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Packers 2014 Roster Preview: Special Teams Players All on Long-Term Deals

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Each of the three key special teams players for the Packers are signed through at least next season.

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To prepare for training camp, we will be breaking down every player on the Green Bay Packers' 90-man roster in more detail, looking at contract terms and 2013 statistics, before we make our prediction for which players will make the 53-man roster at the end of training camp.

The Green Bay Packers have no challengers to their three key special teams players as we move into the 2014 season, and none of them have contracts which expire after the season. Let's take a look at the details and each player's performance from a year ago.

Kicker: #2 Mason Crosby

6'1", 207 pounds
How acquired: sixth-round draft pick (#194 overall), 2007

2014 Contract Details (signed through 2015)

Base salary: $2.65 million
Workout bonus: $150,000
Total compensation: $2.8 million
Salary cap number: $3.4 million

2013 Statistics

16 games played
Field goals: 33-for-37 (89.2%), 6-for-8 from 40-49 yards, 5-for-7 from 50+ yards
Extra points: 42-for-42
1 tackle

Crosby entered the season needing a career-best performance to earn back his salary which was converted into incentives; he did just that, posting a high in field goals made and field goal percentage. He also tied his career high in total points scored at 141, a mark he hit in his rookie year of 2007. He'll enter training camp with no competition this season.

Punter: #8 Tim Masthay

6'1", 200 pounds
How acquired: signed as free agent, 2010

2014 Contract Details (signed through 2016)

Base salary: $900,000
Workout bonus: $100,000
Total compensation: $1.1 million
Salary cap number: $1.24 million

2013 Statistics

16 games played
64 punts, 2,854 yards, 44.6 gross average, 23 inside 20-yard line
4 tackles

Masthay had another solid season, and started the year booming kickoffs out the back of the end zone as well before being replaced by Crosby mid-season after giving up a 109-yard touchdown return to the Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson.

Long Snapper: #61 Brett Goode

6'1", 255 pounds
How acquired: signed as free agent, 2008

2014 Contract Details (signed through 2015)

Base salary: $730,000
Workout bonus: $25,000
Total compensation: $755,000
Salary cap number: $$836,250

2013 Statistics

16 games played
No bad snaps, one tackle

And that's all we really need to say about that.