Packers list S Adrian Amos, CB Jaire Alexander as questionable

S Adrian Amos & CB Jaire Alexander
S Adrian Amos & CB Jaire Alexander

GREEN BAY – The Packers have listed safety Adrian Amos (hamstring) and cornerback Jaire Alexander (groin) as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers.

Tight end Robert Tonyan (hip) has been listed as doubtful after not practicing on Friday. Receiver Davante Adams (toe) was one of 15 players removed from the injury report who are expected to play Sunday.

Alexander was added to the injury report after Friday's practice, while Amos returned in limited capacity after sitting out on both Wednesday and Thursday.

Amos, who played all 71 snaps last Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, leads Green Bay with 596 defensive snaps played this season. He’s missed only four games in his five-year career, with the most recent coming against Detroit on Dec. 16, 2017.

Tonyan practiced in pads each of the past two Thursdays before not participating on either Friday. He’s been out since injuring his hip against Dallas on Oct. 6.

“He gets close and then something doesn’t feel right,” said Head Coach Matt LaFleur of Tonyan. “And we’re never going to put him out there if it’s a situation where he can do further damage to himself or if we don't feel like he can do everything that we’re asking of him.”

Adams was limited in practice this week but continues to make progress in his recovery from a toe injury that sidelined him for four games.

The two-time Pro Bowl receiver played 42 of the offense’s 50 snaps in his return last Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, catching a team-high seven passes for 41 yards.

“It gets beat up a little bit but it's definitely no setbacks. Nothing like that,” said Adams on Wednesday. “We just want to be smart so I can heal up and continue to get better and better. Because, like I said last week, I'm obviously healed at this point but as far as being a thousand percent back to myself, I wouldn't quite say I'm quite there yet. But I'm able to do a lot of things right now and do what I can to contribute.”

The Packers removed 14 others from the injury report who are expected to play: quarterback Aaron Rodgers (knee), running back Aaron Jones (shoulder), receivers Marquez Valdes-Scantling (ankle, knee) and Jake Kumerow (shoulder), tight ends Jimmy Graham (veteran rest) and Marcedes Lewis (veteran rest), tackle Bryan Bulaga (veteran rest), linebackers Preston Smith (hand), Blake Martinez (hand) and Oren Burks (chest), defensive lineman Kenny Clark (shin), cornerbacks Kevin King (groin) and Tramon Williams (veteran rest), and safety Will Redmond (elbow).

Carolina ruled out tackle Greg Little (concussion), and listed defensive tackle Vernon Butler (back) and cornerback James Bradberry (groin) as questionable.

Green Bay Packers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. INJURY WED THUR FRI STATUS
Davante Adams, WR Toe LP LP LP -
Jaire Alexander, CB Groin - - LP Questionable
Adrian Amos, S Hamstring DNP DNP LP Questionable
Bryan Bulaga, T NIR (veteran rest) LP LP LP -
Oren Burks, LB Chest FP FP FP -
Kenny Clark, DL Shin FP FP FP -
Jimmy Graham, TE NIR (veteran rest) DNP LP LP -
Aaron Jones, RB Shoulder FP FP FP -
Kevin King, CB Groin LP FP FP -
Jake Kumerow, WR Shoulder FP FP FP -
Marcedes Lewis, TE NIR (veteran rest) - DNP LP -
Blake Martinez, LB Hand FP FP FP -
Will Redmond, S Elbow FP FP FP -
Aaron Rodgers, QB Knee FP FP FP -
Preston Smith, LB Hand FP FP FP -
Robert Tonyan, TE Hip LP LP DNP Doubtful
Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR Ankle/Knee LP LP FP -
Tramon Williams, CB NIR (veteran rest) DNP LP LP -

Carolina Panthers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. INJURY WED THUR FRI STATUS
Mario Addison, LB/DE Not Injury Related FP FP FP -
Kyle Allen, QB Right Shoulder FP FP FP -
James Bradberry, CB Groin DNP DNP LP Questionable
Brian Burns, LB/DE Wrist FP FP FP -
Vernon Butler, DT Back DNP DNP LP Questionable
Greg Little, T Concussion DNP DNP LP Out
Gerald McCoy, DT Knee DNP LP LP -
Christian McCaffrey, RB Knee DNP LP LP -
Christian Miller, LB/DE Ankle FP FP FP -
Eric Reid, S Ankle DNP FP FP -
Curtis Samuel, WR Hamstring DNP FP FP -
Shaq Thompson, LB Ankle FP FP FP -

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