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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2. Sean Clifford

The Packers have three quarterbacks competing for the backup job, and they have combined for zero passes thrown in the regular season.

Green Bay drafted Penn State's Sean Clifford in the fifth round, so the assumption was he would win the backup job unless the Packers brought in a veteran. Competition comes from Danny Etling and new addition Alex McGough, who won the USFL MVP award earlier this year.

Clifford may have been a draft pick, but it's in no way guaranteed that the fifth-round rookie will make the Packers' roster. Early reports from training camp suggest Etling is currently ahead of him.

Etling has been getting second-team reps over Clifford, which is notable. If the Packers believed Clifford would be their No. 2 this season, surely giving him as many reps as possible would make sense.

While Etling hasn't thrown a pass in the regular season, he has been in the league since 2018. He has plenty of preseason experience, and just being in the NFL this long gives him an advantage. Etling has played under some great quarterbacks, including Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.

Clifford has it all to do to win the backup quarterback job this summer.