Packers defensive tackle Josh Boyd's MRI on Monday revealed torn ankle ligaments in addition to a broken small bone, thus casting doubt over his availability for the remainder of this season, NFL.com reports. Boyd was previously thought to have escaped serious injury, but upon Monday's MRI revealing torn ankle ligaments, Boyd's condition appears worse than hoped. With a broken ankle bone as well, Boyd may now be sidelined for the remainder of this season, potentially leaving the Packers without a member of their defensive line rotation.
Packers defensive tackle Josh Boyd suffered a small bone break in his ankle during Sunday night's win over the Seahawks, but is not expected to be sidelined long-term, NFL.com reports. Boyd was forced to exit Sunday night's contest with what was feared to be a serious injury, but it appears the damage done is less than initially expected. While a more definitive timetable for Boyd's eventual return should be released soon, the Packers will be relieved that he'll likely not be out long-term.
The Packers announced Friday quarterback Aaron Rodgers (calf) and running back Eddie Lacy (knee) are both listed as probable for Sunday's NFC title game at Seattle. Defensive end Josh Boyd (ankle) and guard Josh Sitton (toe) are also probable. "Aaron is getting ready to play," McCarthy said during his Friday press conference. "Looks good. Everything is on schedule." McCarthy also had a positive report on Lacy. "Looks good to me," McCarthy said. The Seahawks are considered 7 1/2-point favorites for Sunday's game.
Packers safety Sean Richardson (knee), defensive end Josh Boyd (knee), cornerback Davon House (shoulder) and guard Josh Sitton (toe) were cleared to play for Sunday's divisional playoff game vs. Dallas. Richardson was listed as questionable, while Boyd, Gouse and Sitton were listed as probable.
Packers safety Sean Richardson (knee) was the only Green Bay player labeled questionable for Sunday's playoff game against Dallas. Meanwhile, quarterback Aaron Rodgers (calf), defensive tackle Josh Boyd (knee), cornerback Davon House (shoulder) and guard Josh Sitton (toe) were all listed as probable.