INDIANAPOLIS -- Training camp is still five months away, but even that length of time likely won't be enough for Green Bay Packers defensive end Jerel Worthy.
Worthy, who tore his ACL in the final game of the regular season, underwent knee surgery in mid-January and has a long road to recovery.
"I think training camp is definitely going to be a stretch, just because of the timing of his injury," coach Mike McCarthy said Friday at the Combine. "Once again, he has to go through the rehab process and get healthy."
Worthy, the first of Green Bay's two second-round picks in 2012, did not live up to his draft position as a rookie. He recorded 14 tackles, 2.5 sacks and one forced fumble.
"I like a lot of the things he did," McCarthy said. "He brings a lot of energy. There's a lot of things he can improve on, and I definitely think he can be one of those players who makes a jump in year two."
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