If anything, there could be a positive spin to the subpar performance the Packers displayed on Saturday night. Green Bay will wrap up their preseason on Thursday night when they host New Orleans and then open the regular season on September 13 in Chicago.
The depth chart after those three players will be rounded out after the Saints game.
Cobb is scheduled for additional tests Sunday, but he expressed a feeling of relief after the game. Cobb seemed to land on his right side as he attempted to catch the pass of Brett Hundley in the sideline.
Davante Adams is the obvious beneficiary from the injuries to Nelson and Cobb.
NFL.com reports that the injury is an AC join sprain in Cobb’s shoulder and the injury is “considered minor”.
So, a definitive word on what lies ahead for Cobb as well as Bulaga, Hyde and a number of other injured starters who didn’t play Saturday won’t be known until at least Tuesday. We thought it could have been the collarbone or something, [but] it’s not.
Cobb said in an interview with the Packers’ website that x-rays were negative and he didn’t think the injury was as serious as it could have been.
“The good thing is, I know guard, so when I line up I know what the guard is doing if I’m at tackle”, he said.
“So, there’s just a lot of moving parts, but you have to play”.
Green Bay’s active roster is now at 83. You have to play football. Rodgers hasn’t played in a preseason finale since 2012. “We all kind of had our moments – Jeff, Ty and myself”. These injuries have led to questions about the Packers offensive capabilities this coming year and have pushed some to wonder how Aaron Rodgers will produce this fantasy season, as seen by his steadily dropping ADP (down 1.4 spots in the last week). “It’s what it is”. The Green Bay Packers announced the acquisition on their official Twitter account.
“The conservative nature that I would have would be one that would cause me to want to wait until the end, if in fact that we felt we had a “surplus” at a position”, Thompson said. Also, do you think Fox feels particularly great about paying through the nose to watch a meaningless NFL game come in second to Big Brother?