Originally written August 31, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers had to select their 53-man roster by Fridays 8 p.m. deadline, parting ways with 18 players who had been on the team just a day earlier for Green Bays preseason finale.Tackle Derek Sherrod, the teams 2011 first-round draft pick who is still recovering from a broken leg suffered last season, was played on the reservephysically unable to perform list, and linebacker Vic Sooto (ankle) was placed on injured reserve.The list of players Green Bay released was headlined by wide receivers Tori Gurley and Diondre Borel, both of whom were on the practice squad last season and had high hopes of making the team this year.However, both were hit with injuries during training camp and didnt quite show enough to justify adding them to the already-deep group of wide receivers group of Greg Jennings, Jordy Nelson, Donald Driver, James Jones and Randall Cobb. Undrafted rookie Jarrett Boykin seemed to be passing Gurley and Borel late in camp, and it was Boykin who ended up...
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