GREEN BAY, Wis. — Cornerback may nonetheless be the Inexperienced Bay Packers‘ No. 1 draft precedence, however at the very least they’ve some veteran reinforcements in case the draft does not fall the best way they hope.
The Packers are anticipated to re-sign veteran Davon Home to a one-year deal, a supply confirmed to ESPN on Thursday.
He would be the second cornerback addition this offseason after Tramon Williams was signed final month.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel first reported that Home had agreed to phrases.
Home informed ESPN that he is nonetheless at his offseason dwelling in Hawaii, however he’ll go to with the Packers as quickly as he could make it again to Inexperienced Bay. A supply stated the one factor that wanted to occur on the go to was for Home to cross his bodily.
Home can be reunited with Williams, the previous Packers cornerback who signed a a two-year, $10 million take care of the staff final month. Williams final performed for the Packers in 2014.
Home, 28, returned to the Packers final yr on a one-year, $2.eight million deal and performed in 12 video games, getting one interception. That got here after two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Packers introduced him again to be a veteran presence within the secondary, and he performed with the form of toughness that the staff anticipated. He battled by quad and shoulder accidents, and even performed after struggling a transverse course of fracture late within the season. He additionally served as a mentor to prime draft decide Kevin King.
Home has seven interceptions in 84 profession video games since getting into the league as a fourth-round decide of the Packers in 2011.
He signed a four-year, $24.5 million contract with the Jaguars in 2015 however was launched after two seasons.