Pro Highlights

  • Signed with the Packers as a free agent on March 11, 2017, after playing for the Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams for his first six seasons (2011-16) in the league.
  • Posted 17 TD catches during his six seasons with the Rams, the second most by a TE in franchise history behind only Damone Johnson (18, 1986-92).
  • Recorded two of the top nine receiving-yardage seasons by a Rams TE in franchise history with his 519 yards in 2012 (No. 7) and his 499 yards in 2016 (No. 9).
  • Has played in 93 of a possible 96 games during his career, appearing in all 16 contests three times and in 15 games the other three seasons.
  • With 93 games played since 2011, ranks tied for No. 5 over that time period among NFL tight ends.
  • Started a career-high 16 games for the Rams in 2016 and posted a career-best 50 receptions for 499 yards (10.0 avg.) and two TDs, becoming just the fifth tight end in franchise history to register 50-plus catches in a season.
  • Registered a career-high seven catches in back-to-back games last season (Weeks 7, 9), the first tight end in Rams history to record seven-plus receptions in consecutive games.
  • Appeared in all 16 games with 14 starts in 2014 and caught 27 passes for 259 yards (9.6 avg.) and a career-best five TDs. His TD total was tied for the fourth most in a season by a tight end in team history.
  • Caught a career-long 80-yard TD pass at Tampa Bay in 2012, the longest reception by a tight end in franchise history and the longest catch by an NFL tight end in ’12.
  • Posted four-plus TD catches each season from 2012-14, one of only seven tight ends in the league to do so over that span.
  • Entered the league as a second-round pick (No. 47 overall) with the Rams, the second tight end selected in the 2011 NFL Draft.
  • Became the first Wisconsin TE to be selected in the first two rounds of the draft since Pat Richter was picked in the first round (No. 7 overall) by the Washington Redskins in 1963.


Played in 35 games with 20 starts in four seasons at Wisconsin, posting 78 catches for 1,160 yards (14.9 avg.) and eight TDs…Added 92 rushing yards on nine carries (10.2 avg.)…Earned his degree in economics…Senior season (2010): Played in all 13 games with 11 starts and led the team in receptions (43), receiving yards (663) and receiving TDs (five), all career highs…Earned first-team All-America honors from Sports Illustrated and Sporting News and second-team recognition from The Associated Press…Was a finalist for the John Mackey Award and was a consensus first-team All-Big Ten selection…Became the first Badger to receive the Mackey Award National Tight End Player of the Week honors in consecutive games (vs. Arizona State and Austin Peay)…Registered a career-high 131 yards receiving and a TD on seven catches (18.7 avg.) vs. Arizona State (Sept. 18)…Followed that up with six grabs for 103 yards (17.2 avg.) and a TD vs. Austin Peay (Sept. 25)…Posted a team-high four receptions for 74 yards (18.5 avg.) at Michigan (Nov. 20)…Caught four passes for 80 yards (20.0 avg.) and a TD vs. Northwestern (Nov. 27)…Junior season (2009): Played in 13 games with nine starts, finishing fourth on the team with 29 receptions for 356 yards (12.3 avg.) and three TDs…Also rushed for 102 yards on seven carries (14.6 avg.)…Was named the team’s Offensive Player of the Week after catching six passes for 70 yards (11.7 avg.) and a TD vs. Wofford (Sept. 19)…Earned the honor again vs. Purdue (Oct. 31) after he posted a career-high 91 rushing yards on four carries (22.8 avg.), highlighted by a 54-yarder, and two catches for 21 yards (10.5 avg.)…Registered season highs for receptions (seven) and receiving yards (128, 18.3 avg.) vs. Miami in the Champs Sports Bowl (Dec. 29), with his catch total ranking No. 2 in bowl games at the time on the school’s all-time list…He also became just the third player to record a 100-yard receiving effort in a bowl game…Sophomore season (2008): Appeared in eight games and caught six passes for 141 yards (23.5 avg.)…Five of his catches went for first downs, including two inside the red zone…Posted three receptions for 94 yards (31.3 avg.) vs. Marshall (Sept. 6)…Redshirt freshman season (2007): Played in one game, seeing time on kickoff coverage vs. Northern Illinois (Oct. 20)…Moved from WR to TE in spring drills after the season.


Given name Lance Ronnie Kendricks…Born in Milwaukee, Wis. …Married to Danielle; the couple has a daughter…His cousin, CB Ryan McNeil, was drafted in the second round by the Detroit Lions in 1993 and went on to play 11 seasons (1993-2003) in the NFL…High school: Was an all-state selection and a two-time all-city pick at Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.) High School…Registered 102 receptions for 1,905 yards (18.7 avg.) during his career, including 42 catches for 640 yards (15.2 avg.) and 10 TDs as a senior in 2005…Was rated the No. 2 overall prospect in the state of Wisconsin by and the nation’s No. 12 receiver by as a senior…Earned All-America recognition from SuperPrep…Was named the Generals’ MVP as a junior and senior and was team captain as a senior…As a junior, caught 35 passes for 735 yards (21.0 avg.) and 12 TDs, also adding six interceptions as a defensive back…Lettered four times in track, capturing the AAU championship in the triple jump in each of his four seasons…Finished second in the event at the 2005 state championship after placing third the previous year…Also played basketball one season…Community involvement: Participated in various community events during his time with the Rams, including Jeff Fisher’s Celebrity Softball Game and the All-Community Team ticket program …Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.