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The Green Bay Packers activated CB Makinton Dorleant from reserve/injured; designated for return and placed CB Demetri Goodson on injured reserve. The transactions were announced Saturday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.
(MACK-in-tin DOOR-lee-aunt) Dorleant, a 5-foot-11, 182-pound rookie out of Northern Iowa, signed with the Packers as an undrafted free agent on May 6 and was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 5. He played in 40 games with 39 starts over three seasons at Northern Iowa after transferring from the University of Maryland (2011-12), where he appeared in 11 games. Dorleant will wear No. 20 for the Packers.
The Green Bay Packers also signed QB Joe Callahan to the practice squad and released WR Dez Stewart from the practice squad. The transactions were announced Friday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.
Callahan, a 6-foot-1, 216-pound rookie, was originally signed by Green Bay as an undrafted rookie out of Wesley College on May 6. After being released by the Packers on Oct. 13, he was claimed off waivers by the New Orleans Saints. Callahan was released by the Saints on Oct. 22 and claimed by the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 24, but was released on Nov. 29. In 2015, he became the first NCAA Division III quarterback to throw for 5,000 yards in a season, earning the Gagliardi Trophy, the highest award in Division III football.