The Green Bay Packers continue to make adjustments to their roster midway through the 2015 season. On Tuesday, the team announced the signing of defensive lineman Eric Crume to the practice squad as well as the release of defensive lineman Justin Hamilton in a corresponding move.
Crume, a 6-foot-1, 302-pound interior defender out of Syracuse, arrives in Green Bay after spending training camp and the preseason with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars released Crume on Aug. 31. The move leaves the Packers with seven defensive linemen between their 53-man roster and practice squad. According to ESPN's Rob Demovsky, Crume tried out for the Packers alongside former Georgia defensive lineman Toby Johnson.
During his college career, Crume amassed 87 total tackles, 17 tackles for loss, four sacks and four batted passes. He also forced two fumbles. Crume was a four-year letterman for the Syracuse Orange. The Packers have issued him the No. 94 jersey, the same number he wore with the Jaguars.