5 intriguing roster cuts the Packers should pursue on waivers

Could the Green Bay Packers find treasure on the waiver wire? We look at five potential additions to the roster.
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2. Bailey Zappe, quarterback

The Green Bay Packers appear to be okay with the top two at quarterback of Jordan Love and rookie Sean Clifford, but you never know when the waiver wire is going to change your plans a little bit. Bailey Zappe was a surprising cut for the New England Patriots, leaving Mac Jones without a backup heading into Wednesday.

With that being said, the former fourth-round pick out of Western Kentucky could be an intriguing addition to the Packers' roster as a third quarterback. With three years left on his rookie deal, it might not be terrible to get him in the QB room and see what kind of potential, if even just as a long-term backup, is there.

Zappe threw 92 passes in his rookie year (four games) and completed just shy of 71 percent of those passes with five touchdowns and three interceptions. The Patriots won each of the two games he started.

3. DeWayne McBride, running back

It would be incredible to see the Green Bay Packers stick it to their division rival Minnesota Vikings by snatching up a player the Vikings may be aiming to bring back to their practice squad. A lot of the NFL Draft experts out there really liked DeWayne McBride's projection to the NFL as a value late-round pick, but the Vikings obviously didn't see enough from him despite their RB position being in flux.

McBride fell later in the NFL Draft than his impressive rushing stats in college would indicate because he barely caught any passes. The C-USA Offensive Player of the Year had just two receptions for 10 yards last season, but over 1,700 rushing yards and 19 rushing touchdowns.

The Packers have Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon, and undrafted free agent gem Emanuel Wilson, but a player like McBride could be a nice fourth back on the roster.