Packers QB Kurt Benkert elevated to active roster after Jordan Love is placed on COVID list

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Kurt Benkert (7) looks to throw a pass against the New York Jets during an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Packers have announced roster moves ahead of Sunday night’s game against the Chicago Bears.

They have elevated quarterback Kurt Benkert to the active roster as a replacement after quarterback Jordan Love was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday. They have also signed quarterback Danny Etling to the practice squad.

Etling is a first-year player out of LSU and was originally selected by the New England Patriots in the seventh round in the 2018 NFL Draft. He will wear number 9 for the Packers.

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