Packers place Jaire Alexander on IR, activate Lancaster

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Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander (23) intercepts a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle, middle, during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander is headed for the injured reserve, the team announced Saturday.

Alexander went down injured last week during Green Bay’s 27-17 win over Pittsburgh.

The team also activated defensive lineman Tyler Lancaster from the reserve/COVID-19 list and elevated Ben Braden and Equanimeous St. Brown from the practice squad to the active roster.

The Packers take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Kickoff is scheduled for noon.