Sean Richardson will return to Green Bay after Packers match Raiders' offer
APR 13, 12:10p ET | Paul Imig
Rotowire: Apr 13 / 12:59p ET
News: The Packers have matched the one-year, $2.55 million offer sheet that Richardson signed with the Raiders last week, ESPN.com reports.
Impact: Now that he'll being staying with the Packers, Richardson -- who recorded 25 tackles in 16 games for Green Bay this past season -- slots in as the team's No. 3 safety behind starters Morgan Burnett and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Moreover, Richardson is in line to reprise his key special teams role with the team.
Rotowire: Apr 7 / 2:09p ET
News: Richardson, a restricted free agent, signed a one-year, $2.55 million offer sheet with the Raiders, ESPN's Andrew Brandt reports.
Impact: The Packers have until Monday to match the offer, and they won't get any compensation if they decline. Richardson has yet to start a game in the NFL, and he he'd probably continue to be a backup on either team.
StatsLLC: Apr 7 / 12:00a ET
News: The Oakland Raiders have signed Richardson to an offer sheet. The Green Bay Packers have five days to match the offer Richardson signed Tuesday or lose him to the Raiders. The Packers will not receive any compensation if they allow Richardson to leave.
Impact: Richardson signed with Green Bay as an undrafted free agent out of Vanderbilt in 2012. He played 27 games with the Packers the past three seasons with 19 solo tackles on defense. Richardson has gotten the majority of his playing time on special teams.