Update: 12:53 p.m.
Coach Matt LaFleur said illness was why guard Elgton Jenkins was out of practice.
Matt LaFleur says LG Elgton Jenkins is “a little sick,” which is why he didn’t practice today.— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) January 6, 2020
Views from Green Bay Packers practice on Monday show that the team is improving in its health in preparation for their NFC Divisional Playoff against the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field Sunday (2 p.m. broadcast time, 5:40 p.m. kickoff on WTMJ and worldwide on desktop and laptop).
ESPN’s Rob Demovsky showed that five Packers who missed practice last week returned to action, including four starting offensive linemen and outside linebacker Preston Smith.
The Packers got five guys back: four O-linemen (Corey Linsley, Bryan Bulaga, David Bakhtiari, Billy Turner) plus OLB Preston Smith. But the only O-lineman who did practice last week, Elgton Jenkins, wasn’t on the field. Nor was… https://t.co/uqpjpO9nXc pic.twitter.com/yH3a9TizhE— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) January 6, 2020
According to Demovsky, offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga is still in the team’s concussion protocol.
The first official team injury report is slated to come out on Wednesday.
The Packers have been one of the NFL’s healthiest teams, one of the major reasons why they went 13-3 in the regular season despite having nine games decided by one score or less (with an 8-1 record in those games).