Jim Leonhard says he's talked with Packers

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Veteran safety Jim Leonhard told WQOW in Eau Claire that he has talked with the Packers.

Could Jim Leonhard finish his career close to home with the Green Bay Packers?

According to the veteran safety, the two sides have talked.

"It would mean a lot, but we've had a lot of conversations with teams, Green Bay being one of them," Leonhard told WQOW in Eau Claire. "They're a great organization, I'd love to play for them but it hasn't worked out up to now. You never know what can happen in the future, but we'll see. They're a great organization and it's always fun to see the fans and have a lot of family that follows them closely."

Coming off a career-high four interceptions last season with the Buffalo Bills, the 31-year-old Leonhard has previously said that his 11th season would be his last.

Leonhard was drafted out of the University of Wisconsin by the Bills, and the Tony, Wis., native also has played for the Ravens, Broncos and Jets.

The Packers, who took safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round of this year's draft, may be considering Leonhard for additional secondary depth. The former Badger's veteran presence and experience as a return man also may appeal to the team.

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