Former Buckeye Myers signs with Packers, practices for first time since foot surgery

Credit: David Jablonski

Credit: David Jablonski

Miamisburg High School graduate and former Ohio State Buckeyes center Josh Myers signed with the Green Bay Packers on Friday.

The Packers selected Myers with the 30th pick of the second round of the NFL Draft in April. He was one of seven draft picks to sign with Green Bay on Friday.

According to Tom Pelissero, of the NFL Network, Myers signed a four-year contract worth $5,580,142. It has a a $1,418,284 signing bonus.

The Packers started their rookie minicamp Friday. According to a report on the team’s website, Myers practiced for the first time since undergoing offseason foot surgery for a turf toe injury.

“I’m able to run pretty much full speed,” Myers said. “I was doing offensive line drills all day today. There were a couple things that I’m getting held out on, and that’s more of a safety thing for now. … Other than that, I’m doing pretty much everything.”

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