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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has complimented

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wide receivers Jake Kumerow and Marquez Valdes-Scantling for their work in the offseason program Adrian Amos Jersey , but he isn’t the only one handing out praise to wideouts in Green Bay.Head coach Matt LaFleur had a positive reaction to what Trevor Davis did on the field this spring. The 2016 fifth-round pick had two stints on injured reserve last season and didn’t catch any passes in the two games he did play. That left him a bit under the radar, but he was able to catch LaFleur’s eye.“A guy that may have been forgotten a little bit is Trevor Davis,” LaFleur said, via Madison.com. “He made a lot of great plays down the field. He has speed. That’s one thing I love about our group is our guys can run. Anytime you have a group of receivers who can run, you have a chance. I’ve been really impressed with him. I feel like he’s come a long way. The effort and the intensity level with which he practices has certainly improved.”Rodgers said Davis make one play every day “that jumps out on the film” and offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett credited the wideout with making “electric catches,” which wasn’t a regular part of Davis’s portfolio when healthy in his first two seasons.Davis saw more action as a returner than a wideout in those years, but feels he’s gotten a “clean slate” from the new staff. With a lot of competition for snaps alongside Davante Adams, he’ll have to keep rolling come training camp for that to extend into the regular season. A rookie Tramon Williams Jersey , a journeyman, and a veteran all joined the Packers this year and found small roles to play."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections The APC PodcastPackers Film RoomFantasy Football AdviceCSTShareTweetShareSharePackers 2018 ILB Acquisitions: Oren Burks’ career starts slow, Antonio Morrison finds a roleBenny Sieu-USA TODAY SportsOver a two week span, Acme Packing Company takes a look at each position group on the Green Bay Packers and provides grades and insight on how they performed in the 2018 season. Today we examine the inside linebacker group.The Green Bay Packers added four players to their inside linebacker group in the 2018 season, a group that consisted of one draft pick, one undrafted rookie, one journeyman, and one last minute veteran. All were added with specific roles in mind Jimmy Graham Jersey , and to varying degrees, they filled their roles. None stood out as stars or immediate impact players. Still, with Blake Martinez leading the NFC in tackles, role players were pivotal.Oren BurksHow Acquired: Third-round pick in 2018 NFL Draft (No. 88 overall)2018 Stats: 24 tackles (18 solo)Burks came in with some high expectations. A third round pick is generally expected to see the field a fair amount. Burks hurt his shoulder coming out of training camp and did not get a fast start. He managed just four starts through the course of the season. He is a smaller linebacker and the hope was he could be involved in the pass game. If he can stay healthy, then he still have a chance to be a valuable player, but he has not found a way to be an every down player yet.Antonio MorrisonHow Acquired: Trade with Indianapolis Colts (Aug. 26th)2018 Stats: 48 tackles (27 solo)Morrison joined the Packers late in training camp, coming over from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for cornerback Lenzy Pipkins. Morrison started 15 games for the Colts last year and started eight games for the Packers in 2018. He found a role as a run-stuffer in the Packers’ defense, but was not an every down player. He managed to help around the line of scrimmage and clean up plays in the run game.Korey ToomerHow Acquired: Signed as unrestricted free agent (Sept. 3)2018 Stats: 3 solo tacklesToomer was added just after final cuts for his ability to play special teams. He did see 12 snaps on the defensive side of the ball Muhammad Wilkerson Jersey , but was mostly cast as a special teams player. He had a limited role on the team and was eventually released in late November.James CrawfordHow acquired: Undrafted rookie free agent signing2018 Stats: 9 tackles (8 solo), one fumble recoveryAfter playing in the second halves of preseason games on defense, Crawford ended up making the team thanks in large part to a dominant special teams performance in the fourth and final exhibition game. He became a core part of Ron Zook’s units, and although they were arguably the worst special teams in the league, Crawford was not necessarily a reason for it. He lined up on the field for over 70% of the team’s special teams snaps, and the front office may view him as a core special teams player moving forward into 2019.

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