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Packers release CB Kyu Blu Kelly

Green Bay signs WR Thyrick Pitts to practice squad, releases LB Austin Ajiake


The Green Bay Packers have released CB Kyu Blu Kelly (kai-you blue), signed WR Thyrick Pitts to the practice squad and released LB Austin Ajiake (AH-g-kay) from the practice squad. The transactions were announced Tuesday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst.

(thigh-rick) Pitts (6-2, 201), a rookie, was originally signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Delaware in May 2023. He was released by the Bears in early August and claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots. He went on to spend training camp with the Patriots and had a brief stint on New England's practice squad. In college, Pitts played in 59 contests and recorded 172 receptions for 2,429 yards (14.1 avg.) and 23 touchdowns. He was named first-team All-CAA for the 2020-21 season, second-team All-CAA for the 2021 fall season and third-team All-CAA for 2022. Pitts will wear No. 16 for the Packers.

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