordan is a beast. Out Linebackers are improved and deeper. Losing Keenan scares me a little but Breaux has one side on lock and we have a lot of youth and talent on the other side, they are just inexperienced.

  3. Make him feel the love Payton..jet choir band. We need all that!!!

  4. Anthony

    Wake up Jerry Reese wake up

  5. rickcwik

    I really hope the Bears sign him. He is a good player. Any Packer loss and Bear gain is good because Pack and Vikes are the teams to beat in the NFC North.

  6. Earth to Reese… Wake up, dingbat and sign this guy.

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