The Packers Claimed A New Tight End On Wednesday

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NFL teams are reducing their rosters to 85 players today

But some teams are picking up certain players at a discount.

The Green Bay Packers are one of them.

NFL teams are reducing their rosters to 85 players today

But some teams are picking up certain players at a discount.

The Green Bay Packers are one of them.

On Monday, the Packers claimed a waiver to veteran tight end Nate Baker.

Baker was pardoned by the Carolina Panthers on Sunday -- just three days after signing with the team.

The former Miami (OH) tight end hasn't made much of an impact in the NFL until now.

He appeared in a game in 2020, receiving 34 snaps but no reception for the Buffalo Bills that year.

It will be interesting to see if the Packers will try to give him the role of a blocking tight

Finish or try to integrate him a bit more into the passing game.

In three seasons in Miami (OH), Nate Baker made 19 receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns.

The majority of that production came during his redshirt junior season in 2018.

Baker was not drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft and signed with the Detroit Lions.

But the lions bit him after two days.

He spent his rookie season with the Buffalo Bills, mostly on their practice squad.

Baker did not have an NFL team for the 2021 season.

Perhaps the Green Bay Packers will give him the lifeline to continue his NFL career that he has been seeking.