The Inexperienced Bay Packers probaby will probably be with out actually considered one of their excessive receivers for the remainder of the season.
The Packers launched Tuesday that they positioned receiver Geronimo Allison on injured reserve with a groin hurt. He ought to sit out on the very least eight weeks and can return solely inside the postseason, if the Packers attain the playoffs.
Allison suffered the hurt ultimate Thursday in comply with and did not play in Inexperienced Bay’s 31-17 loss to New England on Sunday night time time.
Allison carried out merely 5 video video games, along with four begins, this season, nonetheless he nonetheless ranks fourth on the crew in receptions (20) and receiving yards (303) and had two touchdown catches.
He missed two video video games with a hamstring hurt sooner than returning for the Oct. 28 sport in opposition to the Rams. Allison had his worst sport of the season in that contest, recording just one catch for 14 yards. He has not carried out in a sport since.
Allison was on his choice to his best season in his three-year NFL career. He had 12 catches for 202 yards in 2016 as a rookie and had 23 receptions for 253 yards in 15 video video games, along with two begins, ultimate season.
Rookie Marquez Valdes-Scantling is anticipated to modify Allison on Inexperienced Bay’s depth chart heading into Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Miami Dolphins.
Valdes-Scantling has appeared in eight video video games and has 17 receptions for 358 yards and two touchdowns. He had three receptions for 101 yards in opposition to the Patriots.