4 Packers already tumbling down the depth chart at training camp

These four Packers players are already falling down the depth at training camp.
Green Bay Packers running back Patrick Taylor
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3. Yosh Nijman

Right tackle was among the most highly anticipated positional battles entering training camp, with Yosh Nijman competing with second-year Zach Tom. Nijman has the experience advantage, but Tom impressed when given opportunities in his rookie season.

Through two days of practice, Tom has been the starting right tackle.

The two had alternated first-team reps during the offseason workout program. That has changed. It sure seems that the Packers have Tom ahead in the competition for now. Nijman filled in for David Bakhtiari on the left side, but Bakhtiari is locked into that position in the regular season.

Again, there's time for things to change, but Nijman faces the possibility of losing a starting job this season. Nijman has played both tackle spots for the Packers, making 21 starts over the past two years.

If Tom wins the right tackle job this summer, Nijman would likely become the Packers' top backup at both tackle spots. That should still lead to plenty of playing time, but probably less than Nijman would've hoped for.

This positional battle is far from over. It's early days in training camp. But it appears Tom has overtaken Nijman in the competition to start at right tackle this season.