Packers to fill practice squad by signing S Micah Abernathy

Micah Abernathy, a safety, will receive the final practise squad slot in Green Bay,

according to's Bill Huber. Abernathy,

who was added to the 53-man roster at the beginning but was cut

on Wednesday to make way for safety Rudy Ford, was cleared of waivers

on Thursday and will be going back to Green Bay. Abernathy swiftly

rose to prominence after joining the Packers on August 10

and turned into one of the summer's heartwarming tales.

He had eight tackles, had a pass intercepted, and was the second-best

defensive player for the Packers in the preseason according to Pro Football Focus.