Packers re-sign TE Marcedes Lewis, DL Tyler Lancaster

Veteran tight end to play 16th NFL season; fourth-year defensive lineman entered league undrafted

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The Green Bay Packers have re-signed TE Marcedes Lewis and DL Tyler Lancaster. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Tuesday.

Lewis spent the last three seasons with the Packers, appearing in 47 regular-season games with 30 starts and registering 28 receptions for 302 yards (10.8 avg.) and four touchdowns. He also started all four postseason contests for Green Bay over the last two seasons. Lewis is one of only seven tight ends in NFL history to play in 200-plus regular-season games (217) and post 400-plus receptions (403).

Lewis spent the first 12 seasons of his career with the Jaguars after being selected in the first round (No. 28 overall) by Jacksonville in 2006 out of UCLA. He played in 170 games with 157 starts in 12 seasons with the Jaguars and joined WRs Jimmy Smith (12,287) and Keenan McCardell (6,393) as the only players in team history to record 4,000-plus career receiving yards (4,502). Lewis ranks No. 3 in Jaguars history in receptions (375) and No. 2 in receiving TDs (33). He started all five postseason games he played in for Jacksonville, recording 10 receptions (No. 4 in franchise history) for 111 yards (11.1 avg.) and a TD.

Lancaster originally signed with the Packers as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Northwestern in 2018. He has played in 43 regular-season games with 18 starts over the past three seasons, recording 92 tackles (48 solo), six tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks, three QB hits, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed. Lancaster has also seen action in four postseason contests, starting three, and has posted 10 tackles (five solo).

Take a look at photos of Packers TE Marcedes Lewis through his years in Green Bay.

Take a look at photos of Green Bay Packers DL Tyler Lancaster from the 2021 season.