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Injury Update at Packers Training Camp: Who's Returning? Who's Dropping Out?

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Injury Update at Packers Training Camp: Who's Returning? Who's Dropping Out?

The news of the day at Packers training camp was not who was returning or who was dropping out, but rather that cornerback Casey Hayward was out for a second consecutive practice after initially dropping out on Tuesday.

Without media access to either the players or coaches, it's unknown when there will be an update on Hayward or if he'll take part in the Packers' third preseason game on Friday against the Oakland Raiders.

After Tuesday's practice, head coach Mike McCarthy said he held Hayward out of practice and that he was "just being smart with him" because of his injury history. However, McCarthy did not say whether or not Hayward re-aggravated the hamstring injury that forced him to miss the majority of last season and eventually landed him on injured reserve.


Who's Returning?

Offensive lineman T.J. Lang, shoulder

Lang dropped out late in practice on Tuesday, only missing the last few minutes. He was observed taking off his pads with a wrap around his shoulder and ice under it. McCarthy said he had "banged his shoulder," but that he wasn't worried about it. Lang reportedly took part in practice on Thursday, according to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Who's Dropping Out?

Offensive lineman Jordan McCray

Tyler Dunne reports McCray was pulled out of practice on Tuesday, but it appears that's been unreported up until this time. McCray had been working as backup on the Packers offensive line, primarily at guard in preseason action. Again, with no media access to players or coaches, it's unknown whether McCray will be able to play in Friday's preseason home opener.


Still Out (anticipated return in parentheses)

Cornerback Casey Hayward, hamstring (unknown)

Wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, knee (2015 presumably)

Offensive lineman Don Barclay, knee (2015 presumably)

Tight end Brandon Bostick, lower leg (a couple weeks)

Defensive lineman Letroy Guion, hamstring (indefinitely)

Tight end Colt Lyerla, knee (2015, placed on injured reserve)

Running back Rajion Neal, knee (a couple weeks)

Linebacker Joe Thomas, knee (day to day)

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Duke Divine's picture

Casey Hamstring has the makings of an ice tub allstar... Damn it! Step up, Devon!!

Allan Murphy's picture

Letroy Guion will be cut i think if he dont play the next 2 preseason games

RCPackerFan's picture

He will be put on the PUP list, IMO.

Allan Murphy's picture

Jhonny Jolly could be getting call :)

Aeric's picture

You are such an asscow and I really hope you"re wrong. The likelyhood of reoccurance in hamstring injuries is frighteningly high. Hope it's minor and Casey is back soon.

BradHTX's picture

Cow is calling someone else permanently damaged?

Nah, no points for one that easy...

Aeric's picture

I hate to agree but I think Perry, Quarless and B. Jones probably need to be upgraded and don't seem to have upside. I once thought Quarless would be solid. Guess not. Datone Jones still may be a player..patience grasshopper. I doubt that the extent of Casey Hayward's hamstring strain is known to asscow or maybe anyone else

Archie's picture

Bostick and Hayward out - both key starters. All of a sudden injuries are raising their ugly head again.

For teh record I have to agree with Cow. When a CB misses a whole year w a hammy and then can't get through TC w/o a recurrence of same injury, that spell's trouble.

Archie's picture

Datone Jones - He may not be the sackmaster we all thought he would be but he's playing damn good this summer. Big improvement. He's on his way.

Go Datone!!!

Archie's picture

Nick Perry - still scares me as a bust. I don't see the heart of a warrior. He's a workout guy. Maybe he would be better as a DE but this year is his last chance to wake up and play OLB. Maybe he will fit well as Elephant. But as a 3-4 rush OLB, he is too quiet - one trick pony who relies on strength i.e., no pass moves other than bull rush.

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