It’s easy to forget now, but Davon House walked away from a likely starting cornerback job in the Green Bay Packers' secondary two years ago. Spring 2015 also was the same offseason the Packers let Tramon Williams sign with the Cleveland Browns. That turned out to be prescient. Williams, who’d just turned 32, had one interception in 15 starts during 2015, started only seven games in 2016 and was released this spring. Letting House walk in free agency was more difficult. With the decision to move on from Williams, House — the top perimeter corner backup in 2014 — was in position to be promoted as a starter opposite Sam Shields. Instead, general manager Ted Thompson and chief negotiator Russ Ball exercised the same fiscal restraint they’ve shown countless times before. For House, the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offer of four years and $24 million — including $10 million guaranteed — was impossible to decline. Now, House is back in Green Bay, released by Jacksonville midway through his contract. This time, he’s walking into what should be a starting cornerback job in the Packers' secondary.
Packers' cornerback jobs up for grabs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 20