Green Bay, Wisconsin – When the Packers were preparing to face the undefeated Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay’s receiving team suffered another blow.
This means that neither receiver is likely to play in Arizona (7-0) on Thursday.
Lazard’s absence will make it more difficult for the Packers to maintain an incredible level of success in the game Adams missed.
Adams He has missed six games due to injury since 2019. The Packers won all of them.
“We are not a better team he, That’s for sure,” Rogers said. “I have to check every game, but we just found a way to win these games. “
Rogers said he had worked with Adams Since the news came out on Monday.
“he It seems to be doing okay in terms of health,” Rogers said. “Obviously, he was disappointed. “
The Packers (6-1) only had a short week to prepare for a road test with the only unbeaten team in the NFL.
They may also not have defensive coordinator Joe Barry, who tested positive this week. The receiver Malik Taylor has been on the reserve/COVID-19 list since October 15 but was activated on Tuesday.
“We know that we have to face a tough opponent, and obviously we want to go all out and let everyone be there,” said wide receiver Randall Cobb. “His presence will be missed, but it is important for us to go out and find a way to win the game.”
This is what they can do at other times Adams recent. Rogers recalled how other players usually play an important role in these games.
For example, Lazard received the ball 6 times for 146 yards and had a touchdown. The Packers won 37-30 in New Orleans No Adams last year. A week later, tight end Robert Tonyan caught three touchdown passes. 30-16 victory over Atlanta when Adams Still marginalized.
“I may face a different situation now, and I must be prepared,” Cobb said. “I think as far as’Te is not there, we understand what a great player he is and what he means to this team. His presence will be missed. But the train is still going on, we have to do Be prepared, you must be prepared for the game, and try your best to play when you have the opportunity, so that our team is in a position to win the game.”
Maybe no team is more dependent on a receiver than the Packers Adams. he Tied for second in the league in the number of passes (52) and goals (73), second only to Cooper Cooper of the Los Angeles Rams. He ranked third with 744 receiving yards, second only to Koop and Cincinnati’s Jamal Chase.
No other Packers players have more than 28 goals, 26 catches, or 186 yards.
“I mean (the game plan) will definitely change,” Rogers said. “You know he didn’t set the same type of goals as the first five weeks of the past two weeks. But he is definitely the focus of our offense.”
Although the offense is prepared, there is no possibility of the game Adams, The defense is adapting to the possible absence of Barry.
Packers coach Matt Lafleur said that if Barry is not there, defensive guard coach Jerry Gray will make a defensive call. Gray served as the defensive coordinator in the 2001-05 season with the Buffalo and Tennessee teams in the 2011-13 season.
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