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The Packers’ win over the Texans on Sunday night could be potentially season-altering. I thought it would be the monumental, signature victory that rights the ship for an inconsistent team that has yet to win or lose back-to-back games, but they did lose several key players which was not good news.
Green Bay’s 42-14 win at Houston came at a steep price. Coach Mike McCarthy, who usually withholds any revealing information about the severity of injuries after a game was upfront.
“Unfortunately, we have some potentially serious injuries,” McCarthy said.
Linebacker D.J. Smith and RB Brandon Saine crumpled to the turf and left the game with significant right knee injuries. Both wore grimaces on their faces as they were helped off the field by trainers. In the locker room, they both were on crutches with their knees wrapped. both are done for the season.
“We feel the injuries are significant,” McCarthy said of Smith and Saine. “We’ll have to recover from that and move on.”
But that wasn’t all.
Outside linebacker Nick Perry left the game with a knee injury. Though he was seen walking around and laughing on the sideline during the game, he didn’t return. Well today news out of Green Bay is that Perry will be ok. He was just banged up, and it is not as serious as they originally thought. Both Perry and Sam Shields walked out blessed.
The Packers signed Johnny White the former draft pick of the Buffalo Bills, to come in and fill a void at back up runningback for the Saine injury. We shall see if the Packers can keep it going two weeks in a row.
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The Green Bay Packers have announced that they will be
without starting linebacker D.J. Smith and backup running back Brandon Saine
for the remainder of the season, reports Kareem Copeland of NFL.com.
Smith injured his knee during the Packers’ victory over the
Houston Texans Monday Sunday night. Coach Mike McCarthy didn’t offer details on
Smith’s injury, just...
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It was going to be a defining moment in the Packers' season regardless of the outcome.
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Stringing wins together was something the Green Bay Packers did with ease last season.
This year, not so much.
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As impressive as Sunday...
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Defensive coordinator Dom Capers, special teams coordinator...
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The knee injury sustained by inside linebacker D.J. Smith could be extremely costly for a defense that already was without standout Desmond Bishop.
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