The Green Bay Packers signed FB Joe Kerridge to the practice squad on Dec. 21, 2017.

Pro Highlights

  • Played in eight games for the Packers as a rookie last season and registered two tackles on special teams. Also appeared in one postseason contest.
  • Kerridge was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 2, 2017 and later released. Signed to the Packers practice squad on Oct. 30, 2017. Signed to the active roster on Nov. 18, 2017.
  • Spent his first five games with Green Bay on the team’s practice squad (Weeks 5-9) before being signed to the 53-man roster on Nov. 7.
  • Entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Redskins in May 2016 and was with the club during the preseason. Also had a brief stint on the Redskins’ practice squad early in the regular season.


Was a four-year letterwinner for the Wolverines, appearing in 48 games with 14 starts…Rushed for 121 yards on 18 carries (6.7 avg.) and caught 15 passes for 123 yards (8.2 avg.)…Was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection…Earned his degree in sport business…Senior season (2015): Played in 11 games with four starts, recording career highs in rushing attempts (14), rushing yards (62) and rushing TDs (one)…Also caught five passes for 33 yards (6.6 avg.)…Posted a career-high three catches for 24 yards (8.0 avg.) along with two carries for 8 yards (4.0 avg.) vs. UNLV (Sept. 19)…Rushed for 35 yards on two attempts (17.5 avg.), highlighted by a 34-yard gain, vs. Northwestern (Oct. 10)…Junior season (2014): Appeared in all 12 contests and started three games…Posted 56 rushing yards on three carries (18.7 avg.) and a career-high six catches for 53 yards (8.8 avg.)…Had a career-long 17-yard catch vs. Indiana (Nov. 1)…Recorded a career-long 52-yard run vs. Maryland (Nov. 22)…Made at least one reception in each of the final four games of the season, including two catches for 18 yards (9.0 avg.) in the season finale at Ohio State (Nov. 29)…Sophomore season (2013): Played in all 13 games with a career-high seven starts…Had one carry for 3 yards and five catches for 25 yards (5.0 avg.)…Made two receptions for 10 yards vs. Ohio State (Oct. 30)…Redshirt freshman season (2012): Appeared in 11 games as a reserve…Posted the first reception of his career when he hauled in a 12-yard pass at Nebraska (Oct. 27).


Given name Joseph John Kerridge…Last name is pronounced KAIR-idge…Born in Traverse City, Mich. …Single…High school: Was a three-year letterwinner at St. Francis High School in Traverse City, Mich. …Rushed for 2,153 yards and 34 TDs during his career…Was a team captain as a senior in 2010, but saw limited action due to injury…Earned all-state honorable mention from The Associated Press at running back and punter in 2009, a season that saw his team win the Division VII state title…Was part of a team that won a state championship in 2008 as he earned all-state recognition at punter from AP and the Detroit Free Press…Also played linebacker, earning honorable mention from the Detroit News as a junior…Played basketball and club lacrosse for three seasons...Community involvement: Visited Mott Children's Hospital when he was in college…Residence: Traverse City, Mich.