Walking Wounded: Comparing IR Lists

CB Charles Woodson (Jeff Gross/Getty)

Over the course of the full 2010 season, 10 starters missed at least one game. When the Packers play their 10th game of this season on Sunday, they might be without their 11th and 12th starters.

Here is a look at the Green Bay Packers' injury lists from 2010 and 2012. In 2010, 11 starters missed at least one game. In 2012, 10 starters have missed at least one game, a number that will grow to 11 with Bryan Bulaga and perhaps to 12 with Clay Matthews.

CLICK HERE for Packer Report's perspective.

2010: MISSED GAMES BY STARTERS

The list includes only projected starters and does not include players at the same position (Brandon Chillar replacing Nick Barnett, for instance), since that would be counting one position twice.

RB Ryan Grant (ankle/IR): 15

S Morgan Burnett (knee/IR): 13

LB Nick Barnett (wrist/IR): 12

T Mark Tauscher (shoulder/IR): 12

TE Jermichael Finley (knee/IR): 11

LB Brad Jones (shoulder/IR): 10

DE Cullen Jenkins (calf): 5

FB Korey Hall (hip/back/knee): 4

DE Ryan Pickett (ankle): 2

LB Clay Matthews (hamstring): 1

QB Aaron Rodgers (concussion): 1

Total: 86.

2012: MISSED GAMES BY STARTERS

Note: All game totals are through Week 10. The list includes only projected starters and does not include players at the same position (D.J. Smith replacing Desmond Bishop, for instance, since that would be counting one position twice.)

LB Desmond Bishop (hamstring/IR): 9

WR Greg Jennings (abdomen): 6

RB Cedric Benson (foot): 4

LB Nick Perry (hand/IR): 3

CB Sam Shields (ankle): 3

FB John Kuhn (hamstring): 2

NT B.J. Raji (ankle): 2

DB Charles Woodson (collarbone): 2

WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring): 1

DE C.J. Wilson (groin): 1

LB Clay Matthews (hamstring): 0.

OT Bryan Bulaga (hip): 0

Total: 33.


Agree or disagree?: Discuss hot Packers topics in our, free forums. Leave Bill a question in the subscribers-only Packers Pro Club forum.


Bill Huber is publisher of Packer Report magazine and PackerReport.com and has written for Packer Report since 1997. E-mail him at packwriter2002@yahoo.com, or leave him a question in Packer Report's subscribers-only Packers Pro Club forum. Find Bill on Twitter at twitter.com/PackerReport.

PackerReport.com Recommended Stories


  • The Packers rolled out a shiny new wrinkle with a catchy name last week; we examine its roots and reasoning. (Benny Sieu/USA TODAY)

  • Coach Mike McCarthy was more concerned for Morgan Burnett on Thursday than he was on Wednesday. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

  • One of the worst defenses in the league "can't wait" to face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday night. (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY)

  • The Kansas City Chiefs aren't exactly known for their passing attack; however, Dr. Roto does have a man-crush on one KC receiver in Week 8. Dwayne Bowe (pictured above) has yet to score a touchdown or…

  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Wainstein report released on Wednesday provided insight into the NCAA’s reopening of its infractions case at North Carolina this summer and also highlighted potential academic…

Up Next


Tweets