via Wisconsin State Journal
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers got their man … four years after they first courted him.
The Packers signed veteran defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, a nine-year NFL veteran who spent the past two seasons with the Washington Redskins, to a one-year deal Thursday, after the 30-year-old Jean Francois visited the team. ESPN.com reported the deal is worth $3 million.
Jean Francois became the fourth veteran free agent the Packers have signed this spring, joining ex-New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, ex-Los Angeles Rams tight end (and former University of Wisconsin standout) Lance Kendricks, and ex-Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Davon House, who spent his first four NFL seasons in Green Bay. Read More