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The Packers work out three players on Monday

According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, the Green Bay Packers worked out three players on Monday: tight end Nick Eubanks, outside linebacker Aaron Adeoye, and defensive lineman Auzoyah Alufohai.

Eubank is a 2021 draft class pass-catcher who recorded 45 receptions, 578 receiving yards, and six receiving touchdowns during his Michigan Wolverines career. The explosive linear athlete was initially signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.

Currently, the only tight end on the Packers’ practice squad is Bronson Kaufusi, a converted defender turned blocking tight end who turned 30 years old this summer. With Dominique Dafney likely coming off of the injured reserve list soon, Green Bay will need to make a quick decision on Tyler Davis, who the team picked up off of the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad. Should Davis be dropped and not clear waivers, there’s a chance that the Packers could look at youth to add to the position on the practice squad.

Adeoye is easily the most veteran presence of all of the workouts. Originally a basketball player who played at four programs, including three Division I programs, Adeoye only played college football in his final year at Southeaster Missouri State. The pass-rusher then began his professional career in the Champions Indoor Football league, where he played with the Salina Liberty in Kansas.

Eventually, after a stint in The Spring League, Adeoye suited up for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football, which developed into opportunities with the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets. The Packers only have five outside linebackers on their team right now, including the injured Preston Smith and practice-squadder Tipa Galeai.

Alufohai is a big body that hails from West Georgia, standing in at 6’4” and 320 pounds. The defensive tackle was born in the United States but lived in Nigeria, Malaysia, and Qatar for periods of time during his youth. When he returned to the United States, academic issues arose that limited his options to play major college football, as he wasn’t even allowed to participate in sports until his senior season of high school.

Originally a Kennesaw State Owl, an injury during his senior season of college football forced him to drop down to Division II to earn an extra season of film. Last season, he saw rotational snaps with the Houston Texans as an undrafted rookie but was waived during final cuts this past summer. He originally stuck on the Chicago Bears’ practice squad in 2021 but was released after a week with the team.

While preseason star Jack Heflin has not been able to crack the Packers’ defensive line rotation, Green Bay currently only carries one defensive lineman on their practice squad: RJ McIntosh, who was picked up in Week 2.

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