Packers release TE Jace Sternberger

Green Bay also signs safety and defensive lineman to practice squad

TE Jace Sternberger

The Green Bay Packers have released TE Jace Sternberger, signed S Shawn Davis and DL RJ McIntosh to the practice squad and released DL Abdullah Anderson and G/T Jacob Capra from the practice squad. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Tuesday.

Davis is a 5-foot-11, 202-pound rookie out of the University of Florida who was originally selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round (No. 165 overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He was released following training camp and was on the Colts' practice squad until Sept. 16. Davis appeared in 37 games with 16 starts for the Gators, recording 124 tackles (76 solo), 5.5 tackles for a loss, 15 passes defensed, five interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. He was named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2018 and 2019. Davis will wear No. 30 for the Packers.

McIntosh is a 6-foot-5, 286-pound fourth-year player out of the University of Miami (Fla.) who was originally selected by the New York Giants in the fifth round (No. 139 overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. He played in 18 games for the Giants (2018-20), recording 18 tackles (10 solo) and two sacks. After being released by the Giants on Aug. 11, 2021, McIntosh was claimed off of waivers by the New Orleans Saints, but was released following training camp. He will wear No. 99 for the Packers.