Packers activate CB Jaire Alexander off injured reserve

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 03: Jaire Alexander #23 of the Green Bay Packers leaves the field during the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Lambeau Field on October 03, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Image

The Green Bay Packers activated cornerback Jaire Alexander off injured reserve Wednesday, Dec. 29.

Alexander has been out since he injured his shoulder in a 27-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in October. He made the Pro Bowl and earned second-team honors in All-Pro balloting last season.

In other moves, the Packers placed four players on the reserve/COVID-19 list: safety Henry Black, punter Corey Bojorquez, tight end Tyler Davis and defensive lineman Kingsley Keke.

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Offensive lineman Cole Van Lanen, a Wisconsin Badgers alumnus and Green Bay native, was elevated from the practice squad to the active roster as a COVID-19 replacement. 

The Packers also signed four players to the practice squad, one of whom has since been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. 

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