Packers sign WR Gillett

Posted May 22, 2013

Rookie from Eastern Michigan is a converted QB

The Green Bay Packers have signed WR Alex Gillett. The transaction was announced Wednesday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.

Gillett (Jill-LET), a 6-foot-1, 214-pound rookie out of Eastern Michigan, played in 45 games with 33 starts during his career, with 30 of the starts coming at quarterback and three at wide receiver. He completed 349 of 660 passes (52.9 percent) for 4,448 yards and 35 touchdowns with 34 interceptions during his career. At wide receiver in 2012, he caught 14 passes for 132 yards (9.4 avg.) and a TD, with all of his catches coming in the final four games. Gillett will wear No. 7 for the Packers.

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