Packers: 3 most stunning 53-man roster cuts

The Inexperienced Bay Packers made some trims to get their roster right down to the requisite 53 on Tuesday. Listed below are essentially the most stunning cuts.

Lower day is right here within the NFL, and the Inexperienced Bay Packers together with the 31 different NFL groups must trim their roster to 53 whole gamers. As such, as a lot because the Packers would like to maintain everybody, some gotta go.

Whereas a lot of the cuts on 53-man day are usually anticipated after three preseason video games, every workforce does have powerful choices to make, and with these powerful choices come some shocking goodbyes.

For the Packers, three shocking gamers stand out among the many others who discovered themselves unemployed on Tuesday.

Danny Etling, Packers (Photograph by Patrick McDermott/Getty Photographs)

Packers shock cuts: QB Danny Etling

Danny Etling was minimize by the Packers on Tuesday, and although he’s in all probability going to be re-signed to the observe squad, it’s a little bit of a shock for the reason that workforce now solely rosters two official quarterbacks: Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Love.

Which means the Packers are assured sufficient in Love to maneuver ahead with nobody behind him, ought to one thing give you Rodgers. An harm or a optimistic Covid take a look at may shortly flip the Packers’ sights to their quarterback depth, and in that case the Pack will have to go along with Love, who wasn’t spectacular when he was referred to as on final yr.

Love threw two touchdowns and three interceptions, finishing 58% of his passes in 2021. His QBR was a ghastly 31.4. Etling has but to see common season motion however was 10-of-13 within the Packers’ ultimate preseason sport with a 97.3 QBR.

With a full offseason behind him, Inexperienced Bay is assured sufficient to let go of Danny Etling, even when he doesn’t stray too far as a return on the observe squad.