Packers 2014 Offseason Review: Judging Need at the Special Teams Specialists

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We take a look at the specialists and assess the need for the organization to add players via free agency or NFL Draft heading into the 2014 season.

The Packers have been fortunate in recent years. Since 2010, there has been little doubt surrounding whom their specialists would be year in, year out.

Brett Goode may have bounced around for a few years, but since joining Green Bay in 2008 his performance has been steady. Much like his predecessor Rob Davis, the Packers have no reason to look elsewhere.

Punter too has few concerns. Ted Thompson uncovered former-Kentucky Wildcat Tim Masthay during the 2010 offseason. After he captured the job during training camp, the Packers haven't needed an upgrade.

The only position that has come under fire is place kicker. Mason Crosby famously struggled during the 2012 season, converting 63.6% of his field goals. Even after Crosby struggled this past training camp and preseason, the Packers chose to stick with their embattled kicker. The result was an 89.2% conversion performance, Crosby's best in the NFL.

Accordingly, it doesn't seem likely that the Packers will replace any of their specialists.

Need Rating: 0/10

Jason Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Hook'em Headlines. His work has previously appeared on Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.

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