GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As one rookie's season ended prematurely, another rookie was finally getting his first chance. That was the case this week when the Green Bay Packers placed wide receiver Myles White on injured reserve and replaced him on the active roster with offensive lineman JC Tretter.
White partially tore his meniscus in the Packers' Week 14 win over Atlanta after hauling in a five-yard catch and getting his foot caught in the dirt.
"I just thought he rolled up on me, kind of like a twisted ankle," White said. "I went into the training room just to kind of get it checked out, and it ended up being a tear."
Though it's an injury that typically requires surgery, White will not need to go that route.
"It's not deep enough of a tear; it's not all the way through," White said. "Hopefully it heals up and we take it from there."
White was told by Green Bay's medical staff that the injury would take between 3-4 weeks for him to get back on the field. But, with less than three w...