Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Packers: Chris Odom added to roster, Jayrone Elliott traded to Dallas

Seahawks' Griffin has a big opportunity versus Packers Packers: Chris Odom added to roster, Jayrone Elliott traded to Dallas
Christy Curtis | 05 September, 2017, 04:26

If Hill is claimed by another team, Callahan would be a candidate for the practice squad.

Defensive end Max Valles (Sicklerville, St. Joseph) was released by Buffalo on Saturday and had not signed with any team as of Sunday evening.

The Green Bay Packers finalized their 53-man roster on Saturday.

What happened was the Packers added Odom, the son of ex-NFL linebacker Cliff Odom and the high-school teammate of Cleveland Browns No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett, to an outside linebacker group that is clearly in flux a week before the regular-season opener against Seattle.

Defensively, fourth year inside linebacker Jordan Tripp did not make the cut. He has played in 133 regular-season games with 99 starts, registering 493 tackles (345 solo), 53.5 sacks, 12 forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, 30 passes defensed and three interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. Elliott had 39 special teams tackles over the past three seasons and was slated for a larger role on defense this year but battled back problems the past two weeks.

He is presumably just a snap away from earning the call-up to the active roster as Aaron Rodgers is backed up at the quarterback spot by Brett Hundley. He couldn't beat out Terrell McClain in 2016, and worked behind free agent pickup Stephen Paea while nursing a hamstring injury in training camp this year.

Mulumba, 27, suited up in 22 National Football League games with the Packers between 2013 and 2015 and has also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders. They claimed this year's preseason hero, Taysom Hill, after the Packers released him on Saturday.

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