Two free agents sign deals

The Green Bay Packers today announced the signing of wide receiver Shockmain Davis and tackle Mitch White to free-agent contracts. The Packers then allocated Davis, who is to NFL Europe.<p>

Davis, 26, began his pro career with New England as a non-drafted free agent in 2000 and saw limited action in 12 games. He was cut by the Patriots near the end of the 2001 training camp and out of football for the rest of the season. Davis was signed by the Seattle Seahawks in January of 2002, then waived at the end of training camp. He went to training camp with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts last summer.

White, 25, had two stints on the Packers' practice squad in 2002. The club signed him originally Oct. 9, 2002, and released him Oct. 22, 2002.Green Bay re-signed him two weeks later on Nov. 5, and released him again the next day, Nov. 6. The 6-foot-4, 312-pound lineman has spent time on the rosters and practice squads of five other NFL clubs.

White started 23 games at tackle during his Oregon State University career, earning second-team All-Pacific 10 Conference honors as a senior, when he helped the Beavers earn a berth in the Fiesta Bowl. He played his first twoseasons at Palomar Junior College.

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