You can add two more names to the injured reserve list of the Green Bay Packers.
The team announced Saturday that tight end Andrew Quarless and safety Sean Richardson were placed on season-ending injured reserve. To compensate the 53-man roster, running back DuJuan Harris and receiver Jeremy Ross were signed from the practice squad.
If you include tackle Derek Sherrod, the Packers now have 10 players on injured reserve.
Quarless was activated from the PUP list on Nov. 7, but he rarely practiced and wasn't active in two games. The 24-year-old tight end underwent reconstructive knee surgery last December after tearing his ACL and MCL against the New York Giants.
Richardson, an undrafted free agent from Vanderbilt, had been dealing with a back injury. He was listed as questionable on the Week 13 injury report. Active in five games, Richardson tallied five tackles, mostly on special teams.
Packers GM Ted Thompson went to the practice squad to fill the empty roster spots.
Ross, a 6-0, 215-pounder receiver, was signed to the practice squad on Oct. 17. Undrafted out of Cal, Ross spent 13 games on the Indianapolis Colts practice squad in 2011. He also has kick and punt return abilities.
Harris (5-8, 203 lbs.) was signed Oct. 24. The second-year player spent 11 weeks on the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad before appearing in five games late in the 2011 season. He carried nine times for 42 yards and caught one pass for four yards.
In the lead up to the 2011 NFL draft, Harris ran the 40-yard dash in 4.44 seconds, did 27 reps on the 225-pound bench press and had a vertical leap of 38.5 inches.
Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported this week that Harris received first-team reps with the Packers offense. With running back Johnny White out because of a concussion, Harris has a chance to be active against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday.
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