GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As B.J. Raji limped off the field with an ankle injury after just one play in the Packers' preseason finale last week, Green Bay's 337-pound starting nose tackle tried to stay positive about it.
But with the Packers' regular-season opener just six days away, Raji was not able to practice Monday and would not discuss his status for Sunday's matchup against the San Francisco 49ers.
"I'm not going to get into that," Raji said when asked if he is confident that he'll be ready to play.
Raji, who hasn't missed a game since his rookie season in 2009, was just happy the injury wasn't worse.
"Typically when you have something that happens, like a play similar to that, when someone usually falls on your leg out of your view, it's usually a worse injury than what it was," Raji said. "I was just fortunate I was able to walk. It's getting better. I'm happy about that."
Once Raji got to the sideline, he was ruled out for the remainder of the game as a precaution without do...