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Gardner's back against the wall

Rod Gardner

Rod Gardner, who missed the first two days of practices with a sore left hamstring, took part in both practices Sunday. For Gardner, he cannot get on the field soon enough. PackerReport.com's Todd Korth explains:

Gardner, claimed by the Packers on waivers from Carolina last Dec. 20, is attempting to stick with the team after playing in the final two games last year. Gardner, a former first-round pick of the Washington Redskins, signed a one-year contract this off-season and is competing for the No. 3 or No. 4 spot among the wide receivers this year. The sixth-year receiver, who has been a disappointment...

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