Packers Designate WR Allen Lazard & LB Christian Kirksey To Return From IR


The Green Bay Packers have designated WR Allen Lazard and LB Christian Kirksey to return from injured reserve on Wednesday.

This opens a three-week window of time for the Packers to activate them from injured reserve and add them to their 53-man roster.

Lazard, 24, wound up signing on with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Iowa State back in 2018. He agreed to a three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Jaguars, but was waived coming out of the preseason.

The Jaguars later re-signed Lazard to their practice squad after he cleared waivers. From there, he joined the Packers towards the end of the 2018 season and was on and off of their roster last year before signing a one-year deal as exclusive rights free agent this offseason. 

So far this season, Lazard has appeared in three games and recorded 13 receptions for 254 yards (19.5 YPC) and two touchdowns, to go along with two rushing attempts for 17 yards (8.5 YPC). 

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