The Green Bay Packers lost their third-round draft pick, TE Josiah Deguara to a season-ending knee injury in Monday’s 30-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field.
Deguara was hurt while blocking on a punt and had already missed the two previous games with an ankle injury.
“Unfortunately, it looks to be a pretty bad one,” coach Matt LaFleur said Tuesday, “So, you know, I hurt for Josiah. I love what he’s all about, the mentality he brings and he’s certainly somebody we were really excited about. And it’s been a little bit of a roller coaster because in terms of I thought he had a great game vs. Minnesota in Week 1, and then he goes out with an ankle injury, you know; it’s just been, it’s been tough. But we expect him to bounce back from it and we still think he has a really bright future in this league.” [Read more…]