BUBBA DOES A LIL' SHAKE'N 'BAKE'
By MARK CANNIZZARO
May 17, 2008 --
For the cynics among us, it smacked of a calculated, for-your-eyes-only moment.
There were the JetsNew York Jets on Thursday afternoon, conducting their first organized team activity (OTA) practice in front of reporters and there was Bubba Franks catching passes all over the field, looking a lot more like the Pro Bowl performer he was from 2001-03 than the player the Packers opted to release in March rather than re-negotiate to a new, less-expensive contract.
Was it a coincidence that Franks, a veteran free-agent signing this offseason, was featured so prominently with reporters watching while starting tight end Chris BakerChris Baker was absent, boycotting the voluntary camp in a contract dispute?
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