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Packers 2016 Depth Chart Projection for Week 1

APC takes a stab at the pecking order at the Packers’ various positions for Sunday’s game.

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The Green Bay Packers kick off the 2016 season on Sunday afternoon against the Jacksonville Jaguars and now that we have a few days distance from the 53-man roster cut-down we can start to make sense of the team’s roster. We have put together a projected depth chart to account for the developments of the past several months, from the draft through training camp and all the way up to the latest roster moves this weekend.

Keep in mind this is just a projection, not a report of any formal depth chart announcement. The projected starter is listed first and in bold, followed by the backups in order.

This post will try to account for any injury issues present on the roster; for example, Jeff Janis and Trevor Davis both are nursing injuries (to a hand and a shoulder, respectively) and are therefore moved down the depth chart.



Aaron Rodgers, Brett Hundley, Joe Callahan

Running Back

Eddie Lacy, James Starks, Jhurell Pressley


Aaron Ripkowski

X Receiver

Davante Adams, Ty Montgomery, Jeff Janis, Trevor Davis

Y Receiver

Jordy Nelson, Jared Abbrederis, Jeff Janis, Trevor Davis

Slot Receiver

Randall Cobb, Jared Abbrederis, Ty Montgomery

Tight End

Richard Rodgers, Jared Cook, Justin Perillo

Left Tackle

David Bakhtiari, Jason Spriggs

Left Guard

Lane Taylor, Don Barclay


JC Tretter, Don Barclay

Right Guard

T.J. Lang, Don Barclay

Right Tackle

Bryan Bulaga, Kyle Murphy


Left End (5-tech)

Dean Lowry, Letroy Guion, Kenny Clark

Nose Tackle

Letroy Guion, Kenny Clark

Right End (3-tech)

Mike Daniels, Kenny Clark, Christian Ringo

Left OLB

Nick Perry, Julius Peppers, Datone Jones


Jake Ryan, Joe Thomas


Blake Martinez, Joe Thomas

Right OLB

Clay Matthews, Jayrone Elliott, Kyler Fackrell

Left Cornerback

Damarious Randall, Quinten Rollins, Josh Hawkins

Strong Safety

Morgan Burnett, Micah Hyde, Marwin Evans

Free Safety

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Chris Banjo, Kentrell Brice

Right Cornerback

Sam Shields, LaDarius Gunter, Quinten Rollins

Slot Cornerback

Quinten Rollins, Micah Hyde, Damarious Randall, LaDarius Gunter, Josh Hawkins


Kick Returner

Micah Hyde, Ty Montgomery, Jared Abbrederis, Trevor Davis

Punt Returner

Micah Hyde, Jared Abbrederis, Trevor Davis, Quinten Rollins


Mason Crosby


Jake Schum


Jake Schum, Randall Cobb

Long Snapper

Brett Goode, Don Barclay, Justin Perillo