Packers News and Injury Updates

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The Green Bay Packers are coming off a gut wrenching blowout loss to the Tennessee Titans and are looking to get back on track against the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football. A big part of the recent losses is the lack of a running game and the defense looking rather invisible. After holding some good running backs to small games in the first 4 weeks, the Packers D came back to life and surrending big games to opposing running backs. A missing link to the Packers D is Linebacker Clay Matthews who is supposed to be returning for this weeks game vs. the Redskins. While we talk injuries, lets take a look at the most recent injury report:

Name/Posistion/Injury/Practice status on Thursday

  • David Bakhtiari-T-Knee-Limited Practice.
  • Randall Cobb-WR-Hamstring-Limited Practice.
  • Clay Matthews-LB-Hamstring-Limited Practice.
  • Quinten Rollins-CB-Groin-Limited Practice.
  • Jared Cook-TE-Ankle-Full Practice.
  • Micah Hyde-DB-Shoulder-Full Practice
  • Ty Montgomery-WR-Illness-Full Practice
  • T.J. Lang-G-Foot-Did Not Practice.
  • Damarious Randall-CB-Groin-Did Not Practice.
  • Jake Ryan-LB-Ankle-Did Not Practice.
  • J.C.Tretter-C/G-Knee-Did Not Practice.

 

In other news with the run game being so stagnant and stale, the Pack went out and made a move. Early in the week Seattle cut running back Christine Michael and with a need the Green Bay Packers acquired Michael off waivers. James Starks will presumeably take the bulk of the carries as Michael is still learning but expect Michael to make a huge impact in the weeks coming.

 

UPDATE 10:12 am

Coach Mike McCarthy adressed the media and ruled TJ Lang and Jake Ryan OUT for Sundays game vs. Washington. David Bakhtiari, Clay Matthews and Jared Cook :look good”and that today and tomorrow will make the decision for Clay and Jared. As for Bakhtiari, McCarthy said he looks good and has no concerns.

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