Packers release punter Jacob Schum

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Green Bay released Jacob Schum, who played in every game a year ago for the Packers, on Thursday.

The Packers also announced the official signing of fourth-round pick Jamaal Williams and the addition of undrafted receiver Colby Pearson, who will take Schum's spot on the 90-man roster.

Schum punted in all 16 games a year ago, with a 43.2 average per punt.

Just one draft pick remains unsigned, third-round defensive tackle Montravius Adams.

Schum played in all 16 games and three postseason contests for the Packers last season after being claimed off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 30, 2016.

That means the Packers could have a new punter for the second consecutive season. Schum's net average of 39.1 yards, which ranked 24th, was a yard worse than Masthay's from 2015 but slightly better than Masthay's career mark.

Vogel was undrafted out of Miami this spring and signed with the Packers as a free agent. Opponents returned 31.3 percent of his punts, and he put 25 of his 64 punts inside the 20-yard line vs. only two touchbacks.

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