Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  By PAUL IMIG  |  Last updated 9/23/13
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The fumbled kickoff return in Sunday's Week 3 game will be the last for Jeremy Ross in a Green Bay Packers uniform. The team announced Monday afternoon that Ross has been released. Ross fumbled a punt return near the goal line in the Packers' divisional-round loss last season at San Francisco. Despite that, Green Bay gave Ross another chance this season in an effort to get star wide receiver Randall Cobb off of special teams. In Week 1 this season, Ross made a bad decision to take a kick return out of the end zone and was tackled within the 10 yard line, setting the Packers up with poor field position. When Ross ran up to catch a short kickoff in Week 3 at Cincinnati, he mishandled it and gave the Bengals the ball at the 2 yard line. Ross, 25, was signed to Green Bay's practice squad Oct. 17, 2012 and called him up to the active roster on Dec. 1. In his short career with the Packers, Ross had six punt returns for 123 yards. He also had nine kick returns for 161 yards. Green Bay has not announced a corresponding roster move to replace Ross on the 53-man roster. Follow Paul Imig on Twitter
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