Running back Ryan Grant and cornerback Charles Woodson also didn't dress for what was predicted to be a rainy night but actually remained dry. Nine other Packers were held out with injuries, including four other starters: linebackers Clay Matthews and Brad Jones, defensive end Cullen Jenkins and tackle Chad Clifton.
Andy Reid: Chiefs 'hadn't done a whole lot' on offensive line before 2021 offseason
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid doesn't believe Kansas City's Super Bowl loss rests solely on his offensive linemen's shoulders, but he does believe the unit had been neglected. And K.C. took care of that this offseason, adding plenty of talent and depth.
Andy Reid on Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes: 'Have to be ready for that one'
Fans aren't the only ones looking forward to Aaron Rodgers and Patrick Mahomes facing off in Week 9. Chiefs coach Andy Reid joined NFL Network's Schedule Release '21 and told former coach Steve Mariucci he was excited about the matchup.
Matt Rhule 'disappointed' Teddy Bridgewater was critical of Panthers practice habits
Panthers coach Matt Rhule took issue with the critiques from his former quarterback, saying he was "disappointed" that Teddy Bridgewater didn't feel good about the club's practice methods after being traded from the team.
Matt Nagy realizes Bears need to have 'successful entry plan' for QB Justin Fields
When Andy Dalton was signed by the Bears in the offseason, he said he was told he'd be the starter in 2021. But after trading up to draft Ohio State's Justin Fields, Chicago might need to make different plans. One certainty is head coach Matt Nagy knows the Bears need to have a "successful entry play" for their QB of the future.