Packers Practice Squad Tracker 2020

Tracking the additions to the 2020 Packers' Practice Squad...

Starting at 12:00AM Central time today, Packers GM Brian Gutekunst will lead the effort to sign 16 players to the Packers' Practice Squad.

The list will be updated as news hits, so be sure to check back frequently.

PACKERS' PRACTICE SQUAD

  1. Stanford Samuels, CB per Jim Owczarski
  2. Krys Barnes, ILB per Jim Owczarski
  3. Delontae Scott, DL per Ryan Wood
  4. Reggie Begelton, WR per Ryan Wood
  5. Tipa Galeai, LB per Ryan Wood
  6. Darrius Shepherd, WR per Ryan Wood
  7. Greg Roberts, LB, per  Packers.com
  8. Willington Previlon, DL per Tom Silverstein
  9. Alex Light, OT per Jim Owczarski
  10. Dexter Williams, RB per Ryan Wood
  11. Henry Black, S, per Packers.com
  12. Damarea Crockett, RB per  Packers.com
  13. Jake Hanson, C per  Packers.com
  14. John Lovett, TE per  Packers.com
  15. Zack Johnson, G per Packers.com
  16. De'Jon "Scoota" Harris, LB per Matt Zentz
  17. Robert Foster, WR (from Bills) per Matt Zenitz

EDITORS NOTES:

RB Dexter Williams does not appear on the list currently shown on Packers.com., but is reported to be returning to Green bay to sign his contract.
Also, Harris and Foster do not appear on the Packers.com list, but that may be due to Covid-19 testing requirements before joining a new team. I haven't been able to confirm either way. If they are bioth added, someone will have to get dropped.

 

RESERVE/INJURED LIST

Treyvon Hester, Will Sunderland (can not return in 2020) per Ken Ingalls
 

WAIVER CLAIMS AND SIGNINGS

The Packers were not awarded any players on waiver claims (We don't know if they tried or not)
WR Malik Turner was claimed by the Dallas Cowboys.
WR Jake Kumerow was signed to the Bills' Practice Squad OR Active Roster (unclear)
OT John LeGlue was signed to the Saints' Practice Squad
 

2020 COVID-19 PRACTICE SQUAD RULES

  • 16 players on a practice squad — six more than previous seasons.
  • Six of the 16 slots can be used on players of ANY experience level.
  • Teams can protect up to four practice squad players per week (to be designated on Tuesdays) who cannot be signed by another team the remainder of the week.
  • Players can be activated on game day before the team announces their inactives. A player doesn’t necessarily have to be signed to the main roster for the move. This can happen with up to two practice squad players per week, but the same player can’t be elevated two weeks in a row and can only be elevated twice per season before he would have to be signed to the active roster his third time.

RESERVE/INJURED LIST

Treyvon Hester, Will Sunderland (can not return in 2020) per Ken Ingalls

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mbpacker's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:09 am

Thanks for the information!

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CheesyTex's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:15 am

Thanks, Jersey Al. Question: If a team wants to keep a particular player that has been cut, and that player is in obvious demand (e.g., John Lovett), how does the process work? I.e., Is it just between the clubs and the player to work out the best deal they can vs. other suitors or is there more to it?

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JerseyAl's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:32 am

If a player is eligible to be signed off a PS and another team wants to poach him, it's up to the player if he goes or not. And his current team can try to throw some money at him to make him stay. I know the Packers have done this with a few guys in the past.

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Lphill's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:31 am

Ryan Conolley cut by Giants , get him!!!

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JerseyAl's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:34 am

Thought the same thing when I read that in my local paper this morning. However, I just saw he was claimed by the Vikings.

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PackfanNY's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:45 am

Tore his ACL and concern was he is not ready. Also, new coaching staff was not as enamored as previous Giants staff.

No matter, he’s a Viking now.

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:03 pm

Whenever a Badger ends up on the Vikings I think an Angel gets its wings ripped off..........

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Lphill's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:31 pm

Packers should have jumped on him , figures the Vikings.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:41 pm

Do you know how waiver works?

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:49 am

Not looking like the Packers were awarded anyone off waivers, did not expect them to be either

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Lphill's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:12 pm

The Vikings now have depth at every key defensive position it must be nice.

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NoNonsense's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:29 pm

Well they are always on the lookout for new fans if you wanna jump ship, I won't mind.

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Lphill's picture

September 06, 2020 at 02:36 pm

So you don’t think Ryan Conolley would have been good for the Packers , a Wisconsin kid ? , some teams find ways to fill needs , I guess Oren Burks will shut down the run.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 03:05 pm

Well not much of a chance since the Vikings trumped us in waiver priority. Personally, I love a Wisconsin kid on the Packers when he is good for the team, but not just because. I quite like the upside if Martin and Summers personally. Maybe Burks will show maybe not, but I don’t see Connolly as having better potential than Martin and I don’t see him as guaranteed to be better now than what we have considering he is coming off a bad ACL injury.

I know he would fit in well with the requirement that Packer ILBs have an injury history, but in this case there are questions as to whether he is back to full fitness. He spent most of camp apparently working in the sidelines. It’s the Giants, so who knows, but that seems plausibly why he was released. Whether the Packers put in a claim for him I don’t know, but not much help now and never available since the Vikings had priority.

I quite like the swap of Kumerow For Foster. Maybe some teams do find ways after all.

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13TimeChamps's picture

September 06, 2020 at 04:26 pm

What part of the waiver wire process is confusing to you?

When a player is out on waivers, like Conolley was, teams are able to put in a claim, based on their prior year's record. The worse the record, the higher you get to pick. The Vikings had a worse record than the Packers, which means they could put in a claim before the Packers. No matter how much the Packers would like to put in a claim on a player, if a team with a worse record, in this case the Vikings, puts in a claim, there is nothing the Packers could do.

This isn't rocket science.

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Bure9620's picture

September 07, 2020 at 08:42 am

corner???????

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:53 am

Cowboys claimed Malik Turner....I think Malik Taylor would have cleared waivers........

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PhantomII's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:20 pm

I just got thru looking at this kids college highlights. He is gonna be pretty good and soon. He made a lot of heady plays and had good hands and crafty routes and separation. He has upside. Cowboys are already loaded at WR. They will have the favor returned I'm sure possibly at another position.

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:24 pm

yip....

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PhantomII's picture

September 06, 2020 at 04:02 pm

Talk all over Cowboys site of Francis Bernard did great at LB in camp and cleared waivers. Looks like Gute missed our back at ya pick-up in a spot we are questionable. Go get him Gute.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:50 pm

So you would rather keep a player we signed from the street over the one the team felt was better? Frankly, if Taylor was better I can’t get cut up about Turner. Presumably that’s how his prior team felt.

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pack13xwc's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:17 pm

Except Taylor made the 53 by as 5th WR beating out Kumerow, Shepard, Turner and Begleton.

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September 07, 2020 at 07:49 am

He did, hope he plays well and sticks

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Qoojo's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:56 am

Can you protect the same 4 players every week?

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optimisticfan's picture

September 06, 2020 at 02:58 pm

Yes
The new rules say the team gets to designate 4 PS players to protect a week, it doesn’t say they can’t be the same ones.

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cheesehead1's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Glad to see Begelton on the practice squad. Would have preferred to have seen him on the 53 but if/when injuries hit, hope he gets a chance.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:51 pm

A little more time can only help him. It’s been tough for players without nfl experience this year.

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NJMagic's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Interesting Lovett not claimed & not on PS

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:23 pm

Hopefully to the PS....

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pack13xwc's picture

September 06, 2020 at 11:43 pm

The 16 is final, and Lovett is there.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:05 pm

Perhaps he has other PS squad offers suggested or actual. He wasn’t claimed it seems, so he can make his choice if he has one and negotiate.

As of writing, as far as I can tell only 8 of 16 spots have been cited been filled.

So far I like who we have. Pleased to see Shepherd, Bagelton at WE, Samuels at CB. Krys Barnes May have some upside too, Tipa has it but needs weight room time and Williams can run if he can master the other aspects. Good start to the PS. The theme, upside and having showed some potential. I like that.

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hobowilly's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:21 pm

my hope is for GB to acquire possibly ILB Davis from the ponies cutting him; they definately need more depth in the middle...i'm sure Pettine says no, i have 2 or 3 hybrid safeties that can play in the box (litterer guys that can get nicked up though)

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PackfanNY's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:29 pm

I read that Davis is a health question mark as he was coming off a knee injury. He was limited in camp for the Broncos and they didn’t think he would be ready to start the season. When healthy he was their leading tackler. Good against the run but struggled in coverage. Knee injury wouldn’t help that. Just something I read FWIW.

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Lphill's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:34 pm

Packers already missed on Ryan Connolly from the Giants , and the Vikings got him.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:43 pm

Again, waiver priority.

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:06 pm

They had no chance at Connelly even if they wanted him, Connelly was subjected to waivers.....Vikings have a higher waiver priority

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optimisticfan's picture

September 06, 2020 at 12:44 pm

The Packers didn’t have much of a chance to get any of the waived players that other teams claimed since the Packers were so low in the claims list (ie Connolly or the other ILB claimed). Still, doesn’t appear to be that many players claimed at all by all of the NFL teams if this list is accurate:
https://mobile.twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/1302645480220962816/photo/1

Guessing that most teams
1) Don’t want to risk taking a player they don’t have recent game tape on
2) It is a buyers market as every player not claimed is scrambling especially this year to get a paycheck and teams can sign vets to their PS

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

September 06, 2020 at 06:28 pm

I agree with 1. I'd have to think through 2 and probably guess how teams feel about Covid. With 16 PS spots, players have a lot of options. A team that liked someone at the combine that they couldn't get in the draft and didn't want to put on the 53 via a waiver claim could just decide to stash a player on the PS for future development since the cost is so small.

I had been thinking that teams would prioritize the ability to play in 2020 in case Covid decimated their teams, thus favoring a player like Tim Williams for the PS if not the 53 over talent that needed a year of development or a player that needed a year in the weight room.

At any rate, there are 192 more PS jobs this year than in 2019. The market might favor vets who can play if needed, but IDK, sounds like a Seller's market to me. The thing is, familiarity with the system being run is still has import. For instance, T. Williams might be very interesting to Balt. (the team he used to play for - but that depends on their situation at OLB) and GB and to teams that use similar systems. Raw rookie UDFAs probably have their best shot staying with the team that had them in TC.

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optimisticfan's picture

September 06, 2020 at 09:26 pm

TGR,
A lot of good points. You are right that it is more complicated then my quick post eluded to. It is a little confusing FA situation because of many factors:

1) More PS spots so “demand” goes up relative to the same supply of player options (so competition amongst teams for the more prized players left goes up and players have more offers)
2) Some teams looking for vets for COVID backup
3) But other teams facing cap emergencies in the next 2 yrs and prioritizing getting younger players to keep the lower end of rosters as cheap as possible to afford higher end FAs being resigned soon
4) GMs being concerned that with limited college football this yr evaluating draftees next yr will be a gamble. So trying to acquire a diverse set of younger players with potential to replace FAs they can’t resign the next 2 yrs (so let Tim Williams go and keep Tipa?)

So maybe you’re right that it is more of a sellers market (being the players selling their services?). But it depends on the type of player (vet, rookie, UDFA) and situation/team. Anyways it is what it is and with the expanded PS, there are probably a lot of win-win situations out there.

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September 07, 2020 at 01:48 am

Yup, that makes sense, too. More jobs, same number of players, roughly. And then the other factors like potentially needing more players who can actually perform on the field. I am a little surprised that no one has tested positive since TC began, or came into contact with someone who is positive, etc.

It will be interesting to see if these guys signed for $136K like they would in most years. Or if the the "demand" led to some wage inflation. I am still surprised that Tim Williams was not signed to the PS, and so far, I can't find anything about him signing elsewhere.

It will be interesting to see if any of the PS guys get poached during the season, keeping in mind that each team can protect 4 players named each Tuesday. And I wonder which 4 guys GB protects!

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Bure9620's picture

September 07, 2020 at 07:20 am

That is an interesting perspective.....in other words the PS this year will have more "ready now" players than developmental prospects.....this could be the thought in Foster signing

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greengold's picture

September 07, 2020 at 08:26 am

Yeah, it was highly unlikely anyone good would make it through to GB in that 30 spot. Doesn’t look like there was much to choose from either.

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Tedlyflyfisher's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:19 pm

I’m glad to see Darrius Shepherd on the PS. Granted, he made 2 bonehead mistakes in the Lions game, but I think given our uncertainty at the position the kid deserves another chance.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 02:48 pm

If he plays in real games like he has in both preseasons yes. Kid just gets open and makes catches.

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Bure9620's picture

September 07, 2020 at 08:32 am

His face mask and hands disagree with you.....there is a lot of Shep love out there........He seems like a real nice guy but he is not an NFL player......I realize he has played well in practice but that just simply has to translate......Some think I am a power 5 snob but Lazard made a TON of plays in a major conference....He was one of the best WRs in the Big 12. Shepperd played against significantly inferior competition, half my family went to NDSU and they are all completely sold on the idea NDSU would beat everyone in the BIG except Ohio St......they would not.......it is fantasy land

I was losing it last year when Lazard was realeased and Sheppard made the team......Thankfully, Rodgers lobbied for Lazard to get on the field and the universe realigned.......I was absolutely certain cutting Lazard and keeping Shep was a mistake......it made me question Gute....Gutekunst is damn lucky Lazard was not claimed off waivers......and lucky we won that game. Had Lazard not gotten on the field and we lost to the Lions, I think there would be less Shepperd Truthers out there......
I realize how many small school guys have success.......But Lazard is better than Shepperd.........period....though many argued continually for Shepperd.......Frankly, Foster should be the first off the PS, he made big plays for the Bills, many are shocked he was released....I hope another team doesn't poach him from our PS.

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optimisticfan's picture

September 07, 2020 at 09:20 am

Bure,
You’re right about Foster being a potential 53 candidate sooner than later. But my guess would be that is several weeks down the road after he has learned the playbook. For now GB can designate 4 PS players every week to block other teams from signing. Foster better be on that list. No need to rush him to the 53 until he knows the plays and is ready to run the right routes. Plus with injuries more possible with shortened TC, wait and see who we need to bring up from PS after a few weeks of games.

For now I would guess that Barnes or Light have a better chance of being first brought up (if they don’t sign Veldheer)

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Coldworld's picture

September 09, 2020 at 02:48 pm

Lazard is better than Shepherd? Lazard has played more but as receivers they couldn’t e more different. Silly. I like This guy as a pick up but get a little perspective.

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Archie's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:23 pm

How ironic is it that both Packers picked up by other teams played WR? Apparently we were 7 deep when many thought the cupboard was bare. Remember the post-draft hysteria? Very funny if you ask me.

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CoachDino's picture

September 06, 2020 at 09:04 pm

Great point

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Bure9620's picture

September 07, 2020 at 06:33 am

I think the Turner release may be a mistake.....Let's give Taylor a chance....but my initial feeling is we cut the wrong Malik......

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Coldworld's picture

September 09, 2020 at 02:50 pm

Given your take on receivers above. I feel better having read this.

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ShooterMcGee's picture

September 06, 2020 at 01:43 pm

Where did Hakeem "the dream" Butler end up? How anout ILB Evan Weaver from Cal? He was a 6th rounder this year.

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optimisticfan's picture

September 06, 2020 at 03:19 pm

So far Hakeem Butler and Evan Weaver have not been signed. The Arizona “cardswire.usatoday.com” site only lists two players announced so far as on their PS.

I am guessing that there are a lot of frenetic phone calls throughout the league right now for most teams vying to sign players. So maybe the Packers are in the hunt for adding more new additions than just Foster.

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 03:28 pm

I do like the Foster pick up.

“Foster, 26, is coming off of a disappointing 2019 campaign (3-64), but teams may remember how impressive the wide receiver was down the stretch for Buffalo in 2018. Foster recorded 90-yards receiving or more four times from Week 10-16. A lot of Foster’s production came on balls thrown deep down the field.

A team looking for a receiver who can stretch the field may offer a late round pick if they feel that another team may claim Foster on waivers.” Syracuse.com

Kind of got squeezed out in the numbers last year, still likely only coming into prime, has 4.4 speed and plays gunner on ST. Seems like added depth and value in the PS.

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optimisticfan's picture

September 06, 2020 at 03:55 pm

Yes Foster is a good pickup. Could be some good competition between him Shepherd and Begelton to make the 53 later in the season (could be soon). I would still like to see another ILB signed and any other possible pickup.

I hope all the players on the PS take leaps and compete strong. That includes Light. Glad he still has time to try to improve (at least for the time being as this could be his last chance).

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 04:30 pm

Looks like De’jon Harris from NE. Patspulpit.com said this of him earlier in the off season.

“ What does “Scoota” Harris look like as a player?

If I had to use one word to describe him it would be downhill. It seems like that was the only role in which he was used at Arkansas. He played in the middle of the Razorback defense and was rarely asked to do anything other than be a thumper, because he was damn good at it. For three straight seasons Harris racked up 100+ tackles, in addition to his on field efforts he was voted team captain prior to last season. In terms of a pro comparison, think Elandon Roberts, another undersized tackling machine who projects to contribute on special teams as well as on defense.

Should Harris stick to this, or any NFL roster, he would likely be used as a special teamer and as an early down linebacker. He moves well in a straight line but has some pretty tight hips that can get him in trouble if he’s moving side to side. He is not someone you want in coverage either, his change of direction is lacking and guesses on routes.”

Looks like a high character type.

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jjschow's picture

September 06, 2020 at 03:43 pm

Why is packers center J Hason not sign yet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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CheesyTex's picture

September 06, 2020 at 03:56 pm

It seems probable that he (and probably John Lovett, too) have some leverage right now, and are negotiating to see where they can get the best deal and fit.

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JerseyAl's picture

September 07, 2020 at 08:57 am

Because patience...

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September 06, 2020 at 11:54 pm

Both Lovett and Hanson made the ps.

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KMoe's picture

September 06, 2020 at 04:00 pm

Can the Packers sign players like Tramon, Veldheer and Clay to the PS for the 1st week then sign them to the 53 active players to avoid the 100% guarenteed contract? Isn't it then 25% after week one if they're signed? Just curious for some insight on this process. Thanks!

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Coldworld's picture

September 06, 2020 at 04:38 pm

In theory they have six slots available to players with any level of experience, however, the pay is fixed at 12k per week for such players. May not entice even if Gute liked the idea.

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September 06, 2020 at 11:55 pm

Doubt established vets would go for that.

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September 06, 2020 at 06:37 pm

Yes. The players would probably have to rely on a handshake that if they happened to get injured during their week on the PS that Gute would still sign them to and pay them a contract befitting their talent and status. The actual terms of the contract to be used for the 53 after week one could be all worked out but just not signed yet.

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Bure9620's picture

September 06, 2020 at 05:07 pm

I like the Foster signing......he made some big catches for the Bills last year at critical times........honestly. more of a 53 candidate than a PS candidate.....

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Lare's picture

September 06, 2020 at 05:37 pm

Others are reporting that John Lovett and DeJon Harris (LB) have also been signed to the Practice Squad.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

September 06, 2020 at 06:09 pm

Thanks Lare!

From all reports sounds like Lovett has some value, plus one day be fun to see Love and Lovett in same backfield at same time. :)

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WisconsinStrong's picture

September 06, 2020 at 08:19 pm

Any news on whether Tim Williams was claimed elsewhere? If not, I'm a bit surprised not to see him back. Maybe they have enough depth at OLB?

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KMoe's picture

September 06, 2020 at 08:59 pm

I'm curious if they'll sign him when Kamal Martin goes to IR? But if so, they're taking a risk if another team signing him before they get around to it.

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pack13xwc's picture

September 07, 2020 at 12:12 am

Yeah but it's a numbers thing. If a player didn't make the 53 cut but the team still liked him then it comes down to risking said player on waivers. Who's to say they still didn't want Kumerow, Turner and Laglue, all of whom were snatched up.

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September 06, 2020 at 09:22 pm

My guess would be that Tim Williams wants to see if he can sign with another team that doesn’t have such great depth at OLB. That way he may crack that team’s 53 and stick with that team for years to come increasing his chances of prolonging his career rather than being stuck on GB’s PS. It seems that GB is going for younger long term OLB prospects. But yes if he doesn’t catch on anywhere else it would be great if we could keep him on the PS

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CoachDino's picture

September 06, 2020 at 08:58 pm

Thanks Al - This is a very informative article,,,,

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September 06, 2020 at 10:20 pm

2 Qs:

1) Why haven’t Kamal Martin and Kabion Ento been placed on IR yet?
A. Their replacements would have guaranteed contracts if brought into the 53 before the first game (? Veldheer and an ILB)

B. GB is still awaiting some medical MRIs to give more definitive time frames on their prognosis/time off (but if likely more than 3 weeks why not put them on IR before filling PS to bring 2 more players into the fold even if for only a few weeks of evaluations?)

C. Waiting to let the coaching staff have a week eval of other players on the PS to see who would be most valuable to bring up to the 53 (Barnes v “Scoota”, Foster v Shep, Previlon, Veldheer? or Light)

D. Waiting to see if there are new injuries at certain positions or worsening in injury prognosis (RTs) then changing the plan on which position group a player would be added from

2) Which four PS players do GB designate as “safe from poaching” on the PS this week?
? Hanson, Foster, Previlon?, Light (until more is known of RT injuries)

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pack13xwc's picture

September 07, 2020 at 12:02 am

Both Martin and Ento had to make the 53 before they could be placed on IR. They're currently part of the 53 until further notice; then two spots will come open on the 53.

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optimisticfan's picture

September 07, 2020 at 07:11 am

Yes, you’re right about them having to be on the 53. What I wasn’t sure rule wise was whether they could be designated for IR immediately after the 53 was set but before PS was set. Or if there is a certain waiting period before they can go on active IR?

But I could see waiting a little being wise to see how bad the injuries to Wagner and Turner are, plus getting time to evaluate Scoota and see if Foster’s routes, speed, hands etc seem like the real deal.

My guess is when Martin and Ento go on IR, Barnes comes up and Veldheer is signed after game 1. Then in a few weeks either M. Taylor (or maybe EQ) is replaced with Foster (once Foster has an ok grasp of the playbook)

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

September 07, 2020 at 01:53 am

Packers.com has Greg Roberts signed to the PS.
Packers.com does not have Dexter Williams listed as a PS guy.

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September 07, 2020 at 08:32 am

I’m super happy with this PS. Every player I was hoping we would retain was kept, much like many reporters had expected in this unusual season.

Good for GB, because there is some solid talent there to develop.

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September 07, 2020 at 10:28 am

amen. It's such a unique year and with one of the best FO's in the NFL, we should be in a decent position to get better as the season moves on; sorta like how the schedule is shaking out for the start prior to our bye. 2 tough games on the road and with MLF at the helm hopefully 2-0 to start the division--that's what's initially important here...AND, dodging injuries when players may not have their bodies game ready yet.

I have to laugh when i consider all the idiotic hype over TB. Does anybody think the NFC South division is better than the AFC East?????? We'll just see how GB can do against Tom Terrific coming off their bye week.

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September 07, 2020 at 10:19 am

Optimistic, love what you wrote here, "Waiting to let the coaching staff have a week eval of other players on the PS to see who would be most valuable to bring up to the 53 (Barnes v “Scoota”, Foster v Shep, Previlon, Veldheer? or Light)"; your point here hits the bullseye of how in depth/calculated the FO goes about their business.
When one looks @ the make-up of the PS, you can see GB has covered quite a gambit of positions. Most avid fans will note Gutey is still working the WR room hard. I am one to believe GB did not go for the glamour choice in the draft since when the top 4-6 players were already gone, Gutey stated there's no one else that can step in immediately and beat out who we already have. Let's also not forget, as he consistently reminds fans, "we've been conducting business the same way for years" in terms of getting to know what type of person these players are during the hiring process. I highly respect that, whoever will "make the best team" not necessarily the best players is what he's said.

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