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Packers Sign Former Wisconsin TE Lance Kendricks

Former Wisconsin tight end Lance Kendricks signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday afternoon.

According to an Instagram post, former Wisconsin tight end and 2011 second round draft pick Lane Kendricks has signed a deal to play for the Green Bay Packers this upcoming season.

Check it out:

He looks pretty happy! And he should be. The Packers should be Super Bowl contenders once again, and he'll be catching passes from one of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game—Aaron Rodgers.

Kendricks was initially drafted No. 47 overall by the St. Louis (now Los Angeles) Rams. He played in 93 games, recording 79 starts in six seasons. He started every game in 2016, where he also set a career-high in receptions (50) and yardage (499). Kendricks also found the end zone twice. The former Badger has tallied 204 receptions, 2,132 yards and 17 touchdowns in his NFL career.

While at Wisconsin, he was a a consensus All-American in 2010 and a Big Ten conference champion the same year.