Packers sign Heckenbach

The Packers NFL wide receiver/long snapper Jörg Heckenbach as a free agent Monday, the team announced.<P>

Heckenbach is a seven-year veteran of NFL Europe. He played with the Berlin Thunder for five seasons after beginning his NFLEL career with the Frankfurt Galaxy in 1998 and 1999.

Heckenbach's career numbers include 65 catches for 759 yards and five touchdowns. The 6-3, 207-pound Heckenbach also contributed on special teams with one 2-point conversion and 4 stops. His 2003 numbers include 17 catches for 185 yards (a 10.9-yard average) and 3 TDs. Heckenbach, 28, is a native of Dusseldorf Germany, will wear jersey No. 19.

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