Found September 04, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers won't have their full complement of cornerbacks in their Week 1 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers as Casey Hayward has already been ruled out. Hayward, who finished third in the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year race last season, suffered a hamstring injury before training camp and missed the first 15 practices. Hayward returned Aug. 19 but hurt that same hamstring again in the Packers' third preseason game and has been out since. "I don't really have a timeline for Casey," coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday. "I hope his status is different next week. When you talk to Casey, he says he's great and making progress, but he will not be available this week." Hayward started seven games for Green Bay as a rookie and had six interceptions. Despite Hayward's success last season, he was never able to put himself in contention for one of the Packers' starting cornerback spots this season after missing so many practices. Sam Shields and Tramon Williams will almost certainly be Green Bay's two starting outside cornerbacks. Hayward excelled in the slot in 2012, but that role will likely now go to this year's promising rookie cornerback, Micah Hyde. "Micah Hyde is really probably one of the top producers as far as production throughout training camp and this will be a great opportunity for him," McCarthy said. "Our secondary is a group that we feel like we've made a lot of progress with. Micah will do whatever is asked and I have a lot of confidence in him." Follow Paul Imig on Twitter

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