Packers Training Camp Report 8-16-17

Training Camp Report
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It was a 2-hour, 35-minute practice for the Packers. Today was an “in-season Thursday” practice for Green Bay.

Injury Report: Rookie S Josh Jones returned to practice in pads after dropping out yesterday with a right ankle injury. 

LS Derek Hart missed practice today due to an illness.

Other players who did not practice: RB Ty Montgomery (leg), WR De’Angelo Yancey (groin), WR Malachi Dupre (concussion), CB Damarious Randall (concussion), G Don Barclay (ankle), S Jermaine Whitehead (hip), CB Davon House (hamstring), OLB Vince Biegel (foot), DL Montravius Adams (foot), CB Demetri Goodson (knee) and WR Colby Pearson (ankle).

News & Notes: Aaron Rodgers took several snaps with the No. 1 offense, but quarterback Brett Hundley remained with the ones for the most part. He connected with Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb and Trevor Davis for touchdowns. Davante Adams ended practice with a leaping touchdown in the red zone drill.

With Brett Goode back at long snapper and rookie Justin Vogel still at holder, Mason Crosby went 6-for-6 on his field goals. They ranged from 33 yards to 48 yards.

Quarterback Taysom Hill also had a nice day throwing the football. He threw touchdowns to tight ends Richard Rodgers and Lance Kendricks in the red zone.

For the second straight practice, Jordan Tripp recorded an interception, this time off a ricocheted ball near the goal line. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was a big fan of the play.

Outside linebacker Kyler Fackrell won his first 1-on-1 rep of training camp, after going 0-24 last year. He beat rookie tackle Robert Leff.

They Said It: Mike McCarthy on undrafted rookie receiver Montay Crockett: “I mean Crockett jumped out yesterday. You know we have a correction segment, but it’s important to keep highlighting the things that you’re looking for and he was on it a couple times today.”

Davante Adams on undrafted rookie receiver Michael Clark: “You can see that like me coming in, a lot of the real finesse basketball movements and I see it and I love it. He has a lot of potential.”

McCarthy on young receivers getting work with Aaron Rodgers: “If you watch practice closely, you’ll see there’s a lot of communication between the quarterbacks and particularly the perimeter guys during team drills.  Our young receivers thrive on the opportunity to get in there when he’s in there, and definitely want to make plays when they have that opportunity.”

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