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Packers Cut RBs Michael, Jackson

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(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Packers have released running backs Christine Michael and Don Jackson. That was after Green Bay drafted rushers Jamaal Williams, Aaron Jones, and Devante Mays during the last four rounds last Saturday. After the draft, coach Mike McCarthy declared former receiver Ty Montgomery as the starter at running back for now. Michael ran for 114 yards and one touchdown in six games after the Packers acquired him from Seattle in the middle of last season, and Michael was still the Seahawks’ top rusher in 2016 with 469 yards and six TD’s in seven games. The 23-year-old Jackson played in three games with Green Bay, and he ran for 32 yards before suffered an M-C-L knee sprain and a foot injury in November.

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