The Green Bay Packers have agreed to a one-year deal with former St. Louis Rams tight end Matthew Mulligan, his agent Kristen Kuliga confirmed Sunday.

A 6-foot-4, 265-pound fifth-year player out of the University of Maine, Mulligan has played in 16 games in each of the last two seasons.

Mulligan, 28, came into the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins in 2008 before being signed to Tennessee’s practice squad and spending portions of the next three seasons with the New York Jets.

Mulligan signed a two-year deal with St. Louis last offseason where he posted career-highs with eight catches for 84 yards and a touchdown while playing in 16 games with nine starts.

The Packers showed significant interest in Mulligan after his release last month by the Rams. He visited Green Bay on Monday and Tuesday.

A veteran of 50 NFL games. Mulligan has primarily been utilized as a blocking tight end, a position the Packers are looking to fill after Tom Crabtree signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last month.

Mulligan has experience both on special teams and as a backup long-snapper. He has 14 career receptions for 144 yards and one touchdown.

The Packers have five tight ends under contract for next season, but face some questions without Crabtree and Andrew Quarless still returning from the serious knee injury he sustained during the 2011 season.