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Packers sign T Jean Delance, C Michal Menet to practice squad

Green Bay releases DL Jack Heflin, WR Dede Westbrook


The Green Bay Packers signed T Jean Delance and C Michal Menet to the practice squad and released DL Jack Heflin and WR Dede Westbrook from the practice squad. The transactions were announced Tuesday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst. 

(JEEN duh-LANTS) Delance (6-4, 303) is a rookie out of the University of Florida that originally signed with the Chicago Bears as a rookie free agent on May 6. After being released by the Bears on Aug. 28, he spent a couple weeks on the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad in November. Delance started his college career at the University of Texas, appearing in two games as a freshman in 2016 before transferring to Florida, where he played in 41 games over four seasons (2018-21). He will wear No. 79 for the Packers. 

(Michael MEN-et) Menet (6-4, 301) is a first-year player out of Penn State that rejoins the Packers after spending time on their practice squad in 2021. He was also with Green Bay this past offseason before being released following training camp. Menet was originally selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round (No. 247 overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He was released by the Cardinals after training camp and did have a couple stints on Arizona's practice squad. In college, Menet was a three-year starter, two-time team captain and a two-time All-Big Ten honoree. He will wear No. 65 for the Packers.