The Green Bay Packers listed both their starting quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) on the injury report as limited participants in Thursday’s practice. The team estimated that the two players would have been limited on Friday as well and gave both a probable chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in the NFC championship game. The Packers list four players on their injury report and the Seahawks list seven (two not injury related) on theirs.
Give Derek Carr and Kenny Stills a look this week if you need a spot starter.
Josh McCown won the battle of the backups after Aaron Rodgers was hurt, getting lots of help from Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte to give the Chicago Bears a 27-20 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.
The Bears 21-14 loss in the NFC title game couldn’t have been more strange if it came out of Hollywood. Nearly coming back to tie the game with your 3rd string QB after being down 14? Impossible – but it almost happened.
A lot happens in NFL war rooms on Draft day. Players move up and down the board and team’s make decisions that can either lead to Super Bowl or to a losing season.
The Packers had little to worry about during the first half leading 14-3. The second half brought out more fight from the Eagles as they pushed within five points of tying, but an interception in the final minute ended Philadelphia’s push.