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Cheese Curds, 5/16: Can Josh Jones still contribute for the Packers?

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The 2016 second-round pick hasn’t made a big impact through his first two seasons.

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Earlier this week, our 90-man roster ranking touched on several players classified as “holdovers.” These were players who, in large part, hung around on the roster for all or part of last season and will get another shot at the roster this season, despite not having a defined role or route to the roster.

Though he ranks much higher on the 90-man list, Josh Jones could be put in a similar category. Even now, heading into the third year of his NFL career, Jones doesn’t have much of a defined role in Green Bay. Is he a deep safety? A box safety? A hybrid linebacker? Does he have a spot on the roster at all?

These will likely remain open questions for several months to come, and Jones will have some competition as he tries to figure things out. Free agent signing Adrian Amos and first-round draft pick Darnell Savage Jr. could fairly be penciled in for starting roles. Beyond that, things are fairly open, but Jones will have to show he belongs to even have a shot at making an impact this year.

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