5 Packers who won't survive the rest of the 2023 season

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2. Emanuel Wilson

After an excellent preseason, Emanuel Wilson surprisingly made Green Bay's 53-man roster, but he has barely played in the regular season. The Packers need their running backs to take on a variety of roles, and that requires trust.

"You have to prove it through practice. He's a talented guy, no question about that. But it's just that trust that he can go out there no matter what the defense gives us that he's going to be able to go out there and execute," said head coach Matt LaFleur, according to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

From pass protection to receiving ability to special teams, the Packers require versatility from their RB3. As of yet, Wilson hasn't proved himself in these areas. He also hasn't been productive when he has carried the football, rushing five times for just 11 yards.

Green Bay elevated Patrick Taylor from the practice squad to play ahead of Wilson. Since moving on from Taylor, the Packers signed veteran James Robinson, who will likely take on the RB3 duties.

It leaves Wilson in an awkward position. He remains on the 53-man roster but isn't contributing. The Packers aren't even playing him on special teams. Perhaps they keep a roster spot for him to let him develop, but that could become increasingly difficult.