Lock: Aaron Rodgers.
Good bets: Graham Harrell.
Bubble: B.J. Coleman.
Long shots: None.
Comment: With five practices remaining in training camp and nine until the Packers kick off the regular season, time is running out to replace Harrell as the No. 2 quarterback. However, Harrell needs to get the offense moving after the three-and-out-a-thon of the first two preseason games. With Coleman getting just a series in each of two preseason games, it's almost as if the Packers are trying to keep him under the radar. Prediction (2): Rodgers and Harrell make the team, with Coleman on the practice squad.
Good bet: RB Cedric Benson.
Comment: The addition of Benson adds a wrinkle to what was a pretty locked-down position group entering training camp. Saine and Starks are injured, with Saine (hamstring) expected back next week and Starks (turf toe) iffy to be back for the regular season. Before camp, Starks was the obvious No. 1 player in the backfield. Now, that's not the case, though a source told Packer Report that "too much" was being made of how Benson's addition might impact the oft-injured Starks' roster security. Still, Saine is far more valuable on special teams than Starks. Prediction (4): Green, Benson, Starks and Kuhn make the roster, with Tyler on the practice squad.
Comment: Driver's having an excellent camp but with young stars in line for new contracts and the depth at the position, he's not a lock. Jones could be used as trade bait to upgrade the offensive line depth. Nonetheless, it would be a surprise to see either of them playing elsewhere in September. Borel was having an excellent camp, too, until a groin injury hurt his prospects. We told you about Boykin before his big preseason performance. Prediction (6): The Big 5 and Borel make the cut, with Moss and Boykin on the practice squad.
Locks: Jermichael Finley.
Bubble: Tom Crabtree.
Comment: Williams has had a stellar training camp, and while Taylor has been up and down, he's a core player on special teams. Crabtree adds grit and probably makes it, too, but he's dropped a lot of passes. Quarless seems destined for the PUP list and Bostick is an interesting prospect after starring in college at wide receiver Prediction (4): Finley, Williams, Taylor and Crabtree.
Good bets: OT Andrew Datko.
Comment: Dietrich-Smith is the only proven commodity among the backups. With Sherrod seemingly destined for PUP, the No. 3 tackle position is up for grabs. Taylor has had his moments and easily could take the job away from the improving but up-and-down Datko, but the tiebreaker in most personnel decisions boils down to which player was drafted most recently. Wells, a late addition, has started at all five positions, which makes him a valuable asset. He's running out of time, though, to prove he should be on the team. Prediction (9): The starting five, Dietrich-Smith, Datko, Wells and a player not on the roster, with Draheim on the practice squad.
Bubble: DE Philip Merling.
Comment: The underrated Wilson simply lines up with the first unit every day and is solid against the run. Daniels is a fourth-round pick with pass-rush potential; general manager Ted Thompson generally keeps his draft picks and the Packers need pass rushers. If Muir makes it, he can take some of the workload off of Raji. With a strong push, Merling could unseat Wilson or Muir. Wynn needs to make something happen ASAP. Hargrove brings a lot of energy but the pass-rushing ability he's shown in previous stops hasn't shown up in Green Bay. Prediction (6): Pickett, Raji, Worthy, Wilson, Daniels and Muir, with Guy on the practice squad.
Comment: You wonder if the Packers are begging the NFLPA to sign off on a proposal that would allow teams to designate one player (Bishop, in this case) to come back from injured reserve at midseason. Otherwise, it's going to be hard to reserve a roster spot for a player who may not be healthy until late in the season — if at all. Prediction (9): Matthews, Perry, Moses, Walden make it among the outside linebackers, Hawk, Smith and Francois make it among the inside linebackers, and Jones and Lattimore can play inside and outside and serve as core players on special teams. Manning sticks around on the practice squad.
Comment: If House's shoulder improves through rehab, he'll not only make the team but be a key member on defense. If House needs surgery, his season is probably over. That would open the door for Ross, who's quietly having a good camp. At safety, Jennings could start or he could be released. That's how wide open the competition is with two preseason games remaining. A fourth-round pick, McMillian is practically a lock. The final spot boils down to special teams for Richardson and Levine. Prediction (10): Woodson, Williams, Shields, Hayward, Bush, House, Burnett, Jennings, McMillian and Richardson make the team, with Ross to the practice squad for a second consecutive year. Ross, however, is good enough to get claimed off waivers. In which case, the versatile Pellerin gets the nod.
Good bets: None.
Long shots: None.
Comment: The Packers have about as good a trio as there is in the league. Prediction (3): Crosby, Masthay and Goode.
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