Green Bay Packers sign USFL standout tight end Sal Cannella before training camp begins,

The Green Bay Packers have added tight end Sal Cannella to the roster,

general manager Brian Gutekunst and the team announced Thursday.

Cannella comes to Green Bay just days before the Packers are set to start training camp. 

Cannella spent time with the Miami Dolphins during training camp in 2021

Before moving on to join the New Orleans Breakers of the United States Football League.

He was named to the all-USFL team after a season in which he accumulated 34 receptions for 368 yards, with two touchdowns. 

The 6-foot-5, 242-pound tight end began his college career in 2016, playing for Scottsdale (Arizona) Community College.