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2017 Packers Roster Breakdown

Packers 2016 Grades: Specialists let fans kick back and relax

Green Bay’s kickers did a solid job this season, but Mason Crosby capped off the year with a bang in Dallas.

2016 safety additions: Pair of UDFAs provided solid depth

Kentrell Brice and Marwin Evans became too valuable to release during the 2016 preseason, becoming contributors well into the playoffs.

2016 Safety Grades: Clinton-Dix & Burnett take another step forward

The Packers’ starting safeties have become a force to be reckoned with.

2017 CB free agents: Hyde's value soars during playoffs

Micah Hyde's late-season and playoff run could secure him a lucrative new contract.

2016 CB Acquisitions: Undrafted rookies have virtually no impact

There was very little shown this year from the new cornerbacks other than promise.

2016 CB Grades: Second-years fell far below high expectations

The loss of Sam Shields left a young cornerback group rudderless without a veteran leader.

2017 Free Agent ILBs: Joe Thomas and Jordan Tripp

Green Bay’s “coverage” linebacker should return in 2017, but the team will need to offer him a new contract to bring him back.

2016 ILB Acquisitions: Martinez played a big role early

Blake Martinez added talent and depth to a very young position group.

2016 ILB Grades: Young group was unspectacular

The inside linebacking corps did not suffer many huge breakdowns, but the gains were modest.

2017 free-agent OLBs: Nick Perry carries hefty price tag

Nick Perry's big season should net him a lucrative multi-year deal.

2016 OLB additions: Perry proves himself on 1-year deal

After four disappointing seasons, Nick Perry finally broke out in 2016.

2016 OLB Grades: Perry impressed as other players disappointed

With a few highlight plays, the outside linebackers failed to live up to high expectations in 2016.

2017 Free Agent Preview: Decision time on Christian Ringo

The Packers have one defensive lineman hitting the open market this spring, but they can easily bring him back if they so choose.

2016 DL Additions: Clark and Lowry show potential as rookies

Green Bay added a couple of linemen through the draft, and both showed reasons for fans to be optimistic about their futures.

2016 DL Grades: Mike Daniels shepherds young group in decent year

Green Bay’s vocal leader on defense was also the star of his position group - moving forward, he’ll need a player to emerge next to him to make the defensive line a true force on the defense.

2017 free agents: Big decision on Lang awaits

The Packers have to decide whether to sign Pro Bowl guard T.J. Lang to a third contract.

2016 OL additions: Spriggs has quiet rookie year

Jason Spriggs played tackle, guard, and tight end during his first year in Green Bay.

2016 OL Grades: Bakhtiari, Lang led an excellent group

The offensive line was the most consistent group all year for the Packers.

2017 Free Agents: Jared Cook had a blast while improving the offense

Though he missed six games due to injury, there’s no question that the Packers hit on their big signing at the tight end position.

2016 TE Grades: It takes a lot to make a stew

Green Bay didn’t get huge numbers from the tight end position, but they did finally find an impact player.

2017 free-agent wideouts: Allison hits exclusive-rights free agency

The Packers' top rookie wideout also becomes an exclusive-rights free agent this offseason.

2016 Packers WR additions: Allison becomes a playoff starter

The Packers found a gem in undrafted free agent Geronimo Allison.

2016 WR Grades: Nelson and Adams bounce back from injury

Green Bay’s receiving corps start off the season slowly, but found their groove midway through the season - not coincidentally around the same time that their quarterback did the same.

2017 Free Agent RBs: Should Lacy and/or Michael return?

The Packers have decisions to make about five players in the offensive backfield who have expiring contracts.

Packers 2016’ RB additions were a revolving door of blah

The Packers added a whole bunch of players at the running back position in 2016, but most of those who came from outside the organization failed to impress.

Packers 2016 RB Grades: A Wide Receiver leads the way

The Packers were led in rushing by a converted wide receiver, and the position as a whole suffered injury after injury in 2016.

2016 QB Additions: Why did Joe Callahan have a roster spot?

The Packers’ third-stringer had a nice preseason, but was it really worth it for the team to have him on the 53 when they did?

2016 QB Grades: Rodgers returns to MVP-caliber play

It was a rough first half of the season, but the Packers got their quarterback back to his elite form down the stretch in 2016.