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Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, who left Sunday's game against Minnesota with a hamstring injury, has been downgraded to doubtful for Sunday's game against Green Bay.Fantasy Spin:Green Bay has plenty of depth in the receiving corps, particularly with the return of Greg Jennings, so this injury shouldn't affect Aaron Rodgers' performance too drastically - just Nelson's fantasy owners.
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Packers DB Charles Woodson is close to returning.
It appears that Charles Woodson is close to returning to the Packers. That’s great news.
So, what are the Packers going to do with him?
As soon as Clay Matthews got hurt, you saw an immediate decline in the pass rush. There hasn’t been a major dropoff in pass coverage with Woodson injured. In fact, we’ve seen a few young players...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers veteran wide receiver Donald Driver has a broken thumb, which explains why the franchise's all-time leading receiver was inactive Sunday for the first time since a quadriceps injury kept him out of a game Nov. 7, 2010.
It was only the fourth game Driver has missed over the past decade.
"The thumb is OK, (but) it's broken," Driver said...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It doesn't require the advantage of hindsight to know that the Packers had little room for injuries on their offensive line this season. The team knew it was running a risk since the first day of practice. And for nine weeks, Green Bay got away with it.
But now, after a season-ending hip injury to starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga on Nov. 4 and the recent...
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed today that wide receiver Jordy Nelson re-injured his hamstring during yesterday’s game against the Vikings.
The good news is that the injury doesn’t appear to be serious.
MM: Nelson would be “pressed” to play this week. Lang probably further along.(same hamstring for Nelson)
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) December 3, 2012
With a depleted backfield, the Green Bay Packers have brought back a player from their past, adding veteran free agent RB Ryan Grant. The Packers have lost RB Cedric Benson for the season and could lose RB James Starks for the remainder of the season with a knee injury. The loss of Starks leaves the Packers with little depth on the roster with Alex Green likely to shoulder the majority...
According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has indicated that running back James Starks will miss multiple weeks due a knee injury he suffered this past week.
MM: Starks’ injury will be “multiple weeks.” Flared up Monday. Thought it was a bruise.
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) December 5, 2012
The good news is that Starks...
Detroit Lions (4-8) at Green Bay Packers (8-4)
This is a really interesting game. Earlier this week, I wrote about some of the parity related things that happen every single year and how those could be used to help predict games the rest of the way. The Lions are by far the likeliest candidate to be this year’s team that goes from in the playoffs to 5 wins or fewer. Only the Saints...
Safety Charles Woodson and cornerback Sam Shields, one half of the Green Bay Packers' starting secondary, returned to practice Wednesday, ending a six-week span in which both were sidelined.
"It was great to have Charles out there," McCarthy said. "He's getting close. He was able to do the competitive drill and worked throughout the team. It's a good...
Anti-Power Rankings: The opposite of power rankings – an update of the player list that takes into account crappy play meshed with overall fan criticism (i.e. Ahmad Carroll #1 All-Time).
As predicted, the Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran all over the Green Bay Packers, but the Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder handed the game away. The other great things...
Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr collapsed during a speech in Madison, Wis., on Tuesday. Conference organizers say he appears to be OK.
The Green Bay Packers' former quarterback and coach finished speaking at the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority conference at Monona Terrace, then collapsed on stage.
Authority spokesman Kevin Fischer says Starr then sat...
Last week: 13 (-4)
Net points per drive: 0.15 (13th)
DVOA: 23.7% (5th)
Weighted DVOA: 22.3% (5th)
QB Aaron Rodgers: 27 of 35 for 286 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception, 3 thrown away, 1 drop, 106.3 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 16 of 41 drop backs (2 sacks, 2 scrambles, 6 of 12, 3 thrown away, 1 drop)
RG Josh Sitton: Did not allow a pressure on 47 pass block...
Fancy yourself the Ultimate Cheesehead from Wisconsin? Always wanted to be on TV? Well here’s your chance.
There are plans in the works for a new TV series based on you – the Cheesehead. They’re looking for big personalities who live and breath the Cheesehead lifestyle (whatever that is).
Casting Call is at the Stadium View Bar (1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay WI 54304) on Thursday...