Packers RB Ty Montgomery doubtful for Week 5, WR Davante Adams questionable
Out of all the talented receiving options on the Green Bay Packers, one stands above the rest inside the 20-yard line. "You try to get it as ready as you can and go out there and play".
When Aaron Rodgers said the Packers needed to be all-in last January, he was surely referring to bolstering the team through roster additions. Dallas is the defending NFC East Champion, but trail Philadelphia by a game in the division this season. We'll see whether they push all their chips to the middle of the table, or wait for better cards and play the long game. Obviously, there are rib cages and flak jackets. "We're not sure who's going to be back yet". Because of that, the importance of a single game on any given team's schedule is amplified. If not, the Packers do have receiver depth to cover for him.
Montgomery said he's approaching this week as if he'll play Sunday, but added that he won't rush back. Like I said, he's a natural runner. "But, at the end of the day, it's going to be up to me".
Jones was inactive as a healthy scratch for the September 10 regular-season opener (Mays was the No. 3 back behind Montgomery and Williams) and hadn't played from scrimmage before Thursday night.
The Packers other options at running back include rookie running backs Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones. "Instinctive runner. Young. Still has work to do". "I felt good at practice running around, felt strong". They average just 74.5 yards per game on the ground. Green Bay's defense combined for a sack, a pair of interceptions and a pair of forced fumbles, all while holding the Bears to 308 yards of total offense in the win.
Through all the injures the Packers have had to come together as a team. That squad was ravaged by injuries and was eventually led by rookie Samkon Gado (582 rushing yards). After averaging 15.5 yards in 2014, Nelson was at 13.0 yards in 2016. "It's very scary. I woke up at 6 that morning and immediately saw the news, like most of us do, we check our news sites or Twitter, and you're just heartbroken for those people".
SERIES HISTORY: 28th regular-season meeting. While Dallas has the National Football League sack leader in Lawrence as well as the third-ranked sack leader for defensive tackles in Maliek Collins, the defense only has two other defensive lineman with a single sack on the entire team. Green Bay ranks 19th in rushing yards allowed per game so the Cowboys should be able to have a balanced attack.
Adams suffered a concussion against Dallas on October 16 last season.
"That's a big if", Rodgers said after practice. "Jordy's been fantastic this year, Randall, when he's been out there, has been fantastic", Rodgers said. "Just being a little bit more professional". The absence of defensive backs Nolan Carroll and Chidobe Awuzie didn't help either. However, the trick to beating the Cowboys is jumping to an early lead. "He does a really good job getting body position". Just learn how to stack success. Bakhtiari hasn't played since Week 1.
Defensive tackle Mike Daniels is also listed as questionable after missing the last two games with a hip injury, via Demovsky. Bulaga's only start this season was in Week 3 and he couldn't finish that game. On Wednesday corners Kevin King and Davon House conducted an interview as a team.
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