Packers sign DT Eric Crume to practice squad

The Packers signed former Syracuse DT Eric Crume to their practice squad this week. Mark Konezny USA TODAY Sports

The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive tackle Eric Crume to their practice squad, the team announced on Wednesday.

Croom (6-1, 302 lbs.) went undrafted out of Syracuse and signed as a free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars this spring. The Jaguars released him after training camp, and he did not sign with another team.

Croom was a four-year contributor and a pretty productive defender for the Orange from 2011-2014 (87 tackles, four sacks, two forced fumbles and two blocked kicks). The Packers released defensive tackle Justin Hamilton to make room for him on the roster.

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