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Update: Green Bay Packers Roster Projection 3.1

Here’s a look at the Green Bay Packers’ potential 53-man roster following some huge roster moves on Sunday and ahead of a huge week against the New Orleans Saints.
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Note: This third roster projection was published before Sunday's practice in which Elgton Jenkins, Robert Tonyan and Christian Watson were activated from the PUP list. So, this has been updated to reflect the big news of the day.

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The biggest week of training camp is here for the Green Bay Packers.

On the heels of their preseason loss at San Francisco on Friday night, the Packers will welcome the New Orleans Saints for joint practices on Tuesday and Wednesday before hosting them in a preseason game on Friday night.

“They’re all big [for evaluation purposes], but certainly going against a team that we got a lot of respect for,” coach Matt LaFleur said. “They put it on us pretty good last year and that's a talented roster, so it'll be a great test to see kind of where we stand.”

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While all that is going on, the Packers must trim their roster to 85 players by 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The Packers held out almost all their top players for the San Francisco game. With high-intensity practices on Tuesday and Wednesday, that figures to be the plan again this week. That means a lot of snaps on Friday night for players on the bottom of the depth chart to state their case.

General manager Brian Gutekunst must cut the roster to 53 players on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Adding clarity to how the team will line up for the season-opening game at the Minnesota Vikings, the Packers activated offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins, tight end Robert Tonyan and receiver Christian Watson from the physically unable to perform list on Sunday.

Following that big news, here is our updated third 53-man roster projection. For reference, here is our second projection following Family Night.