Packers Lack Of Depth at Key Positions Could Backfire

September 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With all the Super Bowl talk swirling around the Green Bay Packers leading into the 2010 NFL season, General manager Ted Thompson took some decisive risks in his cutting of the Packers roster to 53 players.
And by claiming no players on cut-down day, the Packers appear to have some depth issues at key positions heading into their opening day matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
I'm sure every Packers fan can remember back to last January when the Arizona Cardinals picked apart the Green Bay secondary to the tune of 375 yards and five touchdowns. Following that defensive debacle, it was clear the Packers needed help in their secondary to shut down elite passing offenses.
Yet here we sit, days before the Packers open their season, and it'd be hard to argue the Green Bay secondary is any bit improved over its 2009 version.
Al Harris (physically unable to perform list) will miss the first six weeks, which leaves the Packers with th...

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