Packers roster moves (week 1)

The Green Bay Packers signed DL Daylon Mack and RB Dexter Williams to the practice squad and released RB Damarea Crockett and T/G Alex Light.

The transactions were announced Thursday by Brian Gutekunst, the Packers general manager.­­­

Mack (6 foot-1 inch, 336 pounds), a second-year player out of Texas A&M, was originally selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round (No. 160 overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. He appeared in one game for the Ravens in 2019 before being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury. After being waived by Baltimore on Aug. 1, Mack spent some time with the Detroit Lions and New York Giants.

As a senior in college, he was awarded the Most Improved Defensive Lineman award at the team’s annual banquet after starting all 12 games and ranking third on the team with 5.5 sacks. Mack will wear No. 79 for the Packers.

Williams was drafted by the Packers in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He rushed for 11 yards on five carries during the 2019 season.

Williams was released by the Packers on Sept. 5 when the team trimmed its active roster to 53 players.

Packers sign Foster, Harris to practice squad

The Packers signed WR Robert Foster and LB De’Jon Harris to the practice squad. The transactions were announced Wednesday by Gutekunst.­­­

Foster (6-2, 196), a third-year player out of the University of Alabama, was originally signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2018. Over the past two seasons, he played in 26 games with five starts for Buffalo, recording 30 receptions for 605 yards (20.2 avg.) and three touchdowns while also rushing two times for 29 yards (14.5 avg).

In 2018, Foster became the first undrafted rookie in the common draft era (since 1967) to register three 100-yard receiving games. He will wear No. 16 for the Packers.

Harris (6-0, 231) was originally signed by the New England Patriots in May as an undrafted free agent out of Arkansas. In college, he played in 48 games with 36 starts and totaled 371 tackles, 7.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and eight QB hits.

Harris started every game over his final three seasons and registered 100-plus tackles in each season. In 2019, he earned second-team All-SEC honors from The Associated Press. Harris will wear No. 59 for the Packers.