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Packers' Darnell Savage: Won't play Thursday
Savage (calf) won't play in Green Bay's game against the Lions on Thursday, Wes Hodkiewicz of the team's official site reports.
The Packers designated Savage to return from injured reserve on Monday, and while there was thought to be a chance he could play Thursday, he will now have to wait at least another week to make his return. In the 26-year-old's absence, Jonathan Owens should start at safety once again.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Getting closer to return
Savage (calf) was designated to return from injured reserve Monday.
Savage is now eligible to be added back to the 53-man roster, but the Packers will have the ability to evaluate him in practice over the next 21 days before having to activate him. With the Packers facing a quick turnaround for Week 12 with a Thursday matchup against the Lions, it may make sense for the team to hold off on activating Savage until at least Week 13 so that he can get in a full slate of practices. The Packers listed Savage as a limited participant on Monday's estimated practice report.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Heads to IR
Green Bay placed Savage (calf) on its injured reserve list Wednesday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
In a big blow to an already-shallow Packers safety rotation, Savage will now have to sit out at least the next four games as he recovers from the calf injury he sustained in Week 7 at Denver. Jonathan Owens will probably step into a starting role until Savage is able to return.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Expected to miss multiple games
Savage is expected to be out for multiple games with a calf injury, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports.
Savage aggravated a calf injury during the team's loss to the Broncos on Sunday and is now likely to be out for an extended time. The 2019 first-round pick has logged 34 tackles (22 solo) in six games this season. Jonathan Owens will likely start at safety in his absence.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Ruled out for remainder of game
Savage (calf) has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game in Denver.
Savage went down with a calf injury in the first half and he'll now be sidelined the rest of the way. Jonathan Owens will likely handle the starting duties at free safety in his absence.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Questionable to return
Savage (calf) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Broncos, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports.
Savage left the game in the first half after aggravating a calf injury that he suffered during last week's loss to the Raiders. Jonathan Owens is now in at safety and will continue to see increased playing time if Savage is unable to return.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Active Sunday
Savage (calf) has been cleared to play in Sunday's contest in Denver, Mike Spofford of the Packers' official website reports.
Savage was a limited participant in practice all week, but he is feeling good enough to play. He injured his calf in the Packers' Week 5 loss in Las Vegas, but he had time to recover during the bye week. Look for him to take on his usual safety responsibilities assuming any setbacks are avoided.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Chance to play Sunday
Savage (calf) is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's game against the Broncos, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
Head coach Matt LeFleur told reporters that the Packers are hopeful that Savage will be able to return following the team's Week 6 bye. The 26-year-old was limited all week in practice after suffering a calf injury during the Green Bay's Week 5 loss to Las Vegas. If Savage is unable to suit up this Sunday, Jonathan Owens is expected to start at free safety.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Limited practice Wednesday
Savage (calf) was a limited participant at the Packers' practice Wednesday, Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.
Savage suffered a calf injury in Green Bay's Week 5 loss to the Raiders and he was unable to return to the game. The safety's ability to practice in some capacity is a positive sign for his chances to play Sunday in Denver, and he'll look to increase his workload at practice prior to the contest.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Done for night
Savage (calf) has been ruled out for the rest of Monday's matchup with the Raiders, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Savage went down with a calf injury in the first half, returned to the game, and will now remain sidelined for the rest of the contest. The free safety will end the night with four tackles, and Jonathan Owens will replace him in Green Bay's secondary.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Hopeful for Week 7
Coach Matt LaFleur said the team is hopeful Savage (calf) will be able to play following the Packers' Week 6 bye, Wes Hodkiewicz of the Packers' official site reports.
Savage went down in Monday night's loss to the Raiders, but it doesn't sound like a long-term issue. Green Bay gets Week 6 off before going to Denver the following week. Savage has started all five games, recording 33 tackles.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Team tackle leader again
Savage recorded seven tackles (six solo) in Sunday's 18-17 win versus New Orleans.
Savage posted seven-plus tackles for the third game in a row in Week 3, tying for the team lead in a gutsy win. He's on pace for a career year and his first 100-tackle season heading into a Week 4 matchup versus Detroit.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Leads team in tackles
Savage had 10 tackles (five solo) in Sunday's 38-20 victory over the Bears.
Savage reached double digits in the tackle department only once during the previous campaign, but he hit that mark in his first opportunity to do so in the new season despite being on the field for only 81 percent of Green Bay's defensive snaps. Only two defenders played more than Savage in Sunday's lopsided contest, and the 10 stops suggest he could help those who play in leagues that use IDPs.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Darnell Savage: Starts three preseason games
Savage made a solo tackle in Saturday's 19-15 preseason victory over the Seahawks.
Savage lost his starting spot at one point last season, but he wound up opening all three exhibition games with the first-team defense. He is on track to open the regular season as one of Green Bay's two starting safeties and will be looking to make more of an impact than he did in 2022 with free agency looming next offseason.... See More ... See Less
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