Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins (36) trips up Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart in the fourth quarter of the Sept. 18, 2011, game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. Collins was hurt on the play and carted off the field with a season-ending injury.
PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Green Bay Packers could know the future of safety Nick Collins by the end of the week.
Collins is expected to meet late this week with the doctors who performed his cervical neck fusion surgery in September.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy on Sunday reiterated that it will be a strictly medical decision, and he would love to have his three-time Pro Bowl player back. But McCarthy said he can't get the image out of his mind of Collins down on the field in Charlotte, N.C., after he sustained his season-ending neck injury in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers. ...