Accidents are by no means one thing you get used, even within the NFL. The Packers have definitely been coping with them since earlier than the NFL season even began. Now they are going to be coping with them on the huge receiver place after simply two video games. WR Sammy Watkins was formally positioned on injured reserve.
Packers knew Sammy Watkins definitely had a protracted damage historical past. Immediately they put him on injured reserve at this time with a hamstring damage. Sammy Watkins was signed to be somebody Aaron Rodgers may belief. Nonetheless, each goal of his this season got here off play-action or an RPO. It was all schemed. It’s doable that was the case as a result of he’s new to the offense. That being mentioned, Watkins is coming off a powerful efficiency in opposition to Chicago through which he completed with three receptions for 93 yards.
These kind of targets now must go to receivers like Romeo Doubs and Christian Watson. This might presumably be a long-term (and possibly short-term?) internet optimistic. In a corresponding transfer the Packers elevated RB Patrick Taylor and WR Juwann Winfree to the lively roster for recreation day. This would be the first recreation this season that Inexperienced Bay can have three operating backs on recreation day roster.