Packers sign Burnett to extension

The Green Bay Packers signed safety Morgan Burnett to a contract

extension Friday.

Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

Burnett, a third-round pick from Georgia Tech in 2010, has

started all 36 games in which he has appeared in three seasons with

the team. He has 259 tackles, 28 passes defensed, six

interceptions, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and

three sacks.

The Packers also released wide receiver Terrell Sinkfield.