Could the secondary be one of the deepest positions on the Green Bay Packers' roster?
It very well could be, judging by the results of training camp and three preseason games. The backups have been playing particularly well, specifically Kentrell Brice and Marwin Evans.
Brice got the start over Ha Ha Clinton-Dix who was held out for precautionary reasons and made the most of his chance. His 42-yard near-pick six set up a Packers touchdown to give Green Bay a 10-0 lead.
As for Evans, he made his mark with two tackles and two third-down deflections.
Given where the unit was a year ago, seeing the younger players take full advantage of their opportunities is a welcome sign for the Packers. Of course, preseason reps are one thing and regular season reps against starters are something else.
Still one must be encouraged by what the secondary has shown so far in 2017. Hopefully this means the nightmare performance of 2016 isn't set for an encore.
You can read more about Brice, Evans and more in today's cheese curds.
Kentrell Brice, Marwin Evans keep making plays in Packers' secondary--Packers.com
The youngsters are playing well and that should give Packers fans a sense of calm with the regular season less than two weeks away.
Dougherty: Packers must find help for thin offensive line--PackersNews.com
To say the backup offensive line was terrible against the Broncos would be an understatement. Pete Dougherty argues the Packers miss J.C Tretter and that Jason Spriggs needs help.
Green Bay Packers: Interest in Brooks indicates team's concern with defensive depth-La Crosse Tribune
Jason Wilde says the pursuit of Ahmad Brooks shows the Packers are worried about their outside linebacker depth especially with Nick Perry's injury.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was pumped up for Jerry Kelly's victory--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Madison-area golfer won the Boeing Championship and Rodgers made it clear how he felt. Isn't Rodgers just the best?
Cameron Meredith's injury leaves the Bears even thinner at wide receiver--Chicago Tribune
No schadenfreude here. You hate to see any team lose a key player for the year in a preseason game.