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Packer Report's Second Roster Prediction

Barrington (Benny Sieu - USA Today)

Do the Packers keep five or six receivers? Two or three quarterbacks? Six or seven defensive linemen? All of the inside linebackers? Those are among the tough decisions awaiting Ted Thompson, whose final 53 could be slanted toward one side of the ball.

This is not an easy time of year, not with the roster needing to be reduced to 75 by Tuesday and 53 by Aug. 31. "I started doing that on Sunday a little bit and it's nerve-wracking to me personally," Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said earlier this week. Last season, the Packers had 24 offensive players and 26 defensive players on their Week 1 roster. In our first roster prediction last... Recommended Stories

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