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Injury roundup: Aaron Rodgers active for Packers

Despite a hamstring injury, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is active for the Packers.

Rodgers suffered the injury in Monday's victory over the Eagles.

The veteran quarterback has been on fire as of late, averaging 317 yards per game with 17 total touchdown passes in his last six games.

Teammate Clay Matthews (shoulder) is also active.

The Packers (5-6) play host to the Texans (6-5) in Green Bay on Sunday.

Other injuries we are watching on Sunday:

  1. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (knee) is expected to play against the Rams. Tight end Martellus Bennett (ankle, shoulder) and wideout Julian Edelman (foot) are also good to go.
  1. Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews (ankle) is inactive against the Bengals.
  1. Dolphins offensive tackles Branden Albert (wrist) and Laremy Tunsil (shoulder), and wide receiver DeVante Parker(back) are all active against the Ravens
  1. Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins (foot), running back Mike Gillislee (hamstring) and linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (ankle) are expected to play against the Raiders, according to Rapoport. Tight end Charles Clay (knee) is questionable.
  1. Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones (thigh) is inactive against the Saints. Running back Theo Riddick and defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) are both active, while DeAndre Levy (knee) will not play Sunday.
  1. Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith (back) is active against the Dolphins.
  1. Bears wideout Eddie Royal (toe) is inactive against the 49ers.
  1. Rams defensive end Robert Quinn (concussion) is inactive against the Patriots.
  1. Saints running back Mark Ingram (toe) is active against the Lions.
  1. Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree (ankle), running back Latavius Murray (ankle) and cornerback David Amerson (knee) are all expected to play, per Rapoport.
  1. Chargers wide receiver Tyrell Williams (shoulder) is expected to play against the Bucs, according to Rapoport.
  1. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett (knee) is expected to play against the Panthers, according to Rapoport.
  1. Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (foot) is expected to play against the Chargers, per Rapoport.
  1. Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (foot), who is already out Sunday against the Jaguars, hopes to be out of his walking boot early next week, per Rapoport.
  1. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (finger) hopes to play without a glove today and he believes he can take snaps under center, per Rapoport.
  1. Pass rushers Justin Houston (shoulder) and Dee Ford (hamstring) are both active for the Chiefs against the Falcons.
  1. Texans quarterback Tom Savage is inactive due to a skin infection found on the elbow, a source close to Savage told Rapoport.
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