The Green Bay Packers have released LB Brad Jones. The transaction was announced Friday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

"We thank Brad for his contributions and dedication to the Packers over the past six years,” Thompson said. “We wish him all the best.”

Jones joined the Packers in 2009 as a seventh-round selection in the NFL Draft out of the University of Colorado. He played in 76 regular-season games with 36 starts and seven postseason contests with five starts in his six seasons with Green Bay. Jones appeared in 13 games with one start during the 2014 regular season and played in both postseason contests. In six seasons, Jones registered 293 tackles, 10 sacks and 33 special teams tackles.