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Sean Richardson was splurging Sunday night after the Packers’ much-harder-than-expected victory over the reeling Jacksonville Jaguars.
Richardson had several reasons to celebrate.
The rookie safety, an undrafted free agent from Vanderbilt signed May 8, was activated for the second straight game.
Richardson made the stat sheet with one special teams tackle in the game, a modest contribution but a step in the right direction for an unheralded player trying to make an impression.
With safety Charles Woodson sidelined with a broken collarbone, Richardson is the next man up to back up starters Morgan Burnett and M.D. Jennings.
The elder Richardson, a high school teacher and football coach, traveled to St. Louis last week for the Packers-Rams game and was in the Lambeau Field stands Sunday.
“I haven’t seen him for three months except for 20 minutes at the St. Louis game,” Richardson said. “We’re going to enjoy this week together.”
Richardson grew up on the family farm in Linden, a small t...
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