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VIDEO: Former Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings announces retirement

Posted: 9:18 AM, Jul 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-25 11:30:49-04
Greg Jennings announces retirement
Greg Jennings announces retirement
Greg Jennings announces retirement

When Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson picked Greg Jennings over more ballyhooed wide receivers in the 2006 NFL Draft, he knew there was something of great worth underneath the lack of reputation.

Jennings delivered for Green Bay and two other teams before calling it a career after 10 years Monday.

He announced it in this video Monday.

Jennings played seven years in Green Bay (2006-12), and also spent time with the Minnesota Vikings and Miami Dolphins.

In Green Bay, Jennings finished in 7th place in Packers history in receptions and receiving yards, and 5th in touchdown receptions.

But it was in one game where he made his biggest difference - Super Bowl XLV against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was the key target for game MVP Aaron Rodgers on critical pinpoint throws in massive situations like this 4th quarter catch that kept a drive alive, denying the Steelers a chance to tie the game with a field goal.Jennings caught two touchdowns in the Packers' 31-25 victory.