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updated 3:23 PM UTC, Dec 16, 2017

Packers Getting Healthier, Only Four Sit Out Practice

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in Sports

The Green Bay Packers appear to be healthier as they prepare for Sunday's game at Minnesota

. Only four players sat out of practice Wednesday -- safety Morgan Burnett with a bad hamstring, inside linebacker Joe Thomas with an injured ankle, outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks with a back issue, and corner Kevin King with a concussion. Receiver Jordy Nelson, the N-F-L leader in touchdown catches with six, took part in the entire practice and he insists he'll play Sunday after a back injury late in the Dallas game. With rookie Aaron Jones excelling, coach Mike McCarthy is not sure what running back Ty Montgomery's status will be issue -- even after he was a full participant Wednesday with his broken ribs. Both starting tackles, Bryan Bulaga and David Bahktiari, were limited with their lingering injuries.


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