GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have found some inside linebacker help. Three days before the season opener, they acquired former New York Giants starter B.J. Goodson in a trade, sources confirmed to ESPN.
The deal was first reported by NFL Network.
The Packers kept four inside linebackers on their 53-man roster, but only three of them were healthy. Starter Oren Burks is expected to miss multiple weeks because of a torn pectoral muscle. And only one of their other inside linebackers -- fourth-year veteran Blake Martinez -- has any starting experience.