GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers rookie tight end Josiah Deguara has been placed on injured reserve.
The Packers announced the move Tuesday. They also placed center Jake Hanson on injured reserve-practice squad and signed wide receiver Kalija Lipscomb to the practice squad.
Deguara injured his knee in the closing stages of the Packers’ 30-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Oct. 5. Packers coach Matt LaFleur had said the day after the game that Deguara’s injury “looks to be a pretty bad one.”
The third-round pick from Cincinnati has appeared in two games and caught one pass for 12 yards. He missed victories over the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints while dealing with ankle and shin injuries.
Lipscomb signed with Kansas City as an undrafted free agent from Vanderbilt, where he had 198 catches for 2,356 yards. Lipscomb’s 22 career touchdown catches at Vanderbilt ranked second in school history.
Lipscomb, who is 6 feet tall and 205 pounds, spent the first three weeks of the season on the Chiefs’ practice squad.