Packers: 3 potentially surprising cuts at Tuesday’s deadline

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 05: Todd Gurley II #21 of the Atlanta Falcons carries the ball as Josh Jackson #37 of the Green Bay Packers attempts to make the tackle during the second half at Lambeau Field on October 05, 2020 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 05: Todd Gurley II #21 of the Atlanta Falcons carries the ball as Josh Jackson #37 of the Green Bay Packers attempts to make the tackle during the second half at Lambeau Field on October 05, 2020 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) /
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GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – AUGUST 14: Josh Jackson #37 of the Green Bay Packers breaks up the pass to Alex Erickson #14 of the Houston Texans in the first half of a preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 14, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – AUGUST 14: Josh Jackson #37 of the Green Bay Packers breaks up the pass to Alex Erickson #14 of the Houston Texans in the first half of a preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 14, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images) /

1. Josh Jackson, cornerback

Typically, the team would use training camp and preseason to evaluate a player, deterimine his potential and whether he can play in the NFL or not. However, Green Bay has now had three plus years to assess Josh Jackson, including two plus with this coaching staff.

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Saturday night’s preseason game was just more of the same. Jackson unofficially allowed six receptions on seven targets and was always a step or two slow. He just doesn’t have it at this level. Green Bay could quickly decide to move on from their former second-round pick and give other youngsters such as Shemar Jean-Charles, Kabian Ento, and Ka’Dar Hollman more opportunities to shine.