Jaire Alexander's deal leaves only two Packers' picks unsigned

Ryan Wood
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Jaire Alexander as he is selected as the number eighteen overall pick to the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium.

GREEN BAY - Six days before organized team activities commence, the Green Bay Packers announced Tuesday they have signed first-round cornerback Jaire Alexander to his rookie contract.

Alexander, the 18th overall pick, gets a four-year contract with an approximated total value of $12.1 million, per Spotrac. It also comes with a fifth-year team option.

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The Packers have quickly signed most of general manager Brian Gutekunst’s inaugural 11-man draft class. Alexander’s signing leaves only second-round cornerback Josh Jackson and third-round inside linebacker Oren Burks unsigned.

The team previously announced the signing of fourth-round receiver J’Mon Moore, fifth-round offensive lineman Cole Madison, fifth-round punter JK Scott, fifth-round receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, sixth-round receiver Equanimeous St. Brown, seventh-round defensive lineman James Looney, seventh-round long snapper Hunter Bradley and seventh-round outside linebacker Kendall Donnerson.

The Packers begin OTAs on Monday. Their first open session will be Tuesday, May 22.


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