Packers sign S Jermaine Whitehead

Auburn alum spent rookie season in '15 with 49ers, Ravens

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The Green Bay Packers have signedS Jermaine Whitehead. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the signing Wednesday.

Whitehead, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound first-year player out of Auburn, entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers on May 5, 2015. He spent most of his rookie season on the 49ers' practice squad before being signed to the Baltimore Ravens' active roster on Dec. 23, 2015. Whitehead was inactive for the final two games of the season and re-signed with the Ravens on April 19, 2016, before being waived on May 13. He will wear No. 35 for the Packers.

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