Injury roundup: Packers' Montgomery to split carries

Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery will against the Vikings in Minnesota but is slated to split carries with teammate Aaron Jones, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

The third-year running back out of Stanford injured his ribs in a Week 4 victory over the Chicago Bears.

Montgomery has 281 yards from scrimmage and has scored three touchdowns in four games this season.

With Montgomery out last weekend, Jones rushed for 125 yards and a score in the Packers' win over the Cowboys.

Tackle Bryan Bulaga, who has been battling an ankle injury, also is active play while linebacker Ahmad Brooks (back) and cornerback Kevin King (concussion) are inactive.

Other injury news we are tracking on Sunday:

  1. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr actually had three transverse process fractures in his back, but is feeling "substantially better" and is expected to play against the Los Angeles Chargers, according to Rapoport.

In other Raiders news, rookie cornerback Gareon Conley, who has been ruled out for Sunday, will meet with doctors Tuesday to evaluate his lingering shin injury. There's a chance he be put on the shelf for weeks to heal, a source told Rapoport.

  1. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (ankle) will play through pain at New Orleans but wide receiver Kenny Golladay (hamstring) is inactive. Defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (knee) is active, but guard T.J. Lang (back) will not play.
  1. New York Jets running back Bilal Powell (calf) is out for today's game against the Patriots. Fortunately for the Jets, veteran Matt Forte has returned after missing two games with an injured toe.
  1. Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (back) will make his NFL debut today against the Raiders. The seventh overall pick out of Clemson will be on a play count, according to Rapoport.
  1. Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (shoulder) will not play against the Bears, although fellow wideout Breshad Perriman (knee) is set to play. Defensive tackle Brandon Williams (foot) also has been ruled out.
  1. For the first time this season, New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead will play. Armstead has been sidelined with a shoulder injury. Wide receiver Willie Snead (hamstring) also will be on the field against the Lions.
  1. Cardinals linebacker Karlos Dansby (hamstring) and cornerback Patrick Peterson (quad) are expected to play against the Buccaneers while defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche (calf) is still battling tightness and is a game-time decision, per Rapoport.
  1. Browns wide receiver Kenny Britt (knee, groin) will not play against the Houston Texans.
  1. New York Giants safety Landon Collins (ankle) is expected to play against the Broncos in Denver, per Rapoport.
  1. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster (ankle) will not play against the Redskins.
  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Robert Ayers (back) is expected to play at Arizona, while linebacker Lavonte David (ankle) remains a game-time decision, according to Rapoport.
  1. Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the 49ers, but running back Rob Kelley (ankle) will not play.
  1. Miami Dolphins wideout DeVante Parker (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday against the Falcons.
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