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Packers work out 4 players, per report

Defensive linemen Brandin Bryant, Lars Koht and Joey Mbu as well as offensive tackle Lawrence Walker worked out for the Packers, who have an open spot on their practice squad. 

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With the bye week providing the coaching staff an opportunity for evaluation, the Green Bay Packers continue to look for ways to improve their roster. According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the team worked out defensive linemen Brandin Bryant, Lars Koht and Joey Mbu as well as offensive tackle Lawrence Walker.

Bryant, Koht and Walker entered the league this past April as undrafted free agents while Mbu spent time on the Atlanta Falcons' 53-man roster in 2015. Both Bryant (6-foot-2, 289 pounds) and Koht (6-5, 283) fit the bill as either a five- or three-tech in Dom Capers' 3-4 base defense while Mbu (6-3, 310) possesses the length and mass to play at each position across the line. Walker (6-3, 317) appears best suited for guard.

After releasing cornerback Robertson Daniel on Tuesday, the Packers' 10-man practice squad includes just nine players. Perhaps one of the four players the team worked out could fill the vacant spot, though as of yet the team has not announced any signing.

The number of defensive linemen the Packers worked out could also relate to the Packers' lack of healthy depth in the trenches. Though the recent elevation of Brian Price to the 53-man roster gives the team six full-time defensive linemen, Letroy Guion has missed most of the last two games with a knee injury. Green Bay regains the services of Mike Pennel after his suspension concludes, but that takes place after their Week 5 tilt with the New York Giants.

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.