Packers put TE Quarless on IR, sign CB Daniel to roster

BY foxsports • January 15, 2016

Tight end Andrew Quarless' season has come to an end, placed on injured reserve, as the Green Bay Packers added some secondary help for their playoff run.

To replace Quarless on the roster, the Packers signed cornerback Robertson Daniel from the practice squad.

Daniel, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound rookie from Brigham Young, has spent the season was signed to Green Bay's practice squad on Sept. 7. He originally signed as a non-drafted free agent with the Oakland Raiders on May 8, 2015, but was released on Sept. 1. Daniel played two seasons at BYU after transferring from De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif. In his two seasons with the Cougars, Daniel played in 25 games with 22 starts and registered 110 tackles (87 solo), three interceptions, 23 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one sack.

Quarless played in only five games for the Packers this season, spending much of this time on short-term injured reserve with a knee injury. He was activated Dec. 27 and played at Arizona (2 catches, 17 yards) and vs. Minnesota (no catches). He finished with just four receptions for 31 yards. The sixth-year pro totaled over 300 yards receiving in each of the previous two seasons.

The Packers play in Arizona in an NFC Divisional playoff game Saturday at 7:15 p.m. CT.

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