Source: Veldheer to Packers after Colts WC start

6:58 PM ET

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Jared Veldheer saved the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs last year, and he could do it again this year — and would make NFL history in the process.

The veteran offensive tackle will sign with the Packers, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Monday.

Veldheer, 33, started at left tackle for the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday in their wild-card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens and would be the first player in NFL history to play postseason games for two different playoff teams in the same season if he appears in the Packers’ NFC divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday.

He is allowed to sign with Green Bay because he was on the Colts’ practice squad and was only elevated for the Colts’ playoff game and not signed to the 53-man roster, and he should be allowed to practice immediately because was in the Colts’ COVID-19 testing program.

The Packers previously lured Jared Veldheer out of retirement, and he started for them in last year’s NFC divisional playoff win over the Seahawks. Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports

Veldheer started for the Packers at right tackle in last year’s NFC

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