today’s “Surviving Sunday” will focus on these new Packers players. While we all know their names by now, here are some articles that will did deeper into who some of these guys really are:
Let’s quickly run down the undrafted free agents to see if any have a legitimate chance to crack the 53.
While the NFL draft is certainly where Packers GM Ted Thompson does the majority of his best work, the undrafted free agent market has also been kind to Thompson.
Call him the Florida Flash. By now, most Packers fans know that Sam Shields can outright fly. Shields himself knows that putting that speed to use on the playing field will be his ticket to outpace other candidates for a spot on the 53-man roster. Let’s just say that after his 98 yard interception at the family night scrimmage, Shields has made a good first impression.
The 2009 Packers team had 8 undrafted players on the roster. Of those eight, four are starting players, plus an additional six starters were seventh round picks. This year the Packers signed fourteen undrafted players. Do any of these players have a chance to make the team?