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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the Packers to get back to .500 with an upset win on the road over the Houston Texans on Sunday night, they'll likely have to do so without several of their key players.
Two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Greg Jennings (groin) has officially been ruled out. This will be the third game this season Jennings will miss due to the groin injury he initially suffered on the team's final drive in Week 1.
"He's probably at the spot where he was before he played against the Saints (in Week 4)," coach Mike McCarthy said Friday. "We're going to go another six days before we even attempt to test him. That's our plan."
Tight end Jermichael Finley (shoulder) and Pro Bowl nose tackle B.J. Raji (ankle) are both questionable. They each left last Sunday's game in Indianapolis after suffering injuries. Finley was able to be a limited participant in Friday's practice, but Raji did not participate at all.
"B.J. is a little further behind (in his recovery)," McCarthy said. "He was not able to go through the rehab part of it."
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings is out of Sunday night's game at Houston, according to PackersNews.com.
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