Packers Sunday practice report: 13 players sit out

Tom Silverstein
Packers News
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Packers fullback Danny Vitale returns to practice on August 25, 2019.

GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers returned to work Sunday and they were without 13 players due all or mostly to injury.

Among those who were not previously sidelined prior to the Oakland Raiders game Thursday night in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was left tackle David Bakhtiari, outside linebacker Rashan Gary, guard Cole Madison, receiver Allen Lazard, linebacker Curtis Bolton, receiver Equanimeous St. Brown, safety Mike Tyson and fullback Malcolm Johnson.

Packers coach Matt LaFleur has said he will no longer speak about injuries, so it's unclear what was causing some of the players to miss practice.

It's known that St. Brown suffered a right high ankle sprain and Bolton suffered a right knee injury in the game Thursday. Also in the game, Gary and Lazard appeared to suffer upper body injuries and Madison and Tyson appeared to suffer lower body injuries.

Also sitting out practice were cornerback Kevin King (hamstring), inside linebacker Oren Burks (chest), cornerback Kabion Ento (hamstring), tight end Jimmy Graham (finger) and outside linebacker Reggie Gilbert (knee).

Four Packers did return to practice: inside linebacker Blake Martinez (unspecified), cornerback Ka'Dar Hollman (stinger), fullback Danny Vitale (calf) and tight end Jace Sternberger (concussion). 

LaFleur had the team practicing in pads after two days off. The team is scheduled to practice Monday and Tuesday before playing the exhibition finale Thursday against Kansas City at Lambeau Field.

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