The Green Bay Packers signed CB Elijah Hamilton and waived/injured C/G Jake Hanson. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Tuesday.
Hamilton (6-1, 211), a first-year player out of Louisiana Tech, was originally signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent on May 13, 2022, but was released at the end of training camp. Earlier this year, he played for the St. Louis Battlehawks of the XFL. In college, Hamilton played four years at Vanderbilt (2017-20) and one season at Louisiana Tech (2021), appearing in a total of 51 games with three starts and recording 61 tackles (40 solo) and four passes defensed. He will wear No. 19 for the Packers.
Hanson played in 11 games with one start over the past two seasons with the Packers.