GREEN BAY – By league mandate, the Packers reduced their roster to 53 players on Saturday.
After a waiver period of a little less than 24 hours, the Packers will start signing players to their 16-man practice squad on Sunday. Several of the players released on Saturday will certainly be among those signings.
Here’s how the initial 53-man roster for the 2020 season breaks down, position by position, with players kept, released or given injury designations.
Released: 22 Dexter Williams, 34 Damarea Crockett, 45 John Lovett
Reserve/non-football injury: 27 Patrick Taylor
Released: 16 Jake Kumerow, 9 Darrius Shepherd, 82 Malik Turner, 84 Reggie Begelton
Released: 79 John Leglue, 64 Cody Conway, 68 Zack Johnson, 70 Alex Light, 67 Jake Hanson
Reserve/NFI: 72 Simon Stepaniak