House expects to play Sunday after dislocating finger

Ryan Wood
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Davon House thought he felt his wedding ring on his right ring finger, but that didn't make any sense.

Packers cornerback Davon House points to the sky in celebration against the Vikings.

After defending a pass against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, his finger throbbed. House walked over to the sideline, took off the glove and turned away.

"I didn't want to look at it at all," House said. "As soon as it happened I looked at my finger, because it felt like I had my wedding ring on. I was like, 'This is not right, because it's the wrong finger.' So I walked to the sideline, and they took my glove off. I didn't look, and they were like, 'Yep, it's dislocated.' They did whatever they did, and then it felt better, but then maybe five minutes later it started getting sore again.

"Afterward, I actually asked if I was overdramatic or not, and they said no. So I was happy."

House said he'll be "full go" in practice Wednesday. Just some tape on his finger, and he'll be ready to play Sunday.

It's a good thing, too. If there was one position the Packers really needed to avoid injury – other than quarterback, obviously – it was cornerback. Last week, Green Bay lost its two starting cornerbacks on consecutive third-quarter plays against the Miami Dolphins.

Cornerback Tramon Williams was able to play through an ankle injury Sunday, but fellow corner Sam Shields was out with a knee injury. Williams said his ankle felt better than he expected, and it wasn't giving him significant problems Monday.

"Common soreness," Williams said. "But I feel, other than that, I feel good. I'm just commonly sore." and follow him on Twitter @ByRyanWood

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