Preparations for the new season are well underway. This week, the Green Bay Packers begin their organized team activities.
While most of the Packers' offseason additions have been made, don't be surprised if the team makes a couple of signings over the summer. Green Bay signed De'Vondre Campbell in June two years ago. Campbell didn't just become an instant starter, but a first-team All-Pro in his first season.
To sign a player, the Packers must make sure there's room on the roster. With so much competition for roster spots, these three players may struggle to make the 53.
Packers could cut S Dallin Leavitt
The Packers re-signed safety Dallin Leavitt to a one-year deal worth $1.4 million this offseason. However, they could still move on. According to Over The Cap, the Packers would only pay $150,000 in dead money if they released Leavitt.
According to Pro Football Reference, Leavitt played on the second-most special teams snaps for the Packers last season, and that will help his chances.
But the Packers have good depth at safety and will have to make some tough decisions.
Along with starter Darnell Savage, Green Bay re-signed Rudy Ford, signed Tarvarius Moore and Jonathan Owens, and drafted Anthony Johnson Jr. Second-year Tariq Carpenter is also in the mix for a roster spot.
Moore was a key special teams player for the San Francisco 49ers and he could take on a similar role in Green Bay.
Leavitt's special teams work might be enough to make the roster, but there is a lot of competition at safety.