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Packers sign former CFL cornerback Locye Means

4/2/13 in NFL   |   BrianMaddock   |   1429 respect

The Green Bay Packers signed free agent cornerback Loyce Means, announced the team Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson on Tuesday. Terms on the contract were not released by the team.
 
Loyce Means most recently played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in 2011 and became a starter towards the final four games of the season. However, Loyce Means remained out was out of football in the 2012 season after he was not re-signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He still continued to work out in the Houston area.
 
Originally entering the league as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Bills in July, Loyce Means played for the team through preseason training camp, but was released during the preseason.
 
The former University of Houston Loyce Means product also appeared in 38 games for the Cougars, posting 85 tackles (53 of which were solo), 21 passes defensed, eight interceptions for 238 return yard (29.8 average), and two touchdowns during his collegiate career (2007-10).
 
The speedy cornerback Loyce Means impressed the Green Bay Packers coaching staff when he ran a 40-yard dash in less than 4.40 seconds at a recent workout this offseason. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound Loyce Means visited the Green Bay Packers on Monday to take his physical.
 
The Green Bay Packers’ cornerback situation remains deep with at least seven players at the position following the addition of Loyce Means. Tramon Williams, Sam Shields, Casey Hayward, Davon House and Jarrett Bush are amongst the top Green Bay Packers veterans returning at cornerback in 2013.
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