Linebacker Carl-Johan Bjork was on Green Bay's practice squad throughout last season. He will be on the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad this season. The 26-year-old Swedish player spent the 2006 season on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. He also played three seasons in NFL Europa.
Teams in the AFC North, AFC West, NFC South and NFC West divisions have been assigned players. Last year, the divisions opposite the aforementioned were assigned players.
More than 100 players competed at NFL International Player Development camps held in Europe and Asia in the past 12 months for the right to claim these coveted positions.
This year's class brings the total number of participants to 38 since the program's inception in 2004. One graduate of that initial class, Mexican guard Rolando Cantu, saw action in the Arizona Cardinals' regular-season finale against Indianapolis in 2005.