Packers claim C James Empey

First-year center spent 2022 season on Dolphins' practice squad

C James Empey

The Green Bay Packers claimed C James Empey off waivers from the Tennessee Titans. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transaction Monday.

 (emp-ee) Empey (6-3, 297), a first-year player out of Brigham Young University, originally signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2022. He was released by the Cowboys after training camp and spent the 2022 season on the Miami Dolphins' practice squad. Empey was elevated to the Dolphins' active roster for one game but did not play. In four seasons at BYU (2018-21), he started all 41 games in which he appeared at center and was a two-time captain for the Cougars. Empey will wear No. 62 for the Packers.

Related Content


Action Needed: Update your Packers Mobile App!

Fans attending any games during the 2023 season should update their Packers mobile app due to important upgrades and enhancements.