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Packers Sign S Giordano, Release S Rouse; Sign T Randolph To Practice Squad


QB Aaron Rodgers and S Matt Giordano shake hands after Green Bay's 34-14 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on October 19, 2008. The pair were college teammates at California.

The Green Bay Packers have signed S Matt Giordano to the active roster, released S Aaron Rouse and signed T Dane Randolph to the practice squad. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the transactions Wednesday.

Giordano (pronounced G-or-DAHN-o), a fifth-year pro, spent the past four seasons (2005-08) with Indianapolis. A fourth-round selection in the 2005 NFL Draft from California, he played in 55 games, including six starts, for the Colts. He will wear No. 47.

Randolph, who spent training camp with the Packers as a non-drafted free agent from Maryland, will wear No. 67.

Rouse, a third-round selection in the 2007 NFL Draft, appeared in 27 career games with Green Bay.

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