Packers sign K Dominik Eberle

Kicker spent time on practice squads of Carolina and Houston during 2021

Packers K Dominik Eberle

The Green Bay Packers have signed K Dominik Eberle. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transaction Tuesday.

Eberle (6-2, 190), a first-year player out of Utah State, entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Las Vegas Raiders in May 2020 and spent his entire rookie season on the Raiders' practice squad. In 2021, he spent time on the practice squads of the Carolina Panthers and Houston Texans, appearing in one game for Houston when he was activated in Week 16 as a COVID-19 replacement. In that game vs. the Los Angeles Chargers, Eberle connected on 2 of 3 field goals, including a 51-yarder, and all five extra points along with three touchbacks on eight kickoffs.

Eberle (eb-err-lee), a native of Nuremburg, Germany, played in 43 games at Utah State and set school career marks for points (359), field goals (64), extra points (167) and extra-point percentage (100.0). As a senior in 2019, he connected on 21 of 24 field goals, a school-record 87.5 percentage, and all 45 of his extra points on his way to earning first-team All-Mountain West honors. Eberle posted a school-record 141 points as a junior in 2018 with 75 extra points and 22 field goals.

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