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Packers sign free-agent tight end Marcedes Lewis

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The Packers bolstered their tight end group with the 13-year veteran.

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The Green Bay Packers have added another weapon at the tight end position on Thursday by signing Marcedes Lewis. While the Packers have yet to announce the move, Lewis posted a photo on his Instagram account of him signing his contract with Green Bay.

While the Packers have more receiving-focused tight ends on the team in Jimmy Graham and Lance Kendricks, Lewis has been better suited in the past few years at the end of the line blocking. Don’t take that as he’s just a blocker though. Lewis is 6-foot-6 and is another viable red-zone target for Aaron Rodgers.

The 13-year veteran had played his entire career in Jacksonville, joining the league in 2006. This past season, Lewis had 24 receptions for 318 yards and five touchdowns. That’s a bit lower than his career highs in 2010 with 58 receptions, 700 yards and ten touchdowns but Lewis should have plenty in the tank to make an impact for the Packers. Stay tuned fo