5 takeaways from Day 1 of Packers training camp

  • Jordan Love update
  • Zach Tom to start?
  • Jonathan Garvin switches positions

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3. Jonathan Garvin moves to defensive tackle

Jonathan Garvin may have struggled to make the 53-man roster by remaining at edge rusher. And it appears he has made a position switch. According to Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Garvin was working with the defensive linemen during individual drills on Wednesday.

It's not a great sign for Garvin, as it potentially shows there wouldn't have been room for him on the roster at edge rusher.

But a position switch does give him a better opportunity. With Rashan Gary, Preston Smith, Lukas Van Ness, Kingsley Enagbare, and Justin Hollins ahead of him on the depth chart at edge rusher, Garvin may have struggled to make the roster barring a dominant training camp.

The Packers could do with additional help on the inside. Pro Bowler Kenny Clark is joined by an inexperienced defensive line featuring T.J. Slaton, second-year Devonte Wyatt, and rookies Colby Wooden and Karl Brooks.

A move inside might be what Garvin needs. He only made 1.5 sacks in three seasons at edge rusher, but an opportunity to play defensive tackle may help increase his chances of making the roster this summer.

Garvin is a player to watch in the coming weeks and in the preseason.