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Breaking Down the 53

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We analyze the transactions that got the Packers down to 53 players on Saturday afternoon.

The Green Bay Packers kept three quarterbacks, five defensive linemen and seven healthy offensive linemen on the 53-man roster they established on Saturday afternoon. The goose, as general manager Ted Thompson would say, might not be cooked. Once Thompson gets a handle on the state of his roster and what’s available on the street, there might be some tinkering. Recall last year, when the team...

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