Packers attempting to create their very own model of Deebo Samuel with dangerous roster transfer

By selecting to roll with simply two operating backs on their preliminary 53-man roster, the Inexperienced Bay Packers appear to have larger plans.

On their preliminary 53-man roster, the Inexperienced Bay Packers solely listed two operating backs. It sounds perplexing, however perhaps one thing is brewing.

Normal supervisor Brian Gutekunst spoke Wednesday in regards to the shocking resolution to maintain simply two RBs whereas mentioning huge receiver Amari Rodgers and his versatility.

We’ve seen huge receivers be used within the backfield earlier than, however may the Packers have one thing else up their sleeve? Perhaps the assumption that Amari Rodgers might be their model of Deebo Samuel, who performed a major position in sending Inexperienced Bay dwelling final yr within the playoffs?

The Inexperienced Bay Packers solely saved two operating backs, however do they view Amari Rodgers as a Deebo Samuel-type participant?

For individuals who might have forgotten, Deebo Samuel was drafted as a large receiver by the 49ers, and the Packers did the identical with Amari Rodgers. Each run an identical kind of west coast zone-run scheme, requiring versatile gamers prepared to maneuver round and create mismatches with fundamentals and talent.

Nonetheless, to solely hold two operating backs on the roster raises a small pink flag, however not one that’s making of us go haywire and race to their keyboards to rant. It merely asks questions on what Inexperienced Bay is doing and whether or not or not they’ve a plan so as to add one other operating again or transfer Rodgers to the backfield as a substitute of strictly enjoying outdoors. Tyler Goodson, who Inexperienced Bay minimize on Tuesday, cleared waivers on Wednesday and might be signed to the follow squad to have readily available if wanted.

Generally, you need to be affected person and watch it work. Inexperienced Bay has proven that within the common season, what they’re doing appears to work. It is going to be fascinating come playoff time if they’ll hold that success rolling. There’s no hurt in attempting, and you may’t knock a participant like Amari Rodgers for doing no matter it takes to get on the sphere.