Aside from having one of the greatest names an NFL receiver has ever sported, Packers wideout Geronimo Allison is finding himself close to accomplishing what once seemed impossible: landing a spot with the Packers after training camp among a talented and crowded position group.
Later today or tomorrow ( by 3 P.M. Central) we will learn the final makeup of 53-man roster which will open the season for the Green Bay Packers at Chicago on Sunday, September 13. Today, with a full body of work now in the books, we roll out our final Version 3.0.
Green Bay Packers second-year receiver Jared Abbrederis is all about overcoming long odds. Yet his latest medical setback, a concussion suffered during the first day of training camp, might indicate a greater risk of permanent injury and put an end to a promising NFL career before it even begins.
During every Green Bay Packers training camp there seems to be a “camp-darling”, a dark horse who emerges out of nowhere to tantalize and excite the fan base. Last year that player was wide out Jeff Janis. This year Janis looks to earn more playing time.
The more intriguing aspect of Packers Training Camp 2015 might be the five possible roster spot battles described below. Each potential battle features at least one veteran player who could be facing the ax at the final roster cut-down.
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