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Cheese Curds 8/14: The Battle at Receiver is Heating Up

Also: Mason Crosby is having a Goode time

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers Green Bay Press-Gazette-USA TODAY Sports

To say the Green Bay have a logjam at the wide receiver position is an understatement.

They actually have a full blown conundrum. In this case, it's a good conundrum.

Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb and Davante Adams are of course safe. Behind them however is where the mystery lies. Jeff Janis is the veteran of the remaining receivers, but is being pushed hard by second year men Geronimo Allison, Trevor Davis and Max McCaffery plus a plethora of rookies (DeAngelo Yancey, Malachi Dupre and Michael Clark).

Everyone got a chance to show what they could do against the Eagles and all showed something positive.

It's a competition sure to heat up as the preseason continues and you can read about that and more in today's cheese curds.

Competition pushing Packers' young receivers in roster

I would not want to be Ted Thompson when it comes to decide which receivers to keep on cut day. It's going to be a tough call.

Packers testing Allison on special

Speaking of the deep receiving corps, Allison played on nine of the 25 special teams snaps against the Eagles. Playing well on special teams could prove crucial to Allison making the team.

Brett Goode's return gives Mason Crosby

Head coach Mike McCarthy mentioned the field goal "operation" needed some work after a disastrous Family Night for Crosby and company. Bringing back the team's veteran long snapper will go a long way towards achieving that.

NFC North position rankings: Safety--Viking Update

Spoiler alert: even Vikings' writers think Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Morgan Burnett are really good.

Bears bring Roberto Aguayo on board after kicker's release from Tampa Bay--ESPN

The Buccaneers drafted Aguayo in the second round of last year's draft to replace Connor Barth. That's insane in itself.

Now after a brutal preseason opener, the Bucs cut Aguayo who was then signed by Chicago to compete with....Connor Barth.

Barth must feel like he's in "Groundhog Day."