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Could Nick Perry find his way back to the Green Bay Packers?

Nick Perry remains unsigned as training camps open up across the NFL this week. With Perry still in Green Bay, could he be an option to bring aboard on a minimum contract for depth at edge rusher?

Maggie Loney of Cheesehead TV explored the concept:

The outside linebackers room looks much different entering 2019 than it did in 2018. Clay Matthews and Perry are no longer on the team, and the Packers used their first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft to bring in athletic freak Rashan Gary out of Michigan.

The unit of Matthews, Perry, Kyler Fackrell, and Reggie Gilbert has transformed into Smith, Smith, Gary, and Fackrell as the starting four edge rushers for Green Bay.

With that in mind, however, would the Packers be opposed to bringing Perry back on a cheap, incentive-laden contract? It would have to be cheap, given the Packers are still paying $11 million in dead cap space after cutting him in March. 

If Perry doesn't perform, the Packers can cut him outright and not have to pay him a thing. If he performs well, it's likely he would agree to a veteran minimum contract with loaded incentives. If he meets those incentives during the season, then the signing was low-risk and with high upside. If he were to fall short of those incentives, then they aren't paid out anyway. 

You can read the ful piece at Cheesehead TV by clicking here.

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