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Charles Woodson was back at practice on a limited basis Wednesday, and Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says the defensive back's return from a broken collarbone is ''getting close.''
Woodson has missed the last five games after breaking his collarbone against St. Louis. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers said Monday that the perennial Pro Bowler had been running routes again, but Monday was the first time he was listed as doing anything in practice on the injury report. McCarthy called it a ''good start,'' and says it was ''great'' to have Woodson back. McCarthy says Woodson will continue to be evaluated as the week goes on.
The Packers host Detroit on Sunday night.
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For the second time in just under a month the Green Bay Packers will take on the Detroit Lions.
Once again, injury news for the Packers leads the story. Jordy Nelson came out of last week’s game with a hamstring injury and it looks like it will force him to miss this game. James Starks has also been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury and it also appears...
Green Bay Packers defensive back Charles Woodson, who has been out six weeks with a broken collarbone, is likely to return next week, and conceivably could play this week against the Lions, coach Mike McCarthy said Monday, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "Charles is probably, I would think maybe next week (against Chicago) would be my guess there," McCarthy...
As we head into the stretch run of the regular season, the Green Bay Packers and head coach Mike McCarthy seem to be preparing for both Charles Woodson and Clay Matthews to return to the line up next week against the Bears. McCarthy wanted both Woodson (collarbone) and Matthews (hamstring) in pads doing a limited amount of banging around because the team will not be in pads next...
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy indicated that there’s a chance that S Charles Woodson could return from his collarbone injury and play in their Week 15 matchup against the Bears.
“If you ask Charles, he’s probably pushing to play this week,” McCarthy said, via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “There’s some more testing that you have to do to make sure he’s cleared...
Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel writes that Packers LB Clay Matthews is targeting a Week 15 return from his hamstring injury that has kept him out of the last few games.
Head coach Mike McCarthy added that he expects Matthews to practice in pads on a limited basis due to the limits on the number of padded practices that players are allowed to participate in over...
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr reportedly collapsed on stage while giving a speech at a conference.
T.J. Lang was listed as questionable and might give way to Don Barclay at right tackle on Sunday against Detroit. Five players were ruled out, including Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews and Jordy Nelson.
The early news isn't encouraging for a host of key players, including Jordy Nelson, Clay Matthews, Mike Neal and T.J. Lang. On the bright side, Charles Woodson returned to practice. That and more from Wednesday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If the Packers are going to stay atop the NFC North, they'll have to defeat the Detroit Lions without several key players.Outside linebacker Clay Matthews (hamstring), defensive back Charles Woodson (collarbone), wide receiver Jordy Nelson (hamstring), running back James Starks (knee) and defensive end C.J. Wilson (knee) are all officially out for Sunday night...
Not only didn't the Packers suffer any major injuries against Minnesota, though Jordy Nelson and T.J. Lang might not play this week, but Charles Woodson and Clay Matthews are getting close to returning to the lineup.