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Joe Thomas (linebacker)

Joe Thomas
No. 48 Green Bay Packers
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-05-06) May 6, 1991
Place of birth: Blackville, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 227 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school: Blackville (SC) Blackville-Hilda
College: South Carolina State
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2015
Tackles: 9
Quarterback sacks: 1.0
Interceptions: 0
Forced fumbles: 0
Stats at

Joe Thomas (born May 6, 1991) is an American football linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at South Carolina State University. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Green Bay Packers in 2014.


  • Professional career 1
    • Green Bay Packers 1.1
    • Dallas Cowboys 1.2
    • Second stint with the Packers 1.3
  • References 2

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

On May 12, 2014, Thomas was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Green Bay Packers. On August 26, 2014, he was placed on injured reserve by the Packers. On November 3, 2014, he was signed to the Packers' practice squad. He was cut at the end of training camp in 2015,

Dallas Cowboys

On September 8, 2015, Thomas was signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad.[1]

Second stint with the Packers

On September 21, 2015, Thomas was signed by the Packers off of the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad after a week two injury to Josh Boyd.[2][3]


  1. ^ Phillips, Rob (September 8, 2015). "Cowboys Sign 5 More To Practice Squad, Including Gus Johnson, WR Mayle". Retrieved September 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Packers place DT Josh Boyd on IR, sign LB Joe Thomas".  
  3. ^ Silverstein, Tom (September 21, 2015). "Packers sign ILB Joe Thomas to their 53-man roster".  

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