Packers sign CB Rasul Douglas

Fifth-year cornerback spent time on Arizona Cardinals' practice squad

CB Rasul Douglas

The Green Bay Packers have signed CB Rasul Douglas off the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transaction Wednesday.

(RAH-sool) Douglas, a 6-foot-2, 209-pound, fifth-year player out of West Virginia University, was originally selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round (No. 99 overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. He played three years for the Eagles (2017-19) and one season for the Carolina Panthers (2020), appearing in 60 games with 29 starts. Douglas has totaled 178 tackles (144 solo), five interceptions and 34 passes defensed as well as two special teams tackles. He has also appeared in six postseason contests with two starts, recording 10 tackles (all solo) and a pass defensed. Last season in Carolina, Douglas appeared in 14 games with a career-high 11 starts, recording a career-best 62 tackles (50), while adding nine passes defensed (No. 2 on the team). In 2021, he spent time with the Las Vegas Raiders and Houston Texans during the offseason and training camp before spending the first part of the regular season on the Cardinals' practice squad. Douglas will wear No. 29 for the Packers.