Packers re-sign backup defensive back Will Redmond
GREEN BAY, WI (PACKERS) - The Green Bay Packers announced on Friday, they have re-signed backup defensive back Will Redmond.
Redmond, a 5-foot-11, 186-pound sixth-year player, has played in 31 regular-season games with five starts over the last three seasons for the Packers while appearing in all four postseason contests. He tied for the team lead and set a career high with nine special-teams tackles in 2019.
Redmond was originally selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round (No. 68 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft out of Mississippi State. He spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve with a knee injury and the first eight games of 2017 with an ankle injury.
Redmond was released by the 49ers on Oct. 31, 2017, and signed by the Kansas City Chiefs to the practice squad on Nov. 9, 2017, where he spent the rest of the season. He was released by the Chiefs on Sept. 1, 2018.