Allen Park, Mich (WSAU) Former Mosinee standout wide reciever Kole Heckendorf was signed to the Detroit Lions practice squad on Monday. Heckendorf spent most of training camp with the Packers before being cut. The Lions face the Packers this Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Packers signed Auburndale native Mark Tauscher on Monday and he practiced although Mike McCarthy said he didn't know if Tauscher would be ready to play this week.
Will Blackmon was placed on IR Monday and McCarthy said Jordy Nelson would handle most punt and kick return duties.