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Packers workout 5 running backs, including Dexter Williams

The Green Bay Packers took a closer look at a few free agent running backs on Tuesday, working out five players at the position including 2019 draft pick Dexter Williams.

Matt LaFleur’s roster may need an addition at running back before Friday’s preseason opener.

According to the league’s daily transaction report, the Packers worked out Williams (Notre Dame), Jaylen Samuels (NC State), Kalen Ballage (Arizona State), Stevie Scott (Indiana) and Calvin Turner (Hawaii).

Overall, the Packers worked out 17 players on Tuesday, including the five running backs and eight different specialists.

Williams spent two seasons with the Packers but was released last August.