Offensive lineman Greg Van Roten took the road less traveled to the NFL
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With standout veteran Bryan Bulaga on IR, the Packers' depth consists of undrafted rookies Don Barclay and Greg Van Roten.
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Inactive for Packers today:
LB D.J. Smith
LB Nick Perry
CB Sam Shields
WR Greg Jennings
DT B.J. Raji
OL Greg Van Roten
RB Johnny White
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DT Matt Conrath
QB Austin Davis
RB Terence Ganaway
LB Mario Haggan
The Packers on Saturday signed guard Greg Van Roten to their active roster, from the practice squad. The transaction was announced Saturday afternoon by general manager Ted Thompson. Van Roten is a 6-foot-3, 303-pound rookie out of Penn, and he had been on Green Bay's practice squad for the season's first five weeks. Van Roten originally signed with the Packers on June 25.
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TE Brandon Bostick
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After waiting and waiting for his phone to ring, Greg Van Roten finally got a call from the Packers. He was signed the day before training camp and has impressed while playing catch-up with the playbook.