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Packers Roster Cut Deadline: Tracking the 2014 Cuts to Reach 53

Following Thursday's final preseason game, the Green Bay Packers held 75 players on the active roster. By 3 PM Central on Saturday, they'll be at 53. We'll keep you updated as best we can with all the roster moves.

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Ted Thompson hates the final cut-down after the preseason. As a bubble player for much of his pro football career, he can sympathize with the young players whom he has to release better than many other General Managers around the NFL. However, sympathy is not a valued commodity in the league, and the deadline to reach a 53-man active roster is approaching quickly.

We have good guesses at a number of the names who will end up on the waiver wire over the next several hours, but there will undoubtedly be some surprises in the mix as well. While we await the final list, hop over to our final 53-man roster projection to see which players we expect the Packers to carry as they travel to Seattle next Thursday night.

Keep your browsers here as we keep track of every release and roster transaction that the Packers make, and sound off in the comments with your reactions.


8:46 AM: Wes Hodkiewicz tweeted that running back Michael Hill has been released.

9:00 AM: Rob Demovsky tweeted that the Packers will only be keeping two quarterbacks. So is it Matt Flynn or Scott Tolzien?

9:04 AM: Nate Palmer is likely to be placed on Injured Reserve, and we have three confirmed cuts so far, per Tom Silverstein.

9:20 AM: An APC reader reminded us that tackle Aaron Adams has a torn ACL and a torn MCL, and he will likely be placed on IR as well.

9:25 AM: Running back LaDarius Perkins has been cut, but sounds like he'll be sticking around:

9:36 AM: Guard Jordan McCray is up next:

10:16 AM: Linebacker Jake Doughty has been released, but he might be sticking around.

10:37 AM: Wide receiver Alex Gillett is next, but he's a possible candidate for the practice squad.

10:46 AM: Tanner Miller is next:

11:03 AM: Jumal Rolle has been released, but he's likely to not clear through waivers.

11:44 AM: A key special-teams player, safety Chris Banjo has been released. If he isn't claimed on waivers, he may join the practice squad.

11:58 AM: Myles White, one of the wide receivers on the bubble, has been released. He could be placed on the practice squad if he clears waivers.

12:03 PM: The Patriots have released former Packers defensive tackle Jerel WorthyAs Tom Silverstein notes, this means that Green Bay won't receive anything for trading him.

12:34 PM: According to Bill Huber of Packer Report, Green Bay has released defensive lineman Carlos GrayHuber also reports that Mike Pennel has made the team.

12:47 PM: Adrian Hubbard announced his release through his twitter account.

12:58 PM: Despite Hubbard's tweets, the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Wes Hodkiewicz reports that Adrian Hubbard will be placed on the Packers' injured reserve. We aren't yet sure which is the case, but he likely has been waived judging from Hubbard's own reaction.

1:20 PM: With wide receiver Kevin Dorsey being cut, Jeff Janis has made the 53-man roster.

2:23 PM: It's been fairly quite on the tight end front all day up until this point. Jake Stoneburner is out:

5:40 PM: The Packers have announced the final roster through their website. They also announced that Khyri Thornton, Aaron Adams, Nate Palmer, and Jake Stoneburner have been placed on IR.

Full List of Players Released

RB Michael Hill
OL John Fullington
CB Ryan White
G Jordan McCray
RB LaDarius Perkins
LB Jake Doughty
WR Alex Gillett
S Tanner Miller
CB Jumal Rolle
S Chris Banjo
WR Myles White
DL Carlos Gray
WR Kevin Dorsey
OLB Adrian Hubbard
TE Justin Perillo
DL Luther Robinson
OL Jeremy Vujnovich
C Garth Gerhart

Injured Reserve

LB Nate Palmer
DL Khyri Thornton


T Aaron Adams
TE Jake Stoneburner

The Packers 2014 Week 1 roster is now set.