Packers make some roster moves in light of injuries
GREEN BAY (WITI) — The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Jake Stoneburner and WR Myles White to the active roster from the practice squad, signed LB Victor Aiyewa to the practice squad, placed WR Randall Cobb on injured reserve – designated for return and placed G/C Greg Van Roten on injured reserve.
Stoneburner, a 6-foot-3, 249-pound rookie out of Ohio State, signed with Green Bay as a non-drafted free agent in May 2013 and has been on the team’s practice squad for all five games this season. He totaled 53 receptions for 714 yards (13.5 avg.) and 13 TDs during his career at Ohio State. Stoneburner will wear No. 85 for the Packers.
White, a 6-foot, 182-pound rookie out of Louisiana Tech, signed with the Packers as a non-drafted free agent in May 2013 and has been on the club’s practice squad for all five games this season. He played in 22 games with eight starts during his two seasons at Louisiana Tech and totaled 86 catches for 1,132 yards (13.2 avg.) and nine TDs. White will wear No. 19 for the Packers.
Aiyewa, a 6-foot-1, 237-pound first-year player out of the University of Washington, entered the NFL as a non-drafted free agent with Tampa Bay in July 2011 and spent time with the Buccaneers during training camp that season. He earned honorable mention All-Pacific-10 recognition as a senior in 2010, recording 83 tackles, including 22.5 for a loss. Aiyewa will wear No. 54 for the Packers.