Packers getting third-down difference-maker in Za'Darius Smith


There's a $16 million signing bonus and more than half of the deal ($27.5 million) comes over the first two seasons. After moving veteran cornerback Tramon Williams to free safety last season due to trading away Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Amos is a definite upgrade. Packers defensive coordinator Mike Pettine prioritizes interior pressure and will likely use Smith in similar ways, potentially as his go-to rusher at several spots along the defensive line. Smith has 24.5 career sacks and he totaled a person-best 53 tackles last season.

P. Smith is also the better player between him and Z. Smith.

Who did the Packers pay that kind of money to? Smith, who had four sacks last season with the Washington Redskins, tweeted "Blessed beyond measures" with cheese emojis and the hashtag #GoPackGo after agreeing to his deal.

Green Bay ranked 18th in total defense and 22nd in points allowed a year ago. He came on in a big way with the Ravens this past year when he racked up 8.5 sacks and 26 quarterback hits.

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From 2005-2017, the Green Bay Packers employed Ted Thompson as their general manager. "He did a tremendous job on the field, was a great teammate and a true professional". The agreement won't become official until Wednesday at 3 p.m., which marks the start of the new league year.

Former Chicago Bears Safety Adrian Amos has agreed to a four-year, $37 million deal, according to ESPN reporter Adam Schefter.

Turner gets a $28 million, four-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the move. Amos brings his extensive experience to Green Bay after starting in 56 of 60 games since being drafted in 2015.