Tramon Williams on the field for Packers at minicamp
The Green Bay Packers kicked off their minicamp this morning, the final step in their offseason program.
Three players who have been missing for all or nearly all of the voluntary offseason program were restricted free agents Atari Bigby, Johnny Jolly and Tramon Williams. It went down to the deadline, but Jolly and Williams signed their tenders last week. Bigby remains unsigned with third-round draft pick Morgan Burnett benefitting with each passing day.
Williams is the only one of the three RFA’s on the field for the Packers, according to a tweet by Jason Wilde of ESPN Milwaukee. Williams could be a starter if Al Harris is still working his way back from a torn ACL at the start of the season. Bigby’s situation isn’t as clear cut. The Packers didn’t have a significant need at the safety position and they drafted Burnett because of his value at No. 71 overall. It will be interesting to see how that competition shakes out in training camp.
Jolly remains excused by coach Mike McCarthy as he prepares for his felony drug trial in Harris County, Texas, next month.
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