By Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers claimed defensive end Shaneil Jenkins off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks and placed tight end Beau Sandland on injured reserve. Green Bay also signed long snapper Brett Goode. The transactions were announced by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.
Goode, 6-foot-1, 255 pounds, is entering his 10th season in the NFL. He was originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent from the University of Arkansas in 2007. Goode spent part of two off-seasons with Jacksonville before signing with the Packers on Sept. 1, 2008. He served as Green Bay’s primary long snapper from 2008-16, playing in 142 regular-season games and 14 playoff contests. Goode handled snapping duties in all 16 games as well as all three postseason contests last season. He will wear No. 61 for the Packers.
Jenkins (6-3, 295) was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Shepherd (W.Va.) University by the Denver Broncos on May 3, 2016. After being released by the Broncos on Aug. 3, 2016, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys on Aug. 7, 2016, but was released on Sept. 2, 2016. Jenkins was signed to the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad on Dec. 6, 2016, where he spent the remainder of the season and off-season before being released on Aug. 12, 2017. As a senior at Shepherd, he recorded 13.5 sacks and was named Mountain East Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Jenkins will wear No. 72 for the Packers.