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It appears a Green Bay Packers offense missing several proven playmakers soon could have wide receiver James Jones back in the fold.
Whether that’s in time for Sunday’s game in Minnesota is uncertain but Packers coach Mike McCarthy said during his Monday news conference he’s hopeful the 29-year-old receiver will be back in the coming weeks.
Jones missed his first game in nearly five years Sunday a 31-13 win over Cleveland because of a knee sprain he sustained in a 19-17 win over Baltimore.
“Hope so. We’ll see Wednesday” McCarthy said of Jones’ status for this week. “They thought probably two possibly three weeks was the timeline that they put on it. So James is not your normal guy. He’s genetically gifted so we’ll see what happens.”
The Packers managed without Jones’ production on the perimeter partly because of second-year receiver Jarrett Boykin’s career day — eight catches for 103 yards and his first NFL touchdown.
Still they’ll need all able-bodied receiving options afte
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Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley has been told by doctors that he should be released from the hospital within the next 24 hours, reports ESPN. According to ESPN sources, Finley will likely miss at least four to six weeks. He will not require surgery and all current indications are that he will be able to resume his NFL career. Finley’s current
With Jermichael Finley currently hospitalized in the intensive care unit, the Green Bay Packers could be looking for a replacement. According to Pro Football Talk, the Washington Redskins are shooping tight end Fred Davis. Davis signed a free agent contract earlier this season to remain a Skin. Now the team is attempting to trade him. […]
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Packers tight end Jermichael Finley stayed overnight in the ICU after suffering a neck injury during Sunday’s win over the Browns.
Packers TE Jermichael Finley in ICU after his neck injury. He has not had surgery as of early this a.m. and status uncertain. Monitoring.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) October 21, 2013
The good news is that...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There was some sense of relief from Green Bay Packers coaches and players when they arrived at Lambeau Field on Monday and found out that tight end Jermichael Finley was moving around his hospital room. Less than 24 hours earlier, Finley was motionless in the middle of the field and needed to be carted away on a stretcher after suffering a neck injury.
With Roger Goodell and the NFL currently trying to do whatever it takes to make the NFL safer for the players, Week 7 of the 2013 season was not a great example of the emphasis placed on player safety. Not only were there a crazy amount of injuries, but there were multiple season-ending injuries for prominent players.
Bears QB Jay Cutler tore his groin in a loss...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Having assessed the film of the Packers' 31-13 win over the Cleveland Browns in Week 7, Green Bay's coordinators broke down the bigger topics from the game with the media.
Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator:
DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR DOM CAPERS
1. With as good as Jamari Lattimore has been in his two starts, did you see this...
In a scary situation on Sunday, Packers starting TE Jermichael Finley had to be carted off the field after taking a shot to the head/neck region. Finley remained down on the ground for a while before the stretcher came out, ultimately taking him to the ambulance to be transported to the hospital. Finley did have movement in his extremities when he was carted off.
Finley was initially...
While his long-term status is still far from certain, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy had a positive update on tight end Jermichael Finley on Monday.
Less than 24 hours after suffering an injury that forced Finley to spend the night in the hospital, McCarthy said that the sixth-year player was “very upbeat, very positive” and performing daily activities.
It was a scary scene at Lambeau Field on Sunday night when Jermichael Finley suffered a neck injury that left him immobilized, but the Packers tight end appears to be recovering at a rapid pace and his sense of humor seems to be unharmed.
Finley suffered a significant injury against the Browns, taking a blow to the head that led him to be stretchered off the field and transferred...
What has happened to Packers Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers?
There must be an impostor roaming the coaches box on game days.
This has to be the case, because since the Bye Week, the Packers defense has been playing with a fire lit under them not seen in some time under Capers regime. And it is a more than pleasant sight to see.
The season started off looking like it would be more...
Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Packers tight end Jermichael Finley will probably need surgery on his bruised spinal cord.Fantasy Spin:The surgery would undoubtedly end Finley's season and could jeopardize the rest of his career. Spinal injuries are a very serious matter, though it's worth noting that Peyton Manning was able to make a full recovery...
As one of the first players on the scene Andrew Quarless tried to help Jermichael Finley up.
The Packers tight end took a violent shot from Cleveland's Tashaun Gipson on a 10-yard reception.
"And he told me he couldn’t move" Quarless said "so I said ‘Just stay there.’ It was tough.”
Finely could talk but he couldn't move. Eventually he was taken...
The Green Bay Packers won the game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, but they may have been hit with a pretty big loss--tight end Jermichael Finley. He was having a solid day with five catches for 72 yards and a touchdown when a scary hit caused him to go down. After what seemed like an eternity he was carted off the field and taken to the hospital.
His injury was severe...
The Green Bay Packers toyed with the Cleveland Browns all day Sunday afternoon, lighting up the scoreboard as they got out to a quick 14-0 lead after one quarter and held the lead the entire way.
Finely, who spent the night in the ICU while having several tests done, is said to be doing well and has walked around some, but as head coach Mike McCarthy said, any timetable for him...
On Sunday night, Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley tweeted that not only is he out of the ICU, but he was able to walk to and from the shower.