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Packers could cut CB Shemar Jean-Charles

The Packers drafted Shemar Jean-Charles in the fifth round two years ago, but he hasn't been able to get on the field regularly.

According to Pro Football Reference, Jean-Charles only played 75 snaps last season, three on defense and 72 on special teams.

Jean-Charles will face competition for a roster spot this summer.

When healthy, the Packers' top three at cornerback are Jaire Alexander, Rasul Douglas, and Eric Stokes. While Stokes recovers from injury, Keisean Nixon is expected to start in the slot.

Corey Ballentine helped Green Bay's special teams last season, and the Packers drafted Carrington Valentine in April. Kiondre Thomas, Tyrell Ford, and William Hooper will also provide competition over the summer.

Jean-Charles has only played 40 defensive snaps in his first two seasons and he doesn't play regularly enough on special teams. With the depth the Packers have at cornerback, it won't be easy for Jean-Charles to increase his snap counts this year.

Being able to play special teams may prove to be the difference in the competition for the fifth or sixth spots at cornerback on the roster.

Jean-Charles was a draft pick only a couple of years ago, but he needs to make an impact this summer to ensure he makes the roster.