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Be careful what you wish for.

General manager Ted Thompson’s last offseason as general manager of the Green Bay Packers included a disastrous foray into free agency.

He was more aggressive than usual, likely as a result of losing several of his own free agents to other teams and possibly due to some prodding from others inside the organization. The result after one year was several underwhelming additions and several productive departures.

Let’s run through the players the Packers added:

TE Martellus Bennett: The jewel of Green Bay’s free agency class quickly turned into fool’s gold. Caught 24 passes, dropped a half dozen others, failed to score a touchdown and was released after a messy and bitter final two weeks. One of the worst signings of the entire free agency period in the NFL.

TE Lance Kendricks: Played in all six games but caught a career-low 18 passes and provided next to nothing as a blocker.

CB Davon House: Handled his business more often than not, but battled injury and managed only one interception and six passes defended over 12 games. A starter for one of the league’s worst passing defenses.

DL Ricky Jean-Francois: Played in six games for the Packers but tallied only two tackles. Was cut twice and eventually ended up in New England.

G Justin McCray: A surprising bright spot. Made the 53-man roster coming out of camp and played all over the offensive line as a supersub.

G Jahri Evans: Solidified right guard for 14 games. Cheap, effective solution after losing T.J. Lang.

OLB Ahmad Brooks: Signed to be the top backup at outside linebacker but managed only 1.5 sacks. Dealt with a back injury for most of the season.

DL Quinton Dial: Played 13 games but provided very little impact.

The Packers signed three of their own unrestricted free agents: Nick Perry, Don Barclay and Christine Michael. Perry fought through four different injuries and finished with 7.0 sacks, Barclay was released after suffering an ankle injury during the preseason and Michael was cut after the Packers took three running backs in the draft.

Two unrestricted free agents were re-signed: Jayrone Elliott and Jordan Tripp. Elliott was traded to Dallas, while Tripp was released during final cuts.

The Packers let seven unrestricted free agents sign elsewhere.

Let’s run through those players:

S Micah Hyde: Intercepted five passes as a safety in Buffalo and earned Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors.

DE Julius Peppers: Went back to Carolina on a cheap deal and produced 11 sacks for the Panthers.

OL J.C. Tretter: Started all 16 games at center for the Browns.

G T.J. Lang: Played in 13 games despite several injuries and was once again one of the NFL’s better guards.

RB Eddie Lacy: The Packers tried to get him back but he left for Seattle, where he delivered only 176 rushing yards and 2.6 yards per carry for the Seahawks.

OLB Datone Jones: Quickly flamed out of Minnesota before the start of the regular season and then bounced around with several different teams. Landed in Dallas and played four games and made two starts for the Cowboys.

TE Jared Cook: Passed over in Green Bay and eventually signed with the Raiders, catching 54 passes for 688 yards and two touchdowns – more than Bennett and Kendricks combined.

Any way you slice it, decisions made during free agency hurt the quality of the Packers’ 53-man roster in 2017. New general manager Brian Gutekunst is expected to be more aggressive in free agency and other player acquisition avenues, but there are no guarantees. Hopefully, Gutekunst and the Packers learned from Thompson’s failures during his final offseason.

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METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints’ resurgent defense will be put to the test Sunday in Los Angeles without both of their starting cornerbacks against the Los Angeles Rams’ resurgent offense.

Breakout rookie Marshon Lattimore (ankle) and second-year pro Ken Crawley (abdomen) have both been ruled out after not practicing all week. The Saints (8-2) also must make do without starting defensive end Alex Okafor, who was placed on injured reserve this week with a torn Achilles.

The good news is that New Orleans will get two starters back from injuries: safety Kenny Vaccaro and linebacker A.J. Klein, both of whom practiced on a limited basis all week.

“We’ll have contingency plans for whoever we have available to us. And we’ll have a good plan to go out and execute against the Rams,” Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen said. “I think one of the good things is we’ve developed some depth here, hopefully so that we can withstand some of the injury concerns.

“You never know when you’re gonna be called on. That’s part of that, as everybody says, that ‘next man up’ philosophy. And that’s really the way that this league is.”

The Saints have survived injuries the past two months. The cornerback position is thinner than most after they also lost former starter Delvin Breaux to injured reserve with a broken fibula during the preseason.

Young backups P.J. Williams and De’Vante Harris will likely start on Sunday, with veteran Sterling Moore also in the mix after re-signing with New Orleans on Monday. Vaccaro will likely serve as the nickel cornerback, as he has done for most of the year when healthy.

Last week, after Lattimore was injured in the first quarter (while breaking up a pass in the end zone, no less) the Saints went on to give up more than 300 yards and three touchdown passes to the Washington Redskins’ Kirk Cousins in a dramatic 34-31 overtime victory.

Lattimore, just 21 years old, has been one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL this season — and one of the main reasons why New Orleans has the second-best pass defense in the league since Week 3 (167 passing yards allowed per game in that span).

Lattimore, who was drafted with the 11th overall pick, is a front-runner for the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Year award, with two interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), nine pass defenses and a forced fumble.

The Rams offense, meanwhile, has been just as surprising as the New Orleans defense, ranking fifth in the NFL this season with 375.4 yards per game and second in the league with 30.3 points per game.

Los Angles, however, will also be missing top receiver Robert Woods this week after he was ruled out with a shoulder injury.