A veteran cornerback is returning to Green Bay for one more go with the Green Bay Packers. Davon House, a fourth-round pick of the team’s in 2011, returned to the Packers on a one-year contract in 2017 after spending two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Now he is returning again for 2018.
According to Tom Silverstein, House has reportedly agreed to another one-year contract in Green Bay, which will reunite him with Tramon Williams, who returned to the Packers after a three-year hiatus in Cleveland and Arizona. Both Williams and House departed as unrestricted free agents after the 2014 season.
Although his play was not stellar or consistent throughout 2017, House was the elder statesman in the cornerback room and he did provide valuable leadership to a group of young corners. Williams’ return now makes him the member of that position group with the most experience, with House a few years behind.
House missed four games with injuries in 2017, and his contract appears to have little guaranteed, ensuring that he will have to earn his spot on the regular-season roster with his performance in training camp. The Packers appear set to start Kevin King and Tramon Williams on the boundary this season, but if House sticks around that will give the team the option to move Williams into the slot in nickel and dime packages with House on the outside.