Matthews, Cook active; Lang, Ryan out

Tom Silverstein
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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FedEx Field before the Green Bay takes on Washington.

LANDOVER, Md. - The Green Bay Packers will have two key starters back in their lineup Sunday night against Washington.

Outside linebacker Clay Matthews and tight end Jared Cook are both active. Matthews has missed three straight games with a hamstring injury and Cook has missed six straight with a high ankle sprain.

Newly acquired RB Christine Michael is not active.

Injured Packers who will not play are guard T.J. Lang (ankle) and ILB Jake Ryan (ankle). Don Barclay will start for Lang and Joe Thomas will start for Ryan.

Carl Bradford, who was signed from the practice squad Saturday, is active.

Here are the Packers' inactives:

  • CB Damarious Randall
  • RB Christine Michael
  • LB Jake Ryan
  • G T.J. Lang
  • C/G JC Tretter
  • LB Jayrone Elliott
  • DT Christian Ringo

Washington's only regular on the inactive list is long snapper Nick Sundberg. They signed former Packers long snapper Rick Lovato to take his place.

Here are Washington's inactives:

  • QB Nate Sudfield
  • WR Rashad Ross
  • RB Matt Jones
  • LS Nick Sundberg
  • OT Blaine Causell
  • OG Arie Kouandjio
  • LB Houston Bates

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