The Green Bay Packers signed WR Kawaan Baker to the practice squad. The transaction was announced Wednesday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst.
(kah-WAHN) Baker (6-1, 210), a first-year player, was originally selected by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round (No. 255 overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft out of the University of South Alabama. He spent most of his rookie season on the Saints' practice squad, but did play in two games, and recorded a tackle on special teams. In college, Baker caught 126 passes for 1,829 yards (14.5 avg.) and 16 touchdowns and rushed 82 times for 376 yards (4.6 avg.) and 11 TDs. He will wear No. 82 for the Packers.