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Cheese Curds, 9/8: Packers’ roster takes shape over busy Labor Day weekend

Green Bay’s roster for the upcoming season will be fluid as always — probably even more so than usual this year — but we now have our first look at how this team will operate in 2020.

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Five days. We are only five days away from the first game of the 2020 Green Bay Packers’ football season. As this strange offseason and training camp winds down, the Packers roster is becoming more clear, as the 53-man roster was released and practice squad players are signed.

The were quite a few surprised for Packers fan when the 53 man roster was announced. One that sent Twitter into a frenzy was the release of Jake Kumerow. Rodgers had recently heaped praise onto the Wisconsin native, but he ultimately did not make the cut.

Read below to catch up on more roster moves leading up to week 1.

Packers sign speedy corner Parry Nickerson after putting Kamal Martin, Kabion Ento on IR | Packers News

The Packers placed on of their cornerbacks on injury reserve but were quick to fill up the spot. Nickerson has bounced around the league after being drafted by the New York Jets in 2018.

Packers signing WR Robert Foster to the practice squad | FanSided

Another reported signing, this time to the practice squad, is the former Buffalo Bills wide receiver. The Packers already have a solid 5 man rotation at wideout, so he will most likely only see regular season time due to an injury. This signing is not yet official, however, so keep an eye out.

Packers taking a look at veteran center Justin Britt | Packers News

The Green Bay Packers lineman situation is interesting to say the least. No one really knows who is starting, and the Packers have said they will not release the starters until game time on Sunday. The Packers do not really have a back up center, so the 4 year starter with the Seattle Seahawks might be a good fit.

Jake Kumerow lands on Buffalo Bills practice squad | 24/7 Sports

Jake Kumerow may have not made it with the Packers, but he will reportedly get another shot at the NFL, this time with the Buffalo Bills.

Bear necessities? Furry visitor on the prowl in California store | Reuters

When I first read this headline, I knew I had to paws and read this story. This furry fella made his way into the store, and bearly made it out with anything. Last time he visited, he left with a bag of tortilla chips.