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Projected 53-man Roster and Practice Squad

Each year during the pre-Camp doldrums I like to try, based upon the draft and performance during OTAs, to forecast what I think will be the post-Camp team.  Here is this year's version, with expected starters (for the first six games) listed first and new members (versus 2009) of the "53"  in bold:

OFFENSE (Total 24)

QB (3) -- Smith, Carr, Davis

RB (3) -- Gore, Coffee, Dixon  (Robinson included as ST player)

FB (1) -- Miller or Caulcrick

WR (6) -- Crabtree, Morgan, Hill, Ginn, Williams, Ziegler

TE (3) -- Davis, Walker, Byham

OL (8) -- Staley, Iupati, Heitmann, Rachal, Davis, Boone, Baas, Snyder

 

DEFENSE (Total 24)

NT (2) -- Franklin, Jean-Francois

DE (4) -- Smith, Sopoaga, McDonald, Balmer

ILB (5) -- Willis, Spikes, Wilhelm, Bowman, McKillop

OLB (4) -- Lawson, Haralson, Brooks, LaBoy

CB (4) -- Spencer, Clements, Brown, Paymah

S (5) -- Goldson, Lewis, Smith, Mays, Taylor

 

SPECIAL TEAMS (Total 5)

Nedney, Lee, Jennings, Robinson, Vann

 

PRACTICE SQUAD (Total 8)

QB Brown, FB Caulcrick*  or Miller, OT Patrick*, DL Mitchell* and Walker, LB Briggs, CB Adams and Stoudamire

     * not sure about PS eligibility

 

VETERAN CUTS OR NOT RESIGNED (i.e., who's gone?)

FB -- Norris

WR --  Bruce, Jones, Long

TE -- Curtis, Finley

OL -- de la Puente, Sims, Wallace, Wragge

DL -- Evans

LB -- Burnett

CB -- Bly, Harris, James, Smith

K -- Andrus

FREE AGENT CUTS

WR -- Grant, Long, Perry

OL -- Kopa

LB -- Balogun, Kristick

CB -- Brock

S -- Maragos

 

TURNOVER OF THE PROJECTED 53-MAN ROSTER

Returning veterans =  72% (38)

New free agents = 8% (4)

Practice Squad promotions = 6% (3)

Rookie draftees = 15% (8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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