The packaging will be without receiver Sammy Watkins At least for four weeks.
Green Bay announced Saturday that the club had placed Watkins on injured reserve.
Watkins is dealing with a hamstring injury. He was a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice but did not participate on Thursday or Friday and has been ruled out for the third week matchup against Tampa Bay.
Watkins caught three passes for 93 yards in last week’s win over the Bears. He has six receptions on the season for 111 yards on seven targets.
The Packers are dealing with multiple injuries to their receiving corps this week. Alan Lazard He missed one practice and was limited to two, but is expected to play. beginner Christian Watson (hamstring) He didn’t practice on Thursday or Friday and is questionable. Randall Cobb (Illness) He didn’t practice all week and is questionable.
In a corresponding move to Watkins on IR, the Packers signed Patrick Taylor off the practice squad to the 53-man roster. The club also promoted receiver Juan Winfrey to the roster for Sunday’s game.