The third NFL preseason game is known as the most important one because the starters usually get to play an extended amount of time.
That isn't great news for undrafted free agents who are already long-shots to make the 53-man roster.
With shortened training camps due to the lockout, undrafted free agents have had a short time to make impressions.
By August 30, the rosters must be shaved down to 80 players. After that, the players will have only a short time to make an impression as the roster gets cut down to 53 players on Sept. 5.
That said, it seems like Ted Thompson always finds a diamond in the rough, an unheralded player who ends up making the roster.
Here are the Green Bay Packers' top five candidates for this year's diamond in the rough.