How much is at stake tonight for the Green Bay Packers? Perhaps as few as 36 roster spots are locked up.
Here’s a quick rundown of how we see it, based on daily practice observations and multiple conversations with all of the position coaches.
Wide receiver (4): Jordy Nelson, James Jones, Randall Cobb, Jarrett Boykin. Bubble: Tyrone Walker, Jeremy Ross, Charles Johnson, Myles White.
Offensive line (6): David Bakhtiari, Josh Sitton, Evan Dietrich-Smith, T.J. Lang, Don Barclay, Marshall Newhouse. Bubble: Greg Van Roten, Lane Taylor, Patrick Lewis.
Tight end (2): Jermichael Finley, Ryan Taylor. Bubble: Matthew Mulligan, Andrew Quarless, D.J. Williams, Brandon Bostick, Jake Stoneburner.
Running back (1): Eddie Lacy. Good bets: Johnathan Franklin, John Kuhn. Bubble: Alex Green, James Starks.
Quarterback (2): Aaron Rodgers, Vince Young.
Defensive line (6): Ryan Pickett, B.J. Raji, Mike Neal, Datone Jones, Mike Daniels, C.J. Wilson. Good bet: Johnny Jolly. Bubble: Josh Boyd, Jordan Miller.
Outside linebackers (2): Clay Matthews, Nick Perry. Good bet: Andy Mulumba. Bubble: Dezman Moses.
Inside linebackers (4): A.J. Hawk, Brad Jones, Robert Francois, Jamari Lattimore. Bubble: Terrell Manning, Sam Barrington.
Cornerbacks (4): Casey Hayward, Davon House, Sam Shields, Micah Hyde. Really good bet: Tramon Williams. Good bet: Jarrett Bush. Bubble: James Nixon.
Safeties (3): Morgan Burnett, M.D. Jennings, Jerron McMillian. Bubble: Chris Banjo.
Special teams (2): Tim Masthay, Brett Goode. Good bet: Mason Crosby.
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