Practice-squad QB Kurt Benkert activated from reserve/COVID-19 list

QB Blake Bortles released from practice squad

QB Kurt Benkert

The Green Bay Packers have activated QB Kurt Benkert from the practice squad reserve/COVID-19 list and released QB Blake Bortles from the practice squad. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Monday.

Per agreed-upon NFL-NFLPA policy, clubs are not permitted to comment on a player's medical status other than referring to roster status. Being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list is for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been in close contact with an infected person or persons.