Bryan Bulaga (knee) has surgery, likely out six weeks

The Packers will be without right tackle Bryan Bulaga on Sunday night and for the next month.

Bulaga underwent surgery on Saturday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Media's Albert Breer, via two sources informed of the situation. Bulaga also sprained his MCL and is likely to be out the next six weeks, Rapoport and Breer reported.

The Packers offensive tackle left practice earlier this week with the knee injury.

The team's official website listed Don Barclay, a 2012 undrafted free agent, as Bulaga's likely replacement. Barclay had 18 starts over the past four years, mostly at right guard.

This isn't the worst-case scenario for the Packers, who still have the league's best quarterback to negate any immediate issues with protection. His quick-trigger release, like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning's over the years, have solved a lot of problems.

Other notable names on this week's injury report for Sunday's games:

  1. Victor Cruz (calf) will miss another week of action after the Giants ruled him out for Sunday's home opener against the Falcons. Jon Beason (knee) was listed as doubtful.
  1. LeSean McCoy (hamstring) was in uniform and participated in Bills' practice. Rex Ryan said the running back is questionable and he's "cautiously optimistic" McCoy will be ready to play against the Patriots.
  1. Rams running backs Tre Mason (thigh) and Todd Gurley (knee) were full participants in practice, but both are listed as questionable for Week 2. Coach Jeff Fisher said Gurley will be a game-time decision.
  1. Panthers star linebacker Luke Kuechly (concussion) was not in pads, but did work out. Kuechly is listed as out for Sunday's game. DT Star Lotulelei (foot), TE Richie Brockel and DE Wes Horton (shoulder) are questionable to play Sunday.
  1. Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (hamstring) practiced Friday and is listed as questionable to play against the Saints.
  1. Arian Foster's return will have to wait another week. The Texans ruled out Foster (groin) for their tilt against the Panthers. Tackle Duan Browns is questionable with a hand injury.
  1. Lions LB DeAndre Levy's status for Sunday's game versus the Vikings is doubtful. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport confirmed Levy's absence is due to a hip injury. The team believes the injury is short term, via Rapoport.
  1. Bears WR Alshon Jeffery did not practice and is questionable for Week 2, due to hamstring tightness. Pernell McPhee (knee/wrist) also did not practice and is listed as questionable.
  1. Dez Bryant won't be the only prominent Cowboy out against the Eagles. Rookie pass rusher Randy Gregory (ankle) did not practice and was ruled out.
  1. Jaguars OT Luke Joeckel (ankle) is listed as questionable against the Dolphins. Coach Gus Bradley said the former No. 2 overall pick is "getting better every day". Wide receiver Marqise Lee (hamstring) is listed as probable.
  1. Browns LB Karlos Dansby (foot) practiced for the first time this week. Dansby, Dwayne Bowe (hamstring) and Justin Gilbert (hip) are questionable. Josh McCown (concussion) is officially out.
  1. Redskins TE Jordan Reed (quad) was limited during practice and is questionable, coach Jay Gruden told reporters.
  1. Titans TE Delanie Walker (hand) is listed as questionable after returning to practice Friday. He sat out Wednesday and Thursday.
  1. Jets wide receiver Devin Smith (ribs) practiced and coach Todd Bowles said "it'll be a game-time decision on whether he'll play Monday against the Colts. Chris Ivory (groin) was limited in practice for the second straight day.
  1. Running back Reggie Bush (calf) will not travel with the 49ers to Pittsburgh, coach Jim Tomsula said Friday.
  1. Chargers OT D.J. Fluker (ankle) was listed as doubtful versus the Bengals.
  1. Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (knee) and G Mike Iupati (knee) will not travel to Chicago and are listed as out.
  1. Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and Caraun Reid (ankle) are listed as questionable for the Lions.
  1. Safety Reshad Jones (hamstring) and defensive end Cameron Wake (hamstring) are both listed as questionable for the Dolphins. Defensive end Olivier Vernon (ankle) is probable to play against the Jaguars.
  1. Seahawks cornerback Tharold Simon (toe) and linebacker Bruce Irvin (rib) were limited participants in practice Friday and are listed as questionable.
  1. Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe (concussion) and wide receiver Breshad Perriman (knee) did not participate in practice Friday and are listed as out.
  1. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (hand) fully participated in practice and is listed as probable for Oakland's Week 2 matchup with Baltimore. His star cornerback, Charles Woodson (shoulder), was a limited participant and is listed as questionable.
  1. Wideout Bruce Ellington (ankle) is questionable when the 49ers face the Steelers.
  1. C.J. Spiller was limited on Friday for the Saints. The running back has been bothered by a knee injury.
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