It appears that it's Knile Davis time in Green Bay.
The Green Bay Packers have officially ruled out running back Eddie Lacy for the team's "Thursday Night Football" game against the rival Chicago Bears. With running back James Starks still recovering from knee surgery, the Packers will turn to Davis who was acquired in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday.
Lacy suffered an ankle injury in last week's loss to the Dallas Cowboys, and is rumoured to be out several weeks with the ailment. Head coach Mike McCarthy had seemingly held out hope that Lacy could be ready for this important matchup, but that hope is now gone.
Green Bay also listed several other potentially key players out for Thursday night's contest, which typically sees more injuries due to lack of recovery time. Starting cornerbacks Damarious Randall (groin) and Quinten Rollins (groin), tight end Jared Cook (ankle), running back James Starks (knee), safety Chris Banjo (hamstring), and receiver Jared Abbrederis (quadriceps) will all miss the game.
Source: NFL.com · Photo Credit: Images Courtesy of Keystone Press