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Packers DL Jerel Worthy
Packers defensive end Jerel Worthy suffered a significant knee injury against the Minnesota Vikings and will not play in the postseason.
Worthy left the locker room Sunday wearing a full leg brace and relying on crutches. The extent of his injury has not yet been released.
The Packers selected Worthy with the No. 51 overall pick in last April’s draft and played in 14 games as a rookie. Worthy tied for sixth on the team with 2.5 sacks in the regular season.
Without Worthy in the mix, the Packers will rely on their normal starting three-man line consisting of B.J. Raji, Ryan Pickett and C.J. Wilson. Mike Neal and rookie Mike Daniels will be the team’s top reserves moving forward. Neal has proved to be effective as a pass rusher, racking up 4.5 sacks this season, while Daniels has been a pleasant surprise as well.
Jordan Miller, a recent call-up from the practice squad rounds out the Packers’ six defensive linemen on the current roster.
Although Worthy will not ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers rookie defensive lineman Jerel Worthy is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in Sunday's regular-season finale.
Worthy, a second-round pick by Green Bay (No. 51 overall), started four games this season and had 2.5 sacks, 14 tackles and one forced fumble.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers veteran defensive back Charles Woodson has been cleared to play and will be available in Saturday's playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Woodson has been out since breaking his collarbone on Oct. 21, missing the final nine regular-season games. The original expectation from the team was that Woodson would be out only six weeks, but the eight...
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced on Wednesday that rookie defensive end Jerel Worthy will miss the entire postseason due to a knee injury.
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The Green Bay Packers lost to the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday, causing them to miss out on securing the No. 2 seed in the NFC Playoffs and a first round bye. That loss to the Vikings sets up a first round playoff matchup with their NFC North rival, only this time, a couple of things will be different.
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