Packers sign QB Jake Dolegala

DL Anthony Rush released

QB Jake Dolegala

The Green Bay Packers have signed QB Jake Dolegala and released DL Anthony Rush. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Thursday.

Dolegala (DOLE-leh-gah-lah) is a 6-foot-7, 242-pound, second-year player out of Central Connecticut State that spent minicamp with Green Bay as a tryout player. He was originally signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in May 2019. After spending his entire rookie season as the No. 3 quarterback, Dolegala was released by the Bengals following the 2020 training camp and spent parts of last season on the New England Patriots' practice squad. In college, he completed 654 of 1,136 passes (57.6 pct.) and set school records for career passing yards (8,129) and passing touchdowns (48).