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Special Teams Determines Roster

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Which bubble players will make the final roster? Here's a look at who lined up with the kicking units on Tuesday.

The Green Bay Packers base many of their end-of-the-roster decisions on special teams. If that's the case, tight end Ryan Taylor, cornerback Casey Hayward and linebackers Brad Jones, Dezman Moses and Jamari Lattimore are locks to make the 53-man roster. That quintet plays on all four core phases of special teams (kickoff, kickoff return, punt and punt return). "I have said all along that we... Recommended Stories

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