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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Five things to watch for in the Week 7 matchup between the Green Bay Packers (3-2) and Cleveland Browns (3-3) at Lambeau Field:
1. Passing game without two key wide receivers
This is the first of eight games in which the Packers will be without top receiver Randall Cobb, who's on injured reserve with the designation to return after suffering a fractured right fibula. It's also likely that Green Bay won't have James Jones (knee), who's listed as questionable and didn't practice all week.
Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' passing game hasn't been dominant in the past three games like it often has been in recent years. Rodgers has only one touchdown pass in each of the last three games, but just as troubling for Green Bay's offense is that it has only scored two total touchdowns in the past two games and both of them have come on long pass plays.
It won't be any easier for Rodgers and the offense to begin putting up big numbers no...
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Today the Green Bay Packers claimed former Seattle Seahawks draft pick Chris Harper. @BWilliamsonESPN: #49ers According to source WR Chris Harper claimed by #Packers Harper was released by the Niners so they could sign a defensive lineman. Harper was originally a fourth-round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks in April and spent training camp with […]
Week 7 Injury Report James Jones – Questionable: For a team that loves a three-wideout package, the Packers suddenly likely find themselves down two. It’s hard to imagine that Jones is out there on Sunday, and Cobb is done until very late in the year at best. Jordy Nelson and Jarrett Boykin are likely to see a sharp uptick in targets against the Browns. Cecil Shorts and Justin...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The loss of Randall Cobb for at least eight weeks is a significant loss for the Green Bay Packers' offense. On punt returns, however, Cobb's absence might not be felt much, at least based on the glowing praise that coach Mike McCarthy gave rookie Micah Hyde.
Hyde had been splitting punt-return duties with Cobb situationally in recent weeks after the Packers...
The Green Bay Packers have listed cornerback Casey Hayward and wide receiver James Jones as questionable for Sunday’s matchup with the Browns.
Jones suffered a leg injury last week that could end up keeping him out this week, but it looks like right now that he has a 50-50 chance of playing.
Below is the rest of the Packers injury report from Packers.com.
Here are all of the answers to this week's questions in the latest edition of Packers Mailbag:
Q: The Packers rank in the top 5 in all categories except passing yards against, which I think I read they were ranked 22nd. (Note: Actually ranked 28th.) The secondary of the Packers as a group is terrible. They can't tackle. They were outrun by a TE on one play on Sunday. They...
According to Jason Wilde of ESPNWisconsin.com, Green Bay Packers WR James Jones and LB Mike Neal did not practice Friday and put them at risk of not playing Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
In news which doesn't bode well for their availability on Sunday, James Jones and Mike Neal were not present at the media portion of practice.
The two were considered to be among those that the team was on the fence about playing this week and their unavailability at practice is a hit to their likeliness of playing the Browns this weekend.
This week six edition of football in the NFC North brought to light some good news, bad news, and ugly news. This week also re-defined why this division has the nickname of the “black and blue division”. At this point in the season, it seems like it is a three horse race to the finish line with the Vikings straggling behind looking at a last place finish.
First, the ugly news...
Packers receiver James Jones, diagnosed with a sprained PCL in his left knee, missed practice again on Friday and is extremely doubtful for Sunday's game.Fantasy Spin:That would leave the receiving duties to Jordy Nelson, Jarrett Boykin and Jermichael Finley. Nelson would become a must-start option while Boykin could have low-end starter value.
This week has been a pretty uneventful one for the Green Bay Packers. No...wait...other way around, sorry: it's been a very eventful week for the Pack. It could cause more than a few Packer fans to get...nervous.After all, the Packers lost two of their starting receivers in the win against the Ravens, James Jones and Randall Cobb, for varying amounts of time. It was hoped that...
In this week’s edition of Behind Enemy Lines, Amanda and Chris chat with Browns insider Mike Krupka (@MikeKrupka) of DawgsByNature.com to chat about this Sunday’s Packers-Browns game as well as Cleveland’s quarterback situation, the strengths of its defense, and what the Browns might do in the 2014 draft.
Listen using the player below or download the podcast from the Packers...
On Sunday the Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers will meet in a Week 7 contest
Few would have pegged the Browns at 3-3 but that is exactly where they stand as they face a the 3-2 Packers.
Coverage of the game between the Browns and Packers will air on CBS beginning at 4:25 pm ET from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI.
Calvin Johnson appears to be on the mend, while the Packers, Jaguars and Patriots are dealing with injuries among their wide receiving corps. Which...