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PACKERS CUTS: Kizer, Moore among players released; St. Brown placed on season-ending IR

QB DeShone Kizer, WR J'Mon Moore and K Sam Ficken are among the Packers roster cuts; WR Equanimeous St. Brown was placed on season-ending injured reserve.
Posted: 11:07 PM, Aug 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-31 18:13:10-04
DeShone Kizer

GREEN BAY (WGBA) — The Packers have released quarterback DeShone Kizer. Green Bay had acquired Kizer, a former second round draft choice of the Cleveland Browns, in the 2018 offseason. QB Tim Boyle remains on the roster and looks to be the backup to Aaron Rodgers, unless the Packers bring in a veteran to compete for that job.

The Packers are sticking with Mason Crosby as their kicker. The team released challenger Sam Ficken this afternoon.

Green Bay is also moving on from former fourth-round pick J'Mon Moore. The wide receiver struggled with drops this preseason and last.

Wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown was placed on season-ending injured reserve. He will not be eligible to return this year. St. Brown injured his ankle in the Packers game against the Raiders in Winnipeg on August 22.

Below is a list of Packers players who were cut. To view the team's initial roster, click here.

· G Dejon Allen

· TE Evan Baylis

· FB Tommy Bohanon

· RB Tra Carson

· G Anthony Coyle

· T Gerhard de Beer

· CB Kabion Ento

· K Sam Ficken

· LB James Folston

· RB Keith Ford

· S Natrell Jamerson

· LB Markus Jones

· CB Jocquez Kalili

· QB DeShone Kizer

· WR Allen Lazard

· DL James Looney

· S Tray Matthews

· TE Pharoah McKever

· WR J’Mon Moore

· T Yosh Nijman

· G/T Adam Pankey

· CB Jackson Porter

· LB Randy Ramsey

· WR Teo Redding

· CB Nydair Rouse

· DL Olive Sagapolu

· LB Brady Sheldon

· DL Deon Simon

· WR Malik Taylor

· QB Manny Wilkins