Green (shoulder) has been participating in OTAs and getting time as the starting strong safety with Clayton Geathers and Malik Hooker missing training camp.
Green sprained his shoulder in the final game of last season, but it doesn't look like an injury to be worried about for the 2017 season. Green will likely have a reserve role, but it's possible he could be pressed into more action with both Geathers (neck) and Hooker (hip/sports hernia) sidelined in the spring due to offseason surgery.
Green did not participate in practice Friday, but his availability Sunday is essential with backup free safety Duke Williams (coach's decision) inactive.
Green had two total tackles and a QB hit in Thursday's loss to Pittsburgh.
Green played 41 of 54 snaps on defense as he replaced Clayton Geathers at safety. Green will likely move back to the bench when Geathers returns from a concussion.
Green's active status comes as a bit of a surprise considering he did not practice all week. Regardless, the
|P2||8/19/17||@ DAL||7:00 pm|
|P3||8/26/17||@ PIT||7:30 pm|
|1||9/10/17||@ LAR||4:05 pm|
|4||10/1/17||@ SEA||8:30 pm|
|6||10/16/17||@ TEN||8:30 pm|
|8||10/29/17||@ CIN||1:00 pm|
|9||11/5/17||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 11|
|13||12/3/17||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ BUF||1:00 pm|
|16||12/23/17||@ BAL||4:30 pm|