Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins has signed his one-year tender with the Packers, and the sides are believed to be moving toward a long-term agreement, his agent told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday morning.
The Packers placed a first- and third-round tender on Collins, a restricted free agent.
“Based on the tender Nick received and based on Nick’s desire to stay with the Packers and to take part in the off-season program, which is something he really wanted to do, he elected to sign the tender,” said Alan Herman, one of Collins’ agents. “Nick really likes it in Green Bay and wants to stay there. Hopefully, this will help us finalize a deal as we move forward.”
Collins was a second-round draft pick of the Packers in 2005, and he was selected to the Pro Bowl after the past two seasons.