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Packers sign third-round pick Thornton

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Third-round draft pick Khyri Thornton was the latest Green Bay Packers' rookie to sign his contract, meaning all but three of the team's nine draft picks are under contract.

Thornton is the highest of their selections to sign. The defensive tackle from Southern Miss was the 85th overall player selected and was the first of the Packers' two third-round picks.

It leaves only first-round pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, second-round pick Davante Adams and third-round pick Richard Rodgers unsigned.

Thornton's deal was expected to be worth $2,833,252 for four years and will include a signing bonus of $563,252.

Here's a look at the contract status for the Packers' entire draft class:

  • First round: S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, unsigned.

  • Second round: WR Davante Adams, unsigned.

  • Third round: DT Khyri Thornton, signed a four-year, $2,833,252 contract (including a $563,252 signing bonus) on May 19; TE Richard Rodgers, unsigned.

  • Fourth round: OLB Carl Bradford signed a four-year, $2,649,300 contract ($429,300 signing bonus) on May 16.

  • Fifth round: C Corey Linsley, signed a four-year, $2,405,000 contract ($185,000 signing bonus) on May 15; WR Jared Abbrederis, signed a four-year, $2,364,560 contract ($144,560 signing bonus) on May 14.

  • Sixth round: CB Demetri Goodson, signed a four-year, $2,323,152 ($103,152 signing bonus) on May 16.

  • Seventh round: WR Jeff Janis, signed a four-year, $2,271,392 contract ($51,392 signing bonus) on May 14.