Source: Packers claim safety Abram off waivers

by Ricardo Gutierrez - The Packers have claimed Johnathan Abram off waivers from the Raiders, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Source: Packers claim safety Johnathan Abram off waivers play Stephen A. calls out Rodgers: 'He has looked like absolute trash' (2:32) Stephen A. Smith blames Aaron Rodgers for not living up to his usual level of greatness this season. (2:32) 4:17 PM ET ESPN The Green Bay Packers have claimed Johnathan Abram off waivers from the Las Vegas Raiders , a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Abram, a 2019 first-round draft pick by the Raiders, was waived on Tuesday. He had been a starter at strong safety since being drafted but with a new regime taking over the Raiders in general manager Dave Ziegler and coach Josh McDaniels, Abram lost his starting job in Week 8 this season to Duron Harmon . Abram's special teams snaps started to go up, and he was rumored to be shopped at the trade deadline, but to no avail. Editor's Picks Week 10 buzz, upset picks: Deepest NFL divisions, struggling Packers and Rams, OBJ destinations 10h Jeremy Fowler and Dan Graziano Raiders waive former 1st-round draft pick Abram 23h Paul Gutierrez 2 Related According to NFL Next Gen Stats, of the 121 players who have logged at least 1,000 coverage snaps since 2019, Abram has allowed the second-highest completion percentage as a nearest defender. Abram, who turned 26 last month, has three career interceptions and 11 passes defensed in 36 career games, 34 starts. He also had 255 tackles, with 9.5 stuffs and a fumble recovery. ESPN's Paul Gutierrez contributed to this report.