The Packers didn't abort their three-receiver packages despite the absences.
Randall Cobb is still sidelined with a hamstring injury. He did not participate in practice on either Wednesday or Thursday as the Packers prepared for their game against the Lions.
Allison remains in the concussion protocol, but McCarthy thinks (or perhaps hopes) that Allison will clear into time for the game. You have to be able to play through injuries in games, play through injuries in practice, play through injuries that you're able to prepare for. The No. 1 receiver left Wednesday's practice with a calf injury.
Allison is averaging 12.6 FanDuel points per game this season, with 19 receptions (29 targets) for 289 yards and 2 touchdowns. Brown. Valdes-Scantling should be added and considered as a flex, even if Adams plays. None of the three have been extremely productive over the first four games. Rodgers held onto the ball to wait for receivers to get open, but they couldn't, and it led to three sacks and his two fumbles. Johnson and fellow rookie Frank Ragnow continue to impress, and a defense still missing Ezekiel Ansah received some strong play from LB Jarrad Davis (eight tackles, two PD), who was beat in coverage by Ezekiel Elliott on the decisive fourth-quarter play in last week's loss.
Aaron Rodgers (left) talked about frustration with the offense last week against the Bills, but stressed that there is no rift with the coaches.
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The 32-year-old Carr has started 164 consecutive games, the longest streak among active defensive players, and defensive coordinator Don Martindale said it will be 165 on Sunday. "This game is a contact sport where injuries are 100 percent bound to happen, so you just never know when someone will go down, and you've got to prepare to play every position and every play". "I think that's something we had to do over time". His practice status on Friday will be a big determining factor. "Those opportunities are going to come and it's all about just them being ready for them".
"Mike and I talk all the time", Rodgers said. "You've got to keep the conversation going". Darrius Slay is their top cover corner.
"We got a little thin at practice", coach Mike McCarthy said on Thursday morning. Instead, they turned to Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Brown are busy preparing for their biggest role yet during an National Football League game.