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Packers give Dietrich-Smith low RFA tender

9:22 PM, Mar. 11, 2013
Center Evan Dietrich- Smith. (H. Marc Larson/ Gannett Wisconsin Media)
Center Evan Dietrich- Smith. (H. Marc Larson/ Gannett Wisconsin Media)
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To save salary cap space, the Green Bay Packers are taking a calculated gamble by offering center Evan Dietrich-Smith the lowest restricted free agent tender.

Sources confirmed Monday that Dietrich-Smith will get the lowest tender, which carries the right to match any contract the player signs with another team or receive as compensation a draft pick in the round he was drafted. The added risk is Dietrich-Smith entered the NFL undrafted, so the Packers would receive no compensation.

Dietrich-Smith replaced Jeff Saturday as the starting center late last year and is the likely starter this ...

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