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Packers sign RB Jamaal Williams, release P Jacob Schum

Green Bay also adds rookie WR Colby Pearson


The Green Bay Packers have signed WR Colby Pearson and RB Jamaal Williams and released P Jacob Schum. The transactions were announced Thursday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.


Rd, Name, Pos, Ht, Wt, College, HS Hometown

4b, Jamaal Williams, RB, 6-0, 213, Brigham, Young Fontana, Calif.


No, Name, Pos, Ht, Wt, College, HS Hometown

1, Colby Pearson, WR, 6-0, 194, Brigham Young, Blackfoot, Idaho

Pearson, 22, played in 41 career games over four seasons, recording 76 receptions for 864 yards (11.4 avg.) and eight touchdowns. As a senior in 2016, he set career highs in receptions (38), receiving yards (384) and receiving touchdowns (eight).

Schum, played in all 16 games and three postseason contests for the Packers last season after being claimed off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Aug. 30, 2016. During the 2016 regular season, he registered a 43.2-yard gross average and a net average of 39.1 yards on 56 punts with 19 landing inside the 20.

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