The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Jason Chery. The signing was announced Thursday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

A first-year player out of Louisiana-Lafayette, Chery (pronounced CHERRY) originally entered the NFL as a non-drafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers in May 2009. He spent time on the practice squads of both Carolina and Pittsburgh last season.

A 5-foot-10, 185-pound player, Chery will wear No. 13.     

The team also announced it placed wide receiver Jeff Moturi on injured reserve.