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Mike Daniels believes he's 'ready to roll'

Packers defensive tackle is one of seven players listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Dallas


GREEN BAY – The Packers have listed defensive tackle Mike Daniels and six others as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

Daniels (hip), starting tackles David Bakhtiari (hamstring) and Bryan Bulaga (ankle), cornerbacks Davon House (quad) and Quinten Rollins (ankle), linebacker Ahmad Brooks (back), and receiver Davante Adams (concussion) are all questionable.

Running back Ty Montgomery (ribs) is doubtful to play. Linebacker Joe Thomas (ankle) has been ruled out, while linebacker Nick Perry (hand) and running back Jamaal Williams (knee) were removed from the injury report and will play.

Daniels has missed the past two games after aggravating a hip injury against Atlanta in Week 2, effectively snapping his streak of 87-consecutive games played (including playoffs).

Although he is listed as questionable – there no longer is a probable designation – Daniels told reporters before the injury report was announced Friday that he's "ready to roll."

 "It feels good," said Daniels on Friday afternoon. "I felt good at practice running around, felt strong. I'm ready to roll. It's been hard. It's been hard watching, you know what I'm saying? It's just good to be back."

House and Rollins were full participants in Thursday's padded practice, while the other five questionable players were all limited. The Packers will conduct their final practice Saturday before leaving for Dallas.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy confirmed during his Friday morning news conference that Adams remains in the concussion protocol. He'd likely have to clear the protocol by the time the team departs on Saturday to play in the game.

Bakhtiari hasn't played since injuring his hamstring in Week 1, while Bulaga played against Cincinnati in Week 3 before aggravating his ankle injury. The two have yet to start a game together this season.

Addressing the media Wednesday, Bulaga acknowledged his ankle injury is something he may have to deal with going forward this season.

"I think that's kind of where we're at with it," Bulaga said. "What the injury was, it's probably one of those things that's going to linger for a while. That's just the way it's going to be. I'm just going to have to get it to a point where it's manageable enough and then just try to take care of it the rest of the way and keep it manageable. That's the reality of it. We don't really have the time to get it to 100 percent. I think that's unrealistic."

The Cowboys listed six players as questionable, including starting left tackle Tyron Smith (back), linebacker Sean Lean (hamstring) and defensive tackle Stephen Paea. None of the three players practiced on either Thursday or Friday.

Cornerbacks Anthony Brown (ankle) and Nolan Carroll (concussion), and starting right tackle La'el Collins (ankle) also have been listed as questionable.

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