Packers sign WR Alex Gillett

GREEN BAY (WITI) -- The Green Bay Packers signed wide receiver Alex Gillett on Wednesday, May 22nd.

Gillett, a 6-foot-1, 214-pound rookie out of Eastern Michigan, played in 45 games with 33 starts during his career, with 30 of the starts coming at quarterback and three at wide receiver. He completed 349 of 660 passes (52.9 percent) for 4,448 yards and 35 touchdowns with 34 interceptions during his career.

At wide receiver in 2012, he caught 14 passes for 132 yards (9.4 avg.) and a TD, with all of his catches coming in the final four games.

Gillett will wear No. 7 for the Packers.