The Green Bay Packers injury report is cleaner this week than it’s been in a while. For starters, both quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews have been removed completely.
Matthews said earlier this week he’s close to 100 percent and that would appear to be the case, considering he was a full participant in practice this week. Now he just needs to do something to contribute. In two of the past three games, Matthews hasn’t even recorded a tackle.
Four players are listed as questionable for the Packers.
They are linebacker Nick Perry, cornerback Damarious Randall, center J.C. Tretter and receiver Randall Cobb.
Perry hasn’t played in two weeks because of a broken hand, although there is hope can go this week with a club. Randall, who has been a fixture on the injury report, played last week. However, he played probably the worst game of his career and eventually got benched.
Tretter hasn’t played in seven weeks because of an injured knee. He took part in limited practice this week, although that has been the case in recent weeks as well.
Cobb is really of the greatest concern. Although he’s playing through an ankle injury, he clearly hasn’t been effective.
Cobb wasn’t targeted once against Chicago and hasn’t been returning punts either. Maybe it’s time to sit the guy down so he can get healthy.
It’s good to see that both Rodgers and Mathews participated in full practises on Wed. and Fri.
Although any kind of win is good, i’d really like to see the Packers make a statement tomorrow.