Nick Barnett says, via Twitter, that Green Bay Packers will release him

July 26, 2011

Linebacker Nick Barnett announced, via Twitter, that Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson informed him that the team would be releasing him.

Barnett missed most of last season, including the Super Bowl, after having wrist surgery in early October.

Good-morning think am going to stop by stadium should be interesting lolless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet ReplyNickBarnett
NickBarnett

Just met with Ted, Thanks for the great 8 years. Very blessed 2 be apart of such a great tradition and great fans.. Happy I wasless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet ReplyNickBarnett
NickBarnett

Happy I was able to be here for the great xlv run... I will always keep a Special place in my heart for this team and city..less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet ReplyNickBarnett
NickBarnett

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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