Offensive lineman Jared Veldheer, who replaced Indianapolis Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo in the team’s AFC Wild Card game against the Buffalo Bills, will suit for the Green Bay Packers in their NFC Divisional Round showdown. with the Los Angeles Rams.
Veldheer is expected to play a vital role for the Packers, who will be without Pro Bowl left tackle David Bakhtiari after suffering an ACL tear at the end of the year.
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According to ESPN, Veldheer will be the first player in league history to play for two teams in the same postseason. The only reason Veldheer is allowed to sign with the Packers is because he was on the Colts’ training squad.
The COVID-19 training team rules are the only reason this was made possible.
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Since making his NFL debut in 2010, Veldheer has played 121 games for five different teams, including the Raiders, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos and Colts. Veldheer, who weighs 6 feet 8 inches and 321 pounds, retired after an eight-day stint with the New England Patriots last season. He ended up playing with the Packers a few months later for a short spell, which spanned four games including the playoffs.
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In September, he retired despite a contract offer from the Dallas Cowboys. However, his second retirement only lasted three months after the Colts brought him to the team in December.
Now, Veldheer will have the opportunity to block for Aaron Rodgers, the leader of the NFL MVP. Potentially standing in his way, Aaron Donald will be the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year.