Morning Buzz: Turning corner on injuries
Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers and their upcoming showdown with the Indianapolis Colts from around the web and here at PackersNews.com. Grab a cup of coffee (or brew some tea) and get caught up on everything you need to know about the Packers.
Ryan Wood starts us off writing that all signs point to Clay Matthews playing Sunday. This is a welcome development for a team that trouble had getting to the quarterback last week with Matthews on the sideline.
Tom Silverstein takes a look at the continually shifting defensive backfield that the coaches are having to deal with seemingly every week.
Long before the Green Bay Packers send out their first injury report of the week Wednesday afternoon, the coaching staff already has tallied the numbers to see how many players actually have a chance of suiting up for the upcoming game.
This year, it has been an absolute crapshoot for defensive coordinator Dom Capers and his staff trying to figure out who they’ll have at cornerback. In some cases, the opposition finds out less than 24 hours after the Packers do.
Jeff Janis came close to hero status with his big catches in Arizona this past January. But his Packers career has been, and continues to be, a work in progress. Ryan has an excellent look at Janis’ journey.
Speaking of great looks, don’t miss this outstanding column from Bob McGinn on former Packers defensive lineman Josh Boyd and his attempted return to the NFL after suffering a brutal ankle injury during last year’s game against the Seahawks.
Tom and Michael Cohen lead today’s notebook with a look at the return of Corey Linsley to the starting lineup.
Aaron Rodgers says the team’s young wide receivers have made “great strides.”
Rodgers on 'great strides' from young WRs
Tom, Ryan and Pete Dougherty star in "3 Guys Talking Packers."
Can Davante Adams make it a third game in a row with 10-plus receptions?
Speaking of Adams, the guy who looked so inconsistent this summer is suddenly making catches like this on a regular basis.
The Packers' all-time series with the Colts is totally even.
Edgar Bennett is suddenly the old man on the job in the NFC North.
Richard Sherman says the NFL’s rating have fallen off because the league isn’t fun anymore.
Packers fans show up everywhere.
NFL Films is launching a virtual reality series and one episode will feature the Packers’ game-day experience