Packers agree to terms on Nelson, Lee, Finley

Only Brohm remains; roster reaches 80-player limit

The Green Bay Packers have agreed to a four-year contract with their first draft pick, wide receiver Jordy Nelson, according to's Adam Caplan.

Coupled with deals with second-round pick Patrick Lee, a cornerback from Auburn, and third-round pick Jermichael Finley, a tight end from Texas, only quarterback Brian Brohm remains unsigned.

Nelson, a second-round pick, will earn $4.7 million, with close to $2.7 million guaranteed.

The Packers announced Finley's signing. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Finley agreed to a four-year deal — matching what every other Packers draft pick has agreed to. Financial terms to the contracts for Finley and Lee were not immediately available.

The 6-foot-3, 217-pound Nelson was the 36th pick in April's draft. He caught a Kansas State-record 122 passes for 1,606 yards last season. He posted eight games of 100-plus receiving yards, had 15 receptions in a game twice and set a school record with 214 yards against Iowa State.

The 6-foot, 194-pound Lee was the 60th selection. He impressed the Packers with his press-coverage skills at Auburn. He'll battle Tramon Williams, among others, to be the third cornerback.

The 6-foot-5, 247-pound Finley was the 91st selection in the draft. He played just two seasons for the Longhorns, hauling in 76 passes for 947 yards and five touchdowns. He torched rival Oklahoma for a career-high 149 receiving yards last season.

Only Brohm, a second-round pick out of Louisville, remains unsigned among the Packers' nine draft picks. He was selected 56th overall. Brohm should be signed soon; Michigan quarterback Chad Henne, who went 57th to Miami, signed a four-year, $3.5 million contract, according to the Miami Herald.

Roster move

To help make room on the roster, the Packers waived tight end Mike Peterson, an impressive-looking prospect from Northwest Missouri State. With all of the roster moves, the Packers are at the roster limit of 80 players. That means more moves will be necessary once the Packers sign Brohm and running back Ryan Grant.

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