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Packers release CB Robertson Daniel from practice squad

Daniel also spent time with the team in 2015.

NFL: Green Bay Packers-Training Camp Mark Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

While the Green Bay Packers players have gone their separate ways for the bye week, the front office continues to tinker with the roster. On Tuesday, the team announced the release of cornerback Robertson Daniel from the practice squad.

A former undrafted free agent out of BYU, Daniel spent last season between Green Bay's practice squad and 53-man roster, battled through training camp for a spot with the 2016 edition of the team. He fell short, receiving his release as part of the final cutdown in early September. However, the team brought him back to the practice squad after elevating defensive lineman Brian Price to the 53 before Week 3.

Daniel's latest stay with the team didn't last long, however. With top cornerback Sam Shields expected to return in the near future from a concussion and rookie Josh Hawkins recovered after missing the opening two weeks with a hamstring issue, the Packers no longer had need for Daniel's services.

The release of Daniel reopens a spot on Green Bay's 10-man practice squad. As of yet, the team has not elected to fill it.

Jason B. Hirschhorn is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America and covers the NFL for Sports on Earth and SB Nation. He also serves as the senior writer and editor for Acme Packing Company, a Green Bay Packers blog.