By Nate LaCascio The Green Bay Packers have signed running back Akeem Judd, placed linebackers Jake Ryan and C.J. Johnson on injured reserve, and released guard Ethan Cooper. The transactions were announced Monday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst.
Judd (5-11, 225) is a second-year player who was originally signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Mississippi on May 15, 2017. After being waived/injured by the Titans, he spent time on the practice squad and active roster of the New York Jets before being placed on injured reserve on Dec. 30, 2017. Judd was released by the Jets on May 4, 2018. He will wear No. 36 for the Packers.