As the Green Bay Packers get ready to face the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night at U.S. Bank Stadium, they may have to add some defensive line help.
Defensive tackle Mike Daniels left Thursday’s game at Seattle with a foot injury and Monday, coach Mike McCarthy said Daniels would likely miss a couple of weeks. Down to four healthy defensive lineman, McCarthy said he and GM Brian Gutekunst were already discussing their options to potentially add another lineman.
Tight end Jimmy Graham also left that game with a broken thumb. Coach Mike McCarthy said Graham plans to try to play on Sunday against the Vikings and will use the week to experiment with different splints to find out what works best for the game.
The Packers also lost backups Raven Greene and Bashaud Breeland to injury during last Thursday’s game. McCarthy said the week will offer more clarity on who may be able to go Sunday night in Minnesota. [Read more…]