Packers TE Jermichael Finley (neck surgery) just told me his doctor is 99.9 percent certain Finley will be cleared for contact in the next 3-4 weeks.
Finley hits free agency this fall and while the Packers are expected to let him walk, he could sign a one-year deal to prove his health before testing free agency again in 2015. If he signs elsewhere, Brandon Bostick would be the big beneficiary. (Andrew Quarless is also a free agent.) The tight end is a crucial component in the Green Bay offense.