Green Bay Packers cut roster down to 53 players -- here's a breakdown

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Across the league Tuesday, Aug. 31, NFL teams are putting the puzzle pieces together for their opening day roster. 

Practice squad players can officially be signed after clearing waivers. NFL teams are allowed to sign up to 16 players to the practice squad.

According to Packers.com, here's how the initial roster for the 2021 season breaks down, position by position, with players kept, released, or given injury/suspension designations.

QB (2): 12 Aaron Rodgers, 10 Jordan Love

    Released: 7 Kurt Benkert

RB (3): 33 Aaron Jones, 28 AJ Dillon, 32 Kylin Hill

    Released: 22 Dexter Williams, 27 Patrick Taylor

WR (6): 17 Davante Adams, 13 Allen Lazard, 83 Marquez Valdes-Scantling, 18 Randall Cobb, 8 Amari Rodgers, 86 Malik Taylor

    Released: 19 Equanimeous St. Brown, 88 Juwann Winfree, 84 Reggie Begelton, 6 Damon Hazelton

TE (4): 89 Marcedes Lewis, 85 Robert Tonyan, 81 Josiah Deguara, 49 Dominique Dafney

    Reserve/suspended: 87 Jace Sternberger

    Released: 45 Bronson Kaufusi

OL (9): 74 Elgton Jenkins, 77 Billy Turner, 62 Lucas Patrick, 71 Josh Myers, 70 Royce Newman, 76 Jon Runyan, 73 Yosh Nijman, 79 Dennis Kelly, 67 Jake Hanson

    Physically unable to perform: 69 David Bakhtiari

    Released: 64 Ben Braden, 78 Cole Van Lanen, 65 Coy Cronk, 60 Jacob Capra

DL (6): 97 Kenny Clark, 94 Dean Lowry, 96 Kingsley Keke, 95 Tyler Lancaster, 93 T.J. Slaton, 90 Jack Heflin

    Released: 99 Willington Previlon, 98 Carlo Kemp, 72 Abdullah Anderson

OLB (5): 55 Za'Darius Smith, 91 Preston Smith, 52 Rashan Gary, 53 Jonathan Garvin, 47 Chauncey Rivers

    Released: 50 Tipa Galea'i, 75 Delontae Scott

ILB (5): 59 De'Vondre Campbell, 51 Krys Barnes, 42 Oren Burks, 44 Ty Summers, 58 Isaiah McDuffie

    Released: 57 Ray Wilborn, 46 De'Jon Harris

CB (6): 23 Jaire Alexander, 20 Kevin King, 21 Eric Stokes, 39 Chandon Sullivan, 22 Shemar Jean-Charles, 24 Isaac Yiadom

    Released: 48 Kabion Ento, 34 Stephen Denmark, 30 Rojesterman Farris

S (4): 31 Adrian Amos, 26 Darnell Savage, 41 Henry Black, 36 Vernon Scott

    Released: 40 Christian Uphoff, 38 Innis Gaines

Spec (2): 2 Mason Crosby, 43 Hunter Bradley

    Released: 6 JK Scott, 35 J.J. Molson

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