When the Green Bay Packers decide about their initial 53-man roster, they don’t happen in silos. Each choice has a ripple effect on various positions and the overall team dynamics. This intricate web of considerations makes roster-building a challenging and complex process. How one decision influences the team as a whole is a pivotal aspect.
The complexity deepens as the Packers shift towards a long-term success perspective, a departure from their previous emphasis on winning now. This shift has introduced an element of unpredictability, especially in the realm of fringe roster selections.
Considering these factors, we delve into six big questions the Packers must confront while shaping their initial 53-man roster.
The Green Bay Packers must answer these six significant questions when deciding on their initial 53-man roster.
Will Packers Only Keep 2 Running Backs?
Green Bay only kept Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon last year and could dang well do it again. Patrick Taylor seems to be the only player with a realistic chance to make the team if they keep a third, considering he checks the boxes of a pass-blocker and special teams player. Tyler Goodson or Emanuel Wilson (or both) are practice squad candidates.