The Green Bay Packers have placed C/G Jason Spitz on injured reserve and signed WR Biren Ealy from the practice squad. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the transactions Saturday.
Ealy, a 6-foot-2, 212-pound second-year player, was signed to the Packers' practice squad on Oct. 27. He appeared in four games with the Tennessee Titans in 2007 and spent the 2008 season on the Titans' practice squad. Ealy wears No. 19.
Spitz played in five games, including four starts, this season.