By BOB McGINN
If there’s safety in numbers the Green Bay Packers were out to prove it Saturday at cornerback and on the offensive line.
The decision-making duo of general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy kept seven cornerbacks among 12 defensive backs and 10 offensive linemen on their 53-man roster that satisfied the NFL’s 3 p.m. deadline.
The Packers have never had 12 defensive backs on an opening-day roster. The 10 O-linemen marks their highest total since 2010 and stands in stark contrast to the last six years when they had eight, seven, eight, eight, nine and eight blockers ...
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