Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard had a career game last Sunday night (6 receptions for 146 yards and a touchdown). He played the entire game and there was no indication afterwards in speaking with reporters that he had suffered an injury. Yet, as ESPN first reported, Lazard underwent core muscle surgery and is out indefinitely. The team listed him on their injury report Thursday with a core muscle injury.
Fellow receiver Davante Adams practiced on Thursday. He said afterwards that he still doesn’t know if he’ll be available to play on Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons.
At the moment, the Packers have three other receivers on their active roster. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Darrius Shepherd and Malik Taylor. Shepherd was signed off the practice squad last week. [Read more…]