Given the log jam at wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, many had Trevor Davis either not making the team or squarely on the roster bubble.
Normally when a player injures their hamstring in the first week of camp and doesn’t practice again until the final week, that’s a bad sign for a bubble player’s chances.
In Davis’ case however, it may have actually helped secure his spot on the roster. Davis is still one of the fastest players on the team and is second over the last two seasons in punt returns averaging 12.2 yards per return. No other player on the Packers has come close to putting Davis’ return job in jeopardy though the team has experimented with players like Jaire Alexander returning kicks.
Head coach Mike McCarthy even called him the team’s “best gunner” last season.
Take that, Jeff Janis.
You can read more on how Davis’ wasted preseason likely didn’t hurt his roster standing and more in today’s cheese curds.
He’ll get buried on the receiver depth chart, but Davis remains an absolute weapon on special teams which is likely enough for him to stay in Green Bay for 2018.
The newly acquired Morrison brings both needed depth and experience to the inside linebackers. He brings an intensity that the defense needs and has quite the life story as well.
The guys over at Packers Wire think Green Bay keeps three quarterbacks, a prediction this APC staffer agrees with as well.
Remember when people wanted Adams cut and Janis to replace him? That was neat. All Adams has done since is become of the best receivers in the league and was paid like it this offseason.
Kangaroos prefer Foster’s, mate.