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Packers sign eight players to practice squad

Posted Sep 3, 2012


The Green Bay Packers signed eight players to the practice squad. The signings were announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

Signed to the practice squad were WR Diondre Borel, TE Brandon Bostick, QB B.J. Coleman, T Andrew Datko, DE Lawrence Guy, G/T Chris Scott, RB Marc Tyler and G Greg Van Roten.

Scott, a 6-foot-5, 332-pound second-year player out of the University of Tennessee, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round (No. 151 overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He appeared in two games for Pittsburgh in 2011 and also spent time on the Steelers’ practice squad last season. Scott was with the Steelers during the 2012 preseason. He will wear No. 69.

The other seven signees to the practice squad were with the Packers during the preseason.

 
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