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Tuesday Cheese Curds: Time for the Packers to cut ties with Ty Montgomery?

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The fumble at the end of Sunday’s game against the Rams wouldn’t be the only reason

Green Bay Packers v Los Angeles Rams Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images

With more than 24 hours now having passed since the Green Bay Packers’ heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles’ Rams and the massive faux pas that ended it, there’s one question at the front of every Packers’ fans minds.

Should the Packers cut Ty Montgomery?

Now that head coach Mike McCarthy and Montgomery have both have weighed in on the bizarre end to the game, we can look at all sides to this story and come to a conclusion.

Yes, there is a case to be made for cutting the reciever-turned-running back and it doesn’t necessarily have to do with his game losing fumble at the end.

Even if you take Montgomery’s word that he didn’t know where he was when he caught the kickoff, there are still the anonymous quotes from players regarding Montgomery’s meltdown on the sideline when he was removed from the game on the previous offensive series.

Then there’s also his missed block that allowed Aaron Donald a free rush at Aaron Rodgers. You can’t do that.

Montgomery is expendable. Sure, the offense would miss his versatility in play design but with two rookie wide receivers beginning to emerge one would think the offense would survive.

Cutting Montgomery would expose him to waivers and you just know the New England Patriots would love to have him going into Sunday night’s game against Green Bay.

There is still the trade option, but with today being the deadline general manager Brian Gutekunst would have to move fast.

Regardless of outcome, the bell is beginning to toll on Montgomery’s time in Green Bay. It’s just a matter of when that final ring will come.

You can read more on the possibility of Montgomery moving on and other options the Packers have at the trade deadline in today’s cheese curds.

Packers have many reasons to move on from Ty Montgomery—

There are football-related reasons this move makes sense. When you add in the sideline behavior, it just adds another item to the list of charges and the clock is ticking for the running back.

Packers’ Ty Montgomery upset ‘at the state of humanity,’ says he’s been getting threats to his family after fumble—CBS Sports

Montgomery told his wife to stay home from a public appearance after receiving numerous threats after the game on Sunday.

Be better, Packers fans. The best fans in football don’t act like cowards hiding behind a user name and a keyboard.

Energized Packers’ defense just missing knockout blow—

One silver lining in the loss to the Rams was the overall play of the defense. They weren’t going to keep the Rams in check forever. Now they just need to build on it going against New England.

Packers 2018 trade deadline primer—Packers Wire

HaHa Clinton-Dix has been reported to be on the trading block for a few days and if the Packers add Montgomery to it, they could net some tantalizing players in return. Bruce Irvin or Shaq Barrett would help the pass rush woes.

Doctors remove live cricket from man’s ear canal—UPI

I am used to hearing crickets when I tell a joke but this guy took that to a whole different level.