It looks like all of the Green Bay Packers’ injured players have a chance to play this weekend, with five guys being listed as questionable. However, as expected, both receiver Davante Adams and safety Morgan Burnett are all but certain to play.
Both are listed as probable on the Friday injury report.
Burnett has played in just one game this season because of a calf injury, while Adams has missed the last three games with an ankle injury.
The questionables are as follows.
Of the group, only Montgomery hasn’t practiced yet this week. Randall missed Thursday’s session, but only appears to have a minor injury.
The Packers will practice on Saturday, after which we’ll have a clearer picture of who’s going on Sunday.
It’s amazing how many ankle injuries we have this year from games and in practice. They should make ankle brace standard for all players. I’m so sick and tired of seeing these freaking ankle injuries. Randall sprained his ankle in practice. WTF.
Rolled, not sprained, and braces can only do so much, injures happen, especially leg injuries.
It seems like fate is really pushing for Janis to get opportunities whether Rodgers and co believe he has earned them or not. We can’t field healthy receivers to save our lives.
jtmax, I’m not a physical therapist or anything like that, but there are good reasons why nobody has ever put a cast or a brace on something that wasn’t already broken. There are always trade offs. Putting an ankle brace on a healthy ankle seems like it would do two things, (1) limit mobility (speed), (2) transfer stress to another joint, i.e., the knees (possibly resulting in increased knee injuries instead).
Something the players are probably looking at is the type of cleats they wear. They may be wearing too sturdy or long of cleats on surfaces that are harder than they expected, something like that. Perhaps their usual cleat preference for Lambeau field should be different this year than it has been in years past.