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Opportunity knocks for young safety

A few days before training camp, Marviel Underwood was in a position of battling for a roster spot as a backup safety. But things can change quickly in the NFL, and it certainly has for Underwood. With Mark Roman's departure and Marquand Manuel's injury, Underwood has been working with the first-team defense for nearly a week and making the most of the opportunity.

Marquand Manuel's misfortune and Mark Roman's departure has turned into a big break for second-year safety Marviel Underwood. Manuel, who signed a five-year, $10 million free agent contract with the Packers in March, has been unable to practice in training camp after straining his right calf while working out at his home in Miami a few weeks prior to training camp. After the Packers released Roman...

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