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Jared Abbrederis | Wide Receiver

Team: Green Bay Packers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/17/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
College: Wisconsin
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ESPN Packers writer Rob Demovsky believes second-year WR Jared Abbrederis' roster spot could be in jeopardy.
The Packers are a tough squad to crack year in and year out, and Abbrederis missed his entire rookie year with a torn ACL. Fellow second-year WR Jeff Janis is "way ahead of Abbrederis at this point." Abbrederis will need to prove he's healthy and hope the Packers keep six receivers on the final 53-man roster. Jul 1 - 11:35 AM
Source: ESPN.com

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Updating an earlier item, Packers WR Jared Abbrederis is a full participant in OTAs.

Pack reporters got their wires crossed on Abbrederis' participation. Per ace beat writer Tyler Dunne, Abbrederis is doing "everything." The 2014 fifth-rounder will compete for one of the Pack's final roster spots in camp.
May 28 - 1:12 PM

Packers WR Jared Abbrederis (ACL surgery) is sitting out OTAs.

Abbrederis tore his right ACL in one of the Packers' first training camp practices last year. A 2014 fifth-round draft pick out of Wisconsin, Abbrederis will compete for a roster spot once healthy. He's expected back by July.
May 28 - 11:48 AM

Packers fifth-round WR Jared Abbrederis confirmed he has a torn ACL.

He'll be placed on injured reserve, ending his season. A fifth-round pick, Abbrederis was in the mix for the Packers' No. 5 receiver job. Abbrederis will be 11 months removed from ACL surgery for training camp next year.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 05:57:00 PM

The Packers fear fifth-round WR Jared Abbrederis suffered a torn right ACL in Thursday's training camp practice.

The Wisconsin alum was competing for a roster spot as a special teams player. The Packers are awaiting test results to confirm their initial fears, but it appears Abbrederis will spend his rookie season on injured reserve.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 03:42:00 PM

Packers rookie Jared Abbrederis' special teams ability gives him a leg up in the battle for a roster spot.

Green Bay is searching for a replacement for Randall Cobb on both kickoff and punt returns. Abbrederis was an excellent college returner, and worked with the Packers' special teams in spring practices. Abbrederis will battle fellow rookie Jeff Janis, Chris Harper, and Kevin Dorsey for the No. 5 receiver job in camp.
Mon, Jul 7, 2014 11:13:00 AM

Packers signed fifth-round WR Jared Abbrederis to a four-year contract.

Abbrederis was the 176th overall pick. He projects as an outside receiver in the pros but will have a helluva time earning meaningful snaps as a rookie in Green Bay's loaded receiving corps. Abbrederis can also return kicks and punts.
Wed, May 14, 2014 02:31:00 PM

Packers selected Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis with the No. 176 overall pick in the NFL draft.

Abbrederis (6-foot-1, 195) earned draft evaluators' respect by shredding heralded Ohio State CB Bradley Roby for a 10-207-1 stat line last September. A former walk-on, Abbrederis did his best work at Z and X receiver as opposed the slot, leaving Madison ranked first all-time in career catches (202), and No. 2 in both receiving yards (3,140) and touchdowns (23). He was also an effective kick and punt returner. Although he created separation in the Big Ten, Abbrederis lacks ideal size, speed (4.50), and explosion (30 1/2" vertical), and will likely max out a sub-package wideout with special teams value. He'll have to compete for a roster spot in Green Bay.
Sat, May 10, 2014 03:43:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Aaron Rodgers
2Scott Tolzien
3Brett Hundley
4Matt Blanchard
RB1Eddie Lacy
2James Starks
3Rajion Neal
4John Crockett
5Alonzo Harris
GLB1Eddie Lacy
2James Starks
3RB1Eddie Lacy
2James Starks
FB1John Kuhn
2Aaron Ripkowski
WR11Jordy Nelson
2Jeff Janis
3Jared Abbrederis
4Ricky Collins
5Javess Blue
WR21Randall Cobb
2Davante Adams
3Ty Montgomery
4Myles White
5Jimmie Hunt
WR31Davante Adams
TE1Andrew Quarless
2Richard Rodgers
3Justin Perillo
4Kennard Backman
5Harold Spears
6Mitchell Henry
K1Mason Crosby