While Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn’t offer an
injury update on wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Greg Jennings, he did not rule
out the possibility that linebacker Clay Matthews could be available this
weekend when the team takes on the Detroit Lions, reports ESPN Wisconsin.
Asked as a follow-up whether
Matthews, whom he initially said would miss “a couple weeks,” might in fact be
available this week, McCarthy did not rule him out.
Matthews pulled his hamstring
during a Nov. 4 contest against the Arizona Cardinals. McCarthy indicated that
the team was putting the linebacker through “some tougher rehab” yesterday and
would see how he responded.
Jennings missed last weekend’s contest while continuing to
recover from abdominal surgery, while Nelson exited early following an ankle
injury. Nelson was considered questionable heading into the weekend due to a
Beyond Matthews, Jennings and Nelson, Packers fans will
receive injury updates later in the week regarding safety Charles Woodson
(collarbone) and fullback John Kuhn (hamstring).
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