The forgotten five: Guys who can help the Green Bay Packers reach Super Bowl 50

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The hopes of a place in next year’s Super Bowl 50 for the Green Bay Packers lay firmly in the hands of Aaron Rodgers and his star-studded cast, and a lot has to happen between now and the start of the season to maintain the talented roster of 2014.

It is important that Ted Thompson is able to re-sign the players he feels the team needs to succeed again in 2015.

Free agents include star receiver Randall Cobb, consistent right tackle Bryan Bulaga and veteran corner Tramon Williams.

From here, Thompson will look to improve areas of need in free agency and in the draft, which takes place at the end of April.

While the Packers will absolutely be looking for good-value free agents and top young prospects in the draft to improve on an already impressive roster, there could very well be players already on the team that are ready to step in to help the Packers reach Super Bowl 50.

Here are my five forgotten players who could be poised for important roles in 2015:

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