Diboll's Jermichael Finley announces new contract on twitter

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Tight end Jermichael Finley says he has
agreed to a new deal with the Green Bay Packers.

Finley posted a message on his Twitter account Wednesday night
appearing to confirm reports that he has agreed to return to the
team. Finley wrote, "I could not be happier to have the privilege
of being a Packer for the next 2 yrs. Glad to be back with my team
& coaches for 1 common goal."

Finley was set to become a free agent, and the team was expected
to consider using the franchise tag on him. Multiple media reports
said Wednesday that Finley had re-signed with Green Bay.

Packers officials did not immediately confirm terms of the deal.

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