The Green Bay Packers will round out the 2013 preseason on Thursday as they take on the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite being in different conferences, these teams are quite familiar with each other when it comes to the practice season. This year marks the third in a row that these teams have squared off in August.
Shortly after Thursday night’s contest, the Packers will need to dwindle their roster down to the final 53 players that they will bring into week one of the regular season. There are still quite a few players battling for their spot on the roster and on the depth chart.
Today, we started our “Initial 53-Man Roster Prediction” series in which our writers at ALLGBP.com predict who they think will end up on this year’s Packers team. Be sure to check back regularly for each writer’s list.
This offseason and preseason has been an exciting one for the Packers. With several veteran departures and with many new faces, the decision as to who stays and who goes will truly come down to this last game, in many cases. Let’s take a look at some of those players who need to have a solid showing and some of the position battles as they come down to the wire.