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Greg Jennings and Jordy Nelson have done almost nothing after a parade of big plays and touchdowns last season. Jennings has 78 yards this season, a total he surpassed 41 times in his career. Nelson, meanwhile, has seen his per-catch average fall by 6.0 yards.
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Steve Wyche of the NFL Network reported Monday night that Green Bay Packers RB Cedric Benson will be out approximately eight weeks with the dreaded Lisfranc injury. If he needs surgery, he'll be done for the rest of the season. Benson currently leads the team with 248 yards on 71 carries. After him at RB, not much to note. Alex Green follows way ebhind with 57 yards. With...
According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette via Rotoworld.com, the Packers will likely consider starting James Starks at running back with Cedric Benson out for at least the next eight weeks.Starks looked very unimpressive during the preseason and hasn’t played yet in the regular season because of a turf toe injury. Alex Green will also likely get some carries this Sunday against the Texans.
The Packers haven't started off the season as well as the team expected and quarterback Aaron Rodgers concedes that he's not playing his best football.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Now that the Packers have a 2-3 record and are struggling this season, the questions to quarterback Aaron Rodgers during his weekly meeting with the media were a bit more direct than usual. Rodgers addressed the offense's issues, his interceptions, playing the undefeated Houston Texans this weekend and much more.Five question-and-answer highlights:1. Why do...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There's a reason it had been 55 years since the last time the Packers lost a game after leading by 18 points at halftime. For any NFL franchise, that's a large enough margin for even the poorest of second-half performances to still sneak by with a win. But Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay lost despite its 21-3 halftime lead and showed just...
Former USC linebackers Clay Matthews and Brian Cushing were supposed to be leading their respective NFL defenses against each other when the Green Bay Packers visit the Houston Texans on Sunday night, and Matthews is upset that likely won't happen due to what he views as a hole in the NFL rulebook.Cushing left the Texans' Monday night win against the New York Jets in the...
Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji is having an MRI taken on his injured ankle Monday, but early reports indicate that no structural damage is expected to be found, according to the NFL Network. Raji left Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts in the second quarter when he hurt the ankle while being blocked. He did not return and the Packers eventually lost to the...
After Sunday’s loss to the Colts, Packers running back Cedric Benson said that he doesn’t believe his foot injury is very serious.
“I was able to walk on it,” said Benson, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Guys who have had [the lisfranc injury] usually can’t.”
I’m sure Benson will undergo further tests today to determine how severe his injury is
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have ruled out running back Cedric Benson from playing in Sunday’s game against the Texans.Benson suffered a foot injury during yesterday’s loss to the Colts.
If Cedric Benson's foot sprain heals quickly enough, he could be back in action for the final four games.
So far this season it doesn’t matter if it’s the replacement officials or the regular officials, but the Green Bay Packers have been forced to deal with a lot of tough calls this season.“It’s definitely on us as players,” one Packer told Lori Nickel of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “But I think the refs are out to get us this year.”Even though the Packers have had...