Packers practice squad to return intact

Packers practice squad to return intact

Published Jan. 14, 2013 3:19 p.m. ET

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Packers were apparently quite happy with their practice-squad players at the end of this season, signing all eight of them to new contracts.

General manager Ted Thompson announced Monday afternoon that the team had signed quarterback B.J. Coleman and offensive tackle Andrew Datko, both of whom were seventh-round picks by Green Bay in the 2012 draft. The Packers also signed tight end Brandon Bostick, center Garth Gerhart, offensive guard Joe Gibbs, linebacker Micah Johnson, cornerback James Nixon and safety Chaz Powell.

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