Before a way-less than capacity crown in Cleveland, the Green BayPackers saw their first real action of the 2011 season against Mike Holmgren’s Cleveland Browns.
Let’s quickly run down the undrafted free agents to see if any have a legitimate chance to crack the 53.
For Cheeseheads, the start of football season means players on bicycles and practices at Ray Nitschke Field behind the Don Hutson Center. While it may feel different this year due to free agency occurring at the same time training camp opened, there are many other things that remain timeless at Packers training camp.
It certainly hasn’t taken long for the NFL to return to full operation. Last night, Twitter was a flurry with reports of undrafted free agent negotiations. Here at Jersey Al’s AllGreenBayPackers.com, we highlighted three of the Green Bay Packers’ acquisitions in just the span of one hour.
As of 7:00 a.m. CT this morning, the list has grown from three to nine. Below is a quick breakdown of each reported signing; but don’t worry, we’ll take a more in-depth look at each player in the very near future.
Smithson is listed as a receiver but he made his name at Utah as one of the more dynamic returners in the NCAA. While he started just four games on offense and caught only 25 passes for 383 yards his senior year, Smithson’s 19.1 yards per punt return and four 100-yard punt return games led the nation.