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State of the Roster, From Locks to Long Shots

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We examine the 89-player roster the Packers are taking into training camp. Plenty can change, and injuries can change the outlook dramatically, but it doesn't appear too many roster spots are up for grabs.

The sign of a deep team is the choices that must be made to get the roster to 53 players. Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson will face some tough decisions, which we illustrate in our first breakdown of the roster. We have 31 players as "locks" and 16 more as "good bets" to make the 53-man roster. That leaves 18 "bubble" players as the front-runners for the final six spots, with 2... Recommended Stories

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