Special Teams Weigh Heavily in Roster Choices

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There's no greater evidence of that than the uncertain standing of Jeremy Ross and the rise of Micah Hyde and Sam Barrington. Ross entered training camp as a solid favorite to return kicks but his inconsistency at returner and receiver could cost him dearly.

Special teams, as always, will be vital in determining the Green Bay Packers' final roster. "Very important," general manager Ted Thompson said on Tuesday. "It's one thing to sit there and go through the fantasy football thing and say, ‘Well, I'll take this, take this.' Until you have to figure out how to play the game and who helps you win the games and that sort of thing. Special teams are a...

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