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Packers head coach Mike McCarthy must be thrilled his Packers team has a bye in Week 10.
Green Bay has been ravaged with injuries throughout the roster lately. In recent weeks, the Packers’ injury report has read like a “who’s who” of star players.
Charles Woodson, Greg Jennings, Jerel Worthy and Sam Shields are just some of the Packers who have missed games this season due to injury. Clay Matthews and Jordy Nelson might get added to that list soon.
Both Green Bay stars left the Packers’ 31-17 win over the Cardinals in Week 9. Nelson left with an ankle injury, while Matthews left with a gimpy hamstring.
The bye week should help Mathews, Nelson and the rest of Green Bay’s hurting squad. (Although on second thought, Matthews may not be so lucky.) It better. With the Chicago Bears at 7-1, it looks like the Packers are going to need to be healthy to keep pace in what’s shaping up to be a very exciting NFC North race.