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Packers list WR Jayden Reed, CB Jaire Alexander among seven questionable for Sunday | Week 16 Injury Report

S Darnell Savage, LB De’Vondre Campbell ruled out; WR Christian Watson doubtful vs. Panthers

WR Jayden Reed; CB Jaire Alexander
WR Jayden Reed; CB Jaire Alexander

GREEN BAY – Receiver Jayden Reed (toe/chest) and cornerback Jaire Alexander (shoulder) are among seven players the Packers have listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Carolina Panthers.

The other five questionable players are running back AJ Dillon (thumb), defensive tackle T.J. Slaton (knee/foot), safety Rudy Ford (back), cornerback Robert Rochell (neck) and receiver Dontayvion Wicks (ankle).

Receiver Christian Watson (hamstring), tackle Luke Tenuta (ankle), and running back Emanuel Wilson (shoulder) are doubtful, while linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (neck), safety Darnell Savage (shoulder), and tight end Luke Musgrave (kidney) have been ruled out.

Musgrave, Wilson and Tenuta are all designated to return from injured reserve and not presently on the 53-man roster.

Reed, who already had been playing through a chest injury, didn't practice this week after injuring his toe last Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Alexander hasn't played since Green Bay's 20-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Nov. 5, but LaFleur said the team is "hopeful" the Charlotte native could return against the Panthers.

The Packers didn't issue a game status for running back Aaron Jones (knee/finger), who had 13 carries for 53 yards in his return last Sunday versus Tampa Bay. LaFleur said Jones "looked good all week, had no complaints and hopefully he stays that way."

Despite Dillon being listed as questionable, LaFleur said the team feels "good where AJ's at" after the fourth-year running back injured his thumb two weeks ago against the New York Giants. Last Sunday was the first NFL contest Dillon has missed due to injury.

In addition to Jones, Green Bay didn't issue a game status for the following players who are expected to be available: linebacker Kingsley Enagbare (toe), guard Elgton Jenkins (shoulder), safety Jonathan Owens (knee), linebacker Quay Walker (shoulder) and tackle Caleb Jones (illness/foot).

The Panthers have listed safety Sam Franklin Jr. (quadriceps), tight end Ian Thomas (ankle), linebacker Claudin Cherelus (knee) as questionable.

Linebackers Brian Burns (illness), Yetur Gross-Matos (illness) and Marquis Haynes (illness/back) all returned to practice on Friday and are expected to play Sunday.

In addition to Burns, Gross-Matos and Haynes, Carolina didn't issue a game status for the following players who are expected to be available: tackle Taylor Moton (knee/rest), tight end Tommy Tremble (illness), tackle David Sharpe (illness), safety Xavier Woods (illness), tight end Stephen Sullivan (shoulder).

Green Bay Packers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. Injury WED. THURS. FRI. GAME STATUS
Jaire Alexander, CB Shoulder LP LP LP Questionable
De'Vondre Campbell, LB Neck DNP DNP DNP Out
AJ Dillon, RB Thumb LP LP LP Questionable
Kingsley Enagbare, LB Toe LP LP LP --
Rudy Ford, S Back (Not Listed) (Not Listed) LP Questionable
Elgton Jenkins, G/T Shoulder DNP LP LP --
Aaron Jones, RB Knee/Finger LP LP LP --
Caleb Jones, T Foot/Illness (Not Listed) DNP FP --
**Luke Musgrave, TE Kidney (Not Listed) DNP DNP Out
Jonathan Owens, S Knee LP LP LP --
Jayden Reed, WR Toe/Chest DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Robert Rochell, CB Neck (Not Listed) (Not Listed) LP Questionable
Darnell Savage, S Shoulder DNP DNP DNP Out
T.J. Slaton, DL Knee/Foot LP LP LP Questionable
**Luke Tenuta, T Ankle LP LP LP Doubtful
Quay Walker, LB Shoulder LP LP LP --
Christian Watson, WR Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Dontayvion Wicks, WR Ankle LP LP LP Questionable
**Emanuel Wilson, RB Shoulder LP LP LP Doubtful

**Designated to Return from Injured Reserve - Currently within 21-day practice window

Carolina Panthers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. Injury WED. THURS. FRI. GAME STATUS
Brian Burns, OLB Illness DNP DNP FP --
Claudin Cherelus, LB Knee LP LP FP Questionable
Sam Franklin Jr., S Quadricep/Back LP LP LP Questionable
Yetur Gross-Matos, OLB Illness DNP DNP FP --
Marquis Haynes Sr., OLB Back/Illness DNP DNP FP --
Taylor Moton, T Knee/NIR - Resting Pl. DNP LP FP --
David Sharpe, T Illness LP LP (Not Listed) N/A
Stephen Sullivan, TE Shoulder FP FP FP --
Ian Thomas, TE Ankle LP LP FP Questionable
Tommy Tremble, TE Illness LP LP (Not Listed) N/A
Xavier Woods, S Illness LP LP FP --