Posts tagged Maurice Simpkins

Packers Acquire Linebackers Briggs, Wilhelm

The Green Bay Packers have picked up a pair of linebackers, claiming Diryal Briggs off waivers from Denver and signing Matt Wilhelm. Briggs was released on Monday, a week after being promoted from the Broncos practice squad. The 6-4, 250-pound outside linebacker entered the league in 2009 as an undrafted free agent from Bowling Green. […]

Simpkins Signed, Burnett To IR

The Green Bay Packers officially put injured safety Morgan Burnett on injured reserve today and they signed linebacker Maurice Simpkins off the practice squad to take his roster spot. Simpkins is a first-year player out of Coastal Carolina who came to the Packers from the Green Bay Blizzard of the Indoor Football League. He was […]

Packers’ Road To 53

The Green Bay Packers had to release 22 players today to get to the 53-man roster limit. Perhaps the biggest surprise among those players is safety and return man Will Blackmon. Blackmon has been injured for much of training camp and that certainly didn’t help his chances of making the roster, but he was considered […]

Packers Add Linebacker, Josh Bell To IR

Josh Bell

The Green Bay Packers did indeed add a linebacker to the mix today, but not anyone of note. The Packers were forced to make a move after Clay Matthews went down with a hamstring injury on Saturday. Only six of the 11 linebackers on the roster practiced yesterday. Matthews is expected to be out at […]