That didn’t take long. One day after he was released by the Seahawks in a stunning move, the Green Bay Packers claimed running back Christine Michael, NFL Network reported Wednesday.
Michael was the Seahawks' leading rusher when the team unexpectedly cut him. The fifth-year back has 469 yards and six rushing touchdowns.
The 26-year-old’s workload was cut dramatically after Seattle’s Week 8 loss to the Saints, rushing for only 63 yards on 20 carries since that game.
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The Packers have been hit hard by injuries at running back this season, losing starter Eddie Lacy to a season-ending ankle injury last month. Green Bay ranks 19th in rushing yards with an average of 102.4 yards per game.
Packers have claimed RB Christine Michael off waivers, source says.