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Packers coach Mike McCarthy said the team's medical staff feels very confident about the health of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who strained his hamstring Sunday. With Green Bay on a Week 9 bye, Rodgers is not expected to miss any time.

Rodgers left Sunday's game with a hamstring issue, although he quickly returned to action. Fortunately for the Packers and Rodgers, they have a bye week coming up, which should allow him plenty of time to heal up for their Nov. 9th matchup at home against the Bears.
Analyst: Spencer Silva  View Profile

28 Oct, 11:13 AMSource

Aaron Rodgers confirmed that he is not expected to miss any time due to his hamstring injury.

That is obviously great news for fantasy players, though there has to be concern the injury will limit his mobility. He is a must-start when active, but he should probably be avoided in daily games until he proves he is 100 percent.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

27 Oct, 09:00 AMSource

Jordy Nelson caught three passes on five targets for just 25 yards during Sunday's loss to the Saints.

The Saints did a good job of shutting down Nelson and forcing Aaron Rodgers to throw to Davante Adams and Eddie Lacy. It was disappointing to see Nelson struggle when so many other receivers had huge games, but this was simply an aberration. Nelson is still a top-five fantasy receiver.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

27 Oct, 07:53 AM

Davante Adams caught seven passes on nine targets for 75 yards during the Packers' loss to the Saints on Sunday.

Almost all of Adams's receptions came in the fourth quarter when the Saints were content to let him catch short passes. He is a solid player who is valuable in deep and keeper leagues, though his weekly upside is limited. He could be a good pickup for anyone wishing to handcuff Jordy Nelson or Randall Cobb down the stretch.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

27 Oct, 07:51 AM

Randall Cobb caught five passes on seven targets for 126 yards and a touchdown against the Saints on Sunday.

Most of Cobb's fantasy points came on a 70-yard touchdown early in the first quarter. As the game got out of hand late the Saints basically shut down Cobb and Jordy Nelson. Even so, Cobb is a clear top-five fantasy receiver right now.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

27 Oct, 07:50 AM

Eddie Lacy carried the ball 13 times for 59 yards and caught eight passes for 123 yards during the Packers' 44-23 loss to the Saints on Sunday.

Lacy had more receiving yards Sunday night than in the first seven games combined. The Packers had been using James Starks in a timeshare with Lacy, especially in passing situations, but he was nowhere to be seen Sunday. Starks had just two carries for five yards, though he could have been limited by the ankle injury he suffered Week 7. Earlier this season the Packers seemed committed to using both Starks and Lacy, though that could change in the wake of this performance. This might be a good time to trade Lacy, as he is probably still an RB2 going forward.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

27 Oct, 07:48 AM

Aaron Rodgers completed 28-of-39 passes for 418 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions during the Packers' 44-23 loss to the Saints on Sunday. He also ran the ball twice for 21 yards and scored a touchdown.

Rodgers put up nice fantasy numbers in a loss, but his day could have been even better. He was clearly limited by the hamstring injury he suffered in the third quarter. Rodgers says the injury will not cause him to miss a game after Green Bay's Week 9 bye, though that does not mean he will be 100 percent when he takes the field. If you own Aaron Rodgers you have to start him, though it would probably be wise to avoid him in daily games until we see him move around effectively.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

27 Oct, 07:45 AM

Aaron Rodgers says the hamstring injury he suffered Sunday night won't cause him to miss a game.

The Packers are heading into a bye and Rodgers was able to play through the injury and finish the game Sunday night. It doesn't sound like anything serious, and the bye week should allow him to get to full strength without threat of re-injury.
Analyst: Spencer Silva  View Profile

27 Oct, 02:33 AMSource

 Packers physician Dr. Pat McKenzie is talking with Aaron Rodgers on the bench. Rodgers was seen limping.

Rodgers pulled up lame on a scramble prior to his interception but stayed in the game. The Packers are about to go back on offense so all eyes will be on Rodgers to see if he takes the field.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

26 Oct, 10:22 PMSource

Update: T.J. Lang (ankle) will not return to the game, according to the Packers.

Due to Lang's extended absence, Lane Taylor will stay at the right guard position for the rest of the game. The Packers will hope that Lang won't have to miss anymore time past the rest of tonight's game.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

26 Oct, 10:04 PM

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