Packers announce roster cuts: Kizer, Moore, Lazard among notable players released

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — With the regular season right around the corner, teams around the NFL cut their rosters down to 53 players on Saturday.

One of the biggest moves for the Packers was cutting quarterback DeShone Kizer, and opting to keep Tim Boyle to be Aaron Rodgers’ back-up.

General manager Brian Gutekunst also pulled the trigger on a trade Saturday. Sending offensive lineman Just McCray to the Cleveland Browns. The deal also includes undisclosed draft picks, the Browns announced.

Below is a complete list of the Packers cuts:

  • G Dejon Allen
  • TE Evan Baylis
  • FB Tommy Bohanon
  • RB Tra Carson
  • G Anthony Coyle
  • T Gerhard de Beer
  • CB Kabion Ento
  • K Sam Ficken
  • LB James Folston
  • CB Jocquez Kalili
  • QB DeShone Kizer
  • WR Allen Lazard
  • DL James Looney
  • S Tray Matthews
  • TE Pharoah McKever
  • WR J’Mon Moore
  • T Yosh Nijman
  • G/T Adam Pankey
  • CB Jackson Porter
  • LB Randy Ramsey
  • WR Teo Redding
  • CB Nydair Rouse
  • DL Olive Sagapolu
  • LB Brady Sheldon
  • DL Deon Simon
  • WR Malik Taylor
  • QB Manny Wilkins

Players starting year on PUP:

  • LB Greg Roberts
  • S Ibraheim Campbell

The Packers will reportedly place WR Equanimeous St. Brown (ankle) on season ending injured reserve.

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