The Green Bay Packers have signed DT Eric Crume to the practice squad and released DT Justin Hamilton. The transactions were announced Tuesday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.
Crume is a 6-foot-1, 302-pound rookie out of Syracuse University, originally signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a non-drafted free agent on May 8, 2015. After spending the offseason and training camp with the Jaguars, he was released on Aug. 31. Crume was a four-year letterman, recording 87 tackles (52 solo), 17 tackles for a loss, four sacks, four passes defensed, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks. He will wear No. 94 for the Packers.