Found October 16, 2013 on The Pack Mentality:
For all the Packers injuries, it's nice to get some good news on the injury front. Offensive lineman Derek Sherrod returned to practice today on the first day that he was eligible to come of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. Per SB Nation: The big positive news is that Derek Sherrod, who is on the Physically Unable to Perform list, was eligible to practice for the first time today and did so. The team was not in pads today, so he is not ready to play in a game yet, but the fact that he was finally working on the practice field with his teammates is a great sign for a player who went through a horrible injury. The injury referred to was a broken leg that Sherrod suffered during the 2011 season that caused Sherrod to miss all of the 2012 season. It is really great to see him working his way back into the lineup after such a long rehabilitation process. As for other Packers who could have some good news, Casey Hayward, Mike Neal, James Jones and B...

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According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Packers TE Jermichael Finley could “play a lot” of receiver during Sunday’s game against the Browns. Green Bay placed WR Randall Cobb on injured reserve with the designation to return on Tuesday and there’s also some doubt as to whether or not James Jones will be available in Week 7. Finley is no stranger...

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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...

Mike McCarthy gives history lesson to injury ravaged Packers

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Green Bay Packers OLB Nick Perry Has Broken Foot

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Eddie Lacy May Become the Packers MVP

The Packers had this feeling that they had struck gold when they drafted Eddie Lacy this past April. A bruising, power running back with the ability to wear down opposing defenses, Lacy was seen as the answer at a position which had been less than inspiring since Ryan Grant stopped being a 1,000 yard rusher. The hope was that Lacy would be able to add another dimension to the already...

Green Bay Packers: Injuries just keep piling up

Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is hit in the knee by Ravens safety Matt Elam (Photo credit: Nick Wass/AP) For the second time is as many weeks, the Green Bay Packers have lost a key part of their team.  Wide receivers Randall Cobb and James Jones were both injured in Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens.  At least for me, this season is starting to look like the 2010...

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With the slew of injuries that the Packers had at wide receiver this past week, it is unsurprising that the team is looking for options to fill the team's suddenly thin receiving corps. With Randall Cobb out for a couple of weeks, and James Jones status unceratin for this week, the Packers had Jordy Nelson and Jarrett Boykin as the only healthy receivers on the roster...

Fantasy Football Week 7: The Creeper Report

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Packers’ Randall Cobb out 6-8 weeks

When the Green Bay Packers initially announced Randall Cobb’s leg injury, head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters that the wide receiver would miss multiple weeks. A source later clarified that vague figure, telling Tyler Dunne of the Journal Sentinel that Cobb will miss six to eight weeks due to a fractured fibula he suffered during Sunday’s win over the Baltimore Ravens. Cobb...

Multiple TE sets likely outcome of WR losses

The Green Bay Packers almost certainly will have to turn more to a two-tight end offense while receiver Randall Cobb is out for at least eight weeks because of a broken fibula. The Packers on Tuesday placed Cobb on injured reserve-designated for return which means he can’t practice for at least six weeks and can’t play in a game for at least eight weeks. Much of the Packers’...

Cobb to Special IR List; White Gets Promotion

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