Report of Jermichael Finley’s demise have been greatly exaggerated says Jermichael Finley

Packers TE Jermichael Finley suffered a bruised spinal cord injury during Sunday’s game against the Browns He was taken to the ICU as a result. People feared the worst and rumors began to spread that Finley’s NFL career was over.

Finley took to Twitter this morning to address those rumors.


Yesterday, Finley walked out of the hospital and posted this video to his Twitpic page.

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in r... on Twitpic

So yeah, reports of Finley’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. He’ll seek opinions from spinal experts this week, find out how long he’ll need to stay out. He’s not going on IR just yet and one report says he’ll be back in time for the end of the season.

That’s a far cry from “NFL career over.” Way to jump the gun everyone.