Packers add eight free agents

CREATED Jan 14, 2013

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  • quarter of their game as The Green Bay Packers face the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Image by Mike De Sisti

GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers announced Monday they have signed eight new free agents.

The new additions include TE Brandon Bostick, QB B.J. Coleman, T Andrew Datko, C Garth Gerhart, G Joe Gibbs, LB Micah Johnson, CB James Nixon and S Chaz Powell.

"The transactions were announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson," said the team in a statement.

The Packers said that all eight players finished the 2012 season on the team's practice squad.