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Packers | John Crockett injured
Packers | Aaron Rodgers not expected to play much
Packers | Corey Linsley tore hamstring twice
Updating previous reports, Green Bay Packers C Corey Linsley (hamstring) tore his hamstring in April and again in July during offseason workouts. Linsley said the muscle isn't torn off the bone, but there is a significant tear within the muscle that requires time to heal. Linsley could miss the first six weeks of the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Packers | Corey Linsley could open season on PUP
Green Bay Packers C Corey Linsley (hamstring) remains sidelined by a torn hamstring he suffered between OTAs and training camp, and he could begin the 2016 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Packers | LBs to meet with NFL on Wednesday
Green Bay Packers LBs Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers are set to meet with the NFL on Wednesday, Aug. 24, as part of an investigation stemming from an Al-Jazeera report last December about performance-enhancing drugs.
Packers | Jordy Nelson remains on limited duty
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson worked with QB Aaron Rodgers in practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, but Nelson was once again held out of competitive, 11-on-11 periods. He might not play in any preseason games, and he and Rodgers might only have a handful of practices together before the Week 1 opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, Rodgers believes it will be enough. "Because I know exactly where he's going to be," Rodgers said. "That's the beauty of us playing together for a long time."
Packers | Aaron Rodgers fine with limited work
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers expects to play in the preseason game Friday, Aug. 26, against the San Francisco 49ers, but how much has not yet been decided. "Whatever (head coach Mike McCarthy) wants me to do," Rodgers said. "We haven't talked about play time yet. I'm not sure how long he wants me to play, but it'll be good to get out there and get some work with the guys." He doesn't expect to play in the preseason finale against the Kansas City Chiefs next week.
Packers | Jared Cook gets comfortable with QB
Green Bay Packers TE Jared Cook will play his first preseason game with QB Aaron Rodgers Friday, Aug. 26, against the San Francisco 49ers. The two have developed a rapport with one another since Cook came off the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list Aug. 9.
Packers | Durable Kenny Clark sidelined
Green Bay Packers DL Kenny Clark (back) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, due to a back injury. He said it was the first time he ever missed practice due to injury. "My first time ever missing a practice in my life, since elementary (school)," Clark said. "It's difficult watching teammates out there practicing. You just want to be out there. First time I've ever missed practice, it's crazy."
Packers | Mike Daniels battling illness
Packers | Aaron Rodgers may play
Packers | JC Tretter will start at center
Packers | No brace for Jordy Nelson
Packers | Jordy Nelson to do drills
Packers | Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson to do work
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and WR Jordy Nelson (knee) will work one-on-one as much as they can in practice Monday, Aug. 22, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. It will be Nelson's first practice of the offseason and he will be limited to individual drills. It is still unclear whether or not Nelson will play this preseason.
Packers | Brett Hundley expected to miss next game
Packers | Davante Adams having 'very good camp'
Packers | Eddie Lacy runs well
Packers | Brett Hundley aggravates ankle injury
Packers | Jordy Nelson does warm-ups in full pads
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) went through pregame warm-ups in full pads prior to the team's preseason contest Thursday, August 18, versus the Oakland Raiders. He participated in individual position drills, even receiving passes against defensive backs. It was his first time wearing pads on a football field since tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the second preseason game last year.
Packers | Aaron Rodgers resting again
Packers | Two Packers LBs to talk with NFL
Packers | Two questionable for Thursday
Packers | Davante Adams trying to shine
Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams has had some good moments and some bad ones in training camp, according to beat writer Tom Silverstein. It is believed Adams needs to make a statement in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18, against the Oakland Raiders.
Packers | JC Tretter tries to seize chance
Green Bay Packers C JC Tretter is getting a chance to audition for the starting center job, and he is expected to start Thursday, Aug. 18, against the Oakland Raiders with C Corey Linsley (hamstring) sidelined for a fourth straight week.
Packers | Five out or unlikely for Thursday
Green Bay Packers C Jacob Flores (knee) and WR Jeff Janis (hand) will not play Thursday, Aug. 18, in the preseason game against the Oakland Raiders. DT Demetrius Anderson (ankle), OT Josh James (hamstring) and LB Jake Ryan (hamstring) are also not expected to play.
Packers | Jordy Nelson won't play Thursday
Packers | Brett Hundley expected to play
Green Bay Packers QB Brett Hundley (ankle) is expected to play in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18, against the Oakland Raiders after missing the past two weeks due to an ankle injury. He might start if QB Aaron Rodgers is rested again.
Packers | Jordy Nelson cleared to practice
Packers | Aaron Rodgers to sit vs. Raiders?
Packers | Two GB defenders might be penalized
Green Bay Packers LBs Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers among four players who will be suspended by Thursday, Aug. 25, if they do not comply with the National Football League's probe into performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension would be for conduct detrimental, and separate from any possible discipline the players would face under the league's drug policies.
Packers | Jeff Janis out a few weeks
Packers | No timetable for Jeff Janis
Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis (hand) does not have a timetable for his return, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. Janis will not practice this week and will not play against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Aug. 18.
Packers | Ty Montgomery receives day off
Packers | Clay Matthews practicing
Packers | Randall Cobb on practice field
Packers | Brett Hundley taking part in practice
Packers | Jeff Janis to sit this week
Packers | QB happy with Jared Abbrederis
Green Bay Packers WR Jared Abbrederis has been performing well during training camp and has shown good route-running abilities, according to QB Aaron Rodgers. "He's a guy that has phenomenal preparation. He's always in the right spot, he has incredible body movements when it comes to not telegraphing routes, and he just finds a way to get open all the time. So, he's continued where he left off last year and had a phenomenal camp," Rodgers said.
Packers | Jeff Janis has fractured hand
Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis (hand) may miss significant time because at least one of the bones in his hand is fractured, according a source. Janis suffered the injury during practice Wednesday, Aug. 10, and did not play in the first preseason game.
Packers | Solid night for Eddie Lacy
Packers | Green Bay resting two top QBs
Green Bay Packers QBs Aaron Rodgers and Brett Hundley will not play in the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns Friday, Aug. 12. QB Joe Callahan will be the starting quarterback for the Packers.
Packers | Clay Matthews sits out practice
Packers | Randall Cobb on the sidelines
Packers | Randall Cobb working as third-down back
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