Defense needs rookie CB Kevin King ready to shoulder load ag

Defense needs rookie CB Kevin King ready to shoulder load ag

Postautor: Bellaaaa » 20 gru 2017, o 04:51

Kevin King has shouldered a heavy load in Green Bay's secondary. The Packers are hoping he's ready to handle some more this weekend.Authentic Sebastian Aho jersey,

whose issues date to a torn labrum during his freshman year at the University of Washington,Authentic Mikael Backlund jerseyThe health of the rookie cornerback's left shoulder will determine how much of a role he'll play in Sunday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. King,Authentic Mike Smith jerseywas inactive for last week's loss to Baltimore.

since the Steelers' offense revolves around receiver Antonio Brown,King's return at Pittsburgh would be huge,adidas Victor Rask jersey, who led the NFL in receptions in 2014 and 2015 and is topping the league again this season.

"He was willing to throw it this week in practice, big change,adidas Patrick Kane jersey>," cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt said of King's shoulder. "When he has both his arms, so that was a big he's played solid. If he doesn't throw it, I'm going to pull him out of the game. It's going to be that simple."

who has missed four of the last five gameswomens Carson Palmer Jersey>,The Packers also could get back safety Morgan Burnett, including the last two games with an injured groin.

"I'll definitely be out there," he said. "I'm excited. I'm ready to go. I had a good week of practice. So now just keep making those positive steps forward.",Authentic Johnny Gaudreau jersey,

The Packers are 1-3 without Burnett.adidas Mike Smith jersey.'

"He's Mr. Steady for us, hopefully," defensive coordinator Dom Capers said. "It'll be good, to get him back. He's been practicing, and I think feels confident. He brings a lot of confidence to the secondary."

King, Burnett and outside linebacker Clay Matthews (groin) are questionable for Sunday.,adidas Mikael Backlund jersey.

King and Burnett fully participated during Thursday's practice and would have done so again on Friday had the team practiced, so it appears likely they'll be back in the lineup.adidas Matt Duchene jersey,

Matthews and defensive tackle Kenny Clark (ankle) didn't practice all week. Matthews said he'll be a game-time decision; Clark is doubtful.

The Packers have decent depth at outside linebacker with starter Nick Perry, second-year player Kyler Fackrell and rookie Vince Biegel. The situation on the defensive line could be a bigger issue against Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, veteran Ahmad Brooks''adidas Sebastian Aho jersey, who leads the NFL in rushing. Clark and Mike Daniels had been driving forces behind the Packers' vastly improved run defense the past three games. Veteran Quinton Dial'second-year player Dean Lowry and rookie Montravius Adams will have to pick up the slack.

" defensive line coach Mike Trgovac said. "I think Montravius has really in the last month made really good improvement. He's been working his butt off. Quinton is a good football player. Mike is,"We've got good players,Authentic Matt Duchene jersey Dean is. We'll battle in there. We can't worry about it."

Bell and Brown will be double-trouble for a Packers defense that is No. 18 in points allowed. They are on pace to form the third tandem in the Super Bowl era to lead the league in rushing and receiving.,Authentic Victor Rask jersey<,

"It's a lot of offense,adidas Johnny Gaudreau jersey, Capers said.

too. For the second consecutive weekAuthentic Carson Palmer JerseyThe Packers have injury concerns on offense, it appears they'll be without their top two running backs. Rookie Aaron Jones (knee) is out and Ty Montgomery (ribs) is doubtful.

"Obviously,womens Tyrann Mathieu Jersey he won't be available, if he doesn't practice tomorrow," coach Mike McCarthy said Montgomery.'Authentic Patrick Kane jersey,"

In their place, playing his first snaps on offense vs. Baltimore, rookies Jamaal Williams and Devante Mays will have to carry the load. Mays, fumbled on each of his first two carries.,Authentic Tyrann Mathieu Jersey

"I've just got to show them that they can count on me, and I didn't step up like I wanted to. This game," Mays said. "I know that they were counting on me, I'm going to do a better job of that."

as well,Center Corey Linsley (back) is questionable, but said he "for sure" would play.
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