GREEN BAY — Jordy Nelson missed a second day of practice with a shoulder injury, leaving his availability in the Packers’ already short-handed receiving group in doubt for Green Bay’s season finale against Detroit. Leading receiver Davante Adams, who was in the concussion protocol following a hit two weeks ago from Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis, also appears unlikely to face the Lions after missing practice Thursday. Fourth receiver Geronimo Allison sat out Thursday with
GREEN BAY — This will be a strange couple weeks in Titletown. The Green Bay Packers’ streak of eight straight postseason appearances is over. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is done for the year after he was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. Rodgers threw for three touchdowns and tossed three interceptions in Sunday’s 31-24 loss at Carolina in his return from a broken collarbone. Coach Mike McCarthy said there were no setbacks with Rodgers’ injury, but it made sense to shut
Noon today at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. TV: Fox (Joe Buck, Troy Aikman). Radio: WBIZ (100.7-FM, 98.7-FM, 1400-AM). Line: Panthers by 3. Over/under: 47. Record against spread: Green Bay 7-6, Carolina 8-5. Series record: Packers lead 9-5. Last meeting: Panthers beat Packers 37-29 on Nov. 8, 2015. Last week: Packers beat Browns 27-21; Panthers beat Vikings 31-24. AP Pro32 ranking: Packers No. 15, Panthers No. 7. Packers offense (NFL rankings): Overall 25, rush 17, pass 24.
Noon today at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. TV: Fox (Tim Brando, Greg Jennings). Radio: WBIZ (100.7-FM, 98.7-FM, 1400-AM). Line: Packers by 2½. Over/under: 45. Record against spread: Tampa Bay 3-7-1, Green Bay 5-6. Series record: Packers lead 32-21-1. Last meeting: Packers beat Buccaneers 20-3 on Dec. 21, 2014. Last week: Buccaneers lost to Falcons 34-20; Packers lost to Steelers 31-28. AP Pro32 ranking: Buccaneers No. 25, Packers No. 21. Buccaneers offense (NFL rankings): Overall 14,