Packers Place LB Nick Perry On IR, Promote FB Joe Kerridge

The Green Bay Packers announced that they have placed LB Nick Perry on injured reserve and promoted FB Joe Kerridge from their practice squad in a corresponding roster move.

Perry, 27, is a former first-round pick of the Packers back in 2012. He played out his rookie contract before testing the open market for the first time this year and eventually returning to the Packers on a five-year, $60 million contract that included an $18.5 million signing bonus.

Perry stands to make base salaries of $1.3 million and $1.9 million over the next two years.

In 2017, Perry appeared in 12 games for the Packers and recorded 38 tackles, seven sacks, a forced fumble, and a recovery. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 38 edge defender out of 115 qualifying players.

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