The Green Bay Packers signed C Dillon Day off the practice squad of the Denver Broncos. The transaction was announced Wednesday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.
Day, 6-foot-4, 296 pounds, is a first-year player out of Mississippi State who originally signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2015. He spent the 2015-16 seasons and the first six weeks of this season on the Broncos’ practice squad. Day was elevated to the Broncos’ active roster for Week 7, waived on Oct. 24 and then claimed by the Indianapolis Colts. After being released by the Colts on Nov. 7, he was signed to the Broncos’ practice squad on Nov. 8. Day started 46 of 51 games at center during his collegiate career and was selected as a team captain as a senior. He will wear No. 54 for Green Bay.