The final preseason game for the Green Bay Packers is in the books. Now it's time for decisions to be made.
Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy and the rest of the Packers brain trust have four samples of tape to reference in their evaluations when making the final 22 roster cuts this weekend.
Although there were more positives than negatives, here are the players who hurt their stock the most in Green Bay's victory over New Orleans:
Kennard Backman, Mitchell Henry and Justin Perillo
The Packers really don't know who will serve as its No. 3 tight end behind Richard Rodgers and Andrew Quarless. While quarterback Brett Hundley torched the Saints for four touchdowns and 236 yards, Backman, Henry and Perillo combined to only catch two passes for 31 yards. None of them were productive, which is disappointing.
Backman has been the only one to flash potential on offense this preseason. He's caught a few good passes over the four-game stretch, including a 4-yard touchdown last Saturday from Hundley against the Eagles.
This has kind of been the norm for Demetri Goodson this preseason. Goodson — a player on the roster bubble — only played in one preseason game because of injuries. The second-year cornerback from Baylor missed yesterday's contest while two corners battling him for a roster spot made plays. LaDarius Gunter was easily the Packers' best player at the position this preseason, and made a great deflection to stop a potential touchdown pass in the end zone against the Saints. Tay Glover-Wright got in on the action later by picking off quarterback Garrett Grayson. We know how valuable Goodson can be, but the Packers need him to be available. We'll see if he's one of the cuts this weekend.