Michael scored seven times through nine appearances prior to being released by the Seahawks in mid-November. After that production, and with the Packers dealing with injuries to their backfield, Michael quickly landed in Green Bay. However, given the emergence of Ty Montgomery at running back, Michael was only handed more than four carries twice in six regular season outings for the Packers. Although he provided nice depth for a team in need and easily had his best season overall, it's unclear whether Michael fits into Green Bay's plans for the future. As a result, his impending unrestricted free agency will have to pan out before expectations of him can be formed ahead of the 2017 campaign.
Michael (back) is listed as active for Sunday's NFC championship game in Atlanta.
Michael arrived on the injury report Saturday with a back issue, which was only a momentary worry for the Packers' backfield depth. At the very least, he'll act as a complementary piece to Ty Montgomery. Having said that, injury woes at wideout could result in Montgomery handling more work as a receiver, elevating Michael in the ground game.
Michael (back) was downgraded to questionable for Sunday's NFC championship game in Atlanta.
After avoiding the injury report all week, Michael has suddenly acquired a back concern, thereby placing his odds to play Sunday up in the air. If he's able to suit up, he could again play third fiddle to Ty Montgomery and Aaron Ripkowski in the rushing attack. However, injuries at wideout could force Montgomery to line up along the line of scrimmage, which would bode well for Michael's touch count, assuming he's active.
Michael led the
Michael provided a spark for the Green Bay running game in the second half of Sunday' contest, leading the team in rushing while also tallying his most yards in a game since joining the
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