The Green Bay Packers have re-signed LB
Perry, who was selected by Green Bay in the first round (No. 28 overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft out of the University of Southern California, has played in 60 games with 28 starts during his five seasons with the Packers and has recorded 190 tackles (127 solo), 23.5 sacks, one interception, eight passes defensed, five forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Perry appeared in 14 games with 12 starts in 2016 and led the team with a career-high 11 sacks, which ranked tied for No. 8 in the NFL. He posted 60 tackles (43 solo), four passes defensed and the first interception of his career. He added seven tackles (all solo), one sack and one pass defensed in the playoffs.
“We are very excited to have Nick remain a Packer. I’ve enjoyed watching his development as a player and leader over the last five seasons,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said. “Nick is a core member of our team and he will be an important part of our success moving forward.”
Perry ranks No. 3 in team postseason history (since 1982) with seven sacks, trailing only LB