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Packers sign tackle, place Yosh Nijman on IR

The Green Bay Packers signed offensive tackle John Leglue from the New Orleans Saints' practice squad. The team is also placing OT Yosh Nijman on the injured reserve list.

Leglue is a 6-foot-6, 301-pound rookie out of Tulane. Leglue went undrafted and was signed by the Denver Broncos before joining the Saints' practice squad.

In college Leglue saw action in 49 games with 38 starts (15 at right tackle, 13 at right guard, nine at center and one at left tackle). As a senior he played guard after spending all of his junior year at the tackle position.

Leglue will wear No. 79 for the Packers.

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