With Jaire Alexander sitting on injured reserve, the Packers have brought in some reinforcement at cornerback. Green Bay is signing cornerback Quinton Dunbar, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo (via Twitter). Matt Schneidman of The Athletic tweets that Dunbar will be joining the Packers’ practice squad.
Dunbar joined the Cardinals practice squad late last month, but the team cut him only a week later. Prior to that, the defensive back had spent the offseason with the Lions and later got a workout with the Bills. Now, he’ll be getting his third contract of the league year from Green Bay.
Two years ago, Dunbar broke out with Washington via a four-interception season that ended with the former UDFA allowing just a 61.2 passer rating while targeted. Washington’s new regime traded Dunbar to Seattle in 2020, and an injury ended a less successful season after six games. The six-year veteran will now look to bounce back in Green Bay.
Alexander suffered a shoulder injury during the second half of the Packers’ Week 4 win, leading to his placement on IR. Green Bay will continue leaning on first-round pick Eric Stokes and the recently re-signed Kevin King at corner, but Dunbar could eventually insert himself into that mix.
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