NFL: The Green Bay Packers’ Road to the Super Bowl Gets Bumpier by the Day

October 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

At the start of the season, Packer fans, Packer players, the national media, and even Las Vegas oddsmakers had picked the Green Bay Packers as a Super Bowl favorite, and while the Packers' Super Bowl dreams remain very much alive, it seems with each passing week, the task at hand gets a little more difficult.
Week 1 saw a leg injury end the season of running back Ryan Grant, in his place the Packers are relying on Brandon Jackson, John Kuhn and the recently acquired Dimitri Nance to make up for Grant's absence, and so far the trio has had little success. Although the trade deadline does not end until October 19th, the chances of general manager Ted Thomson making a move to bolster the running game seems highly unlikely.
Injuries continued to plague the Packers in Week 4 with the news that rookie safety, Morgan Burnett would be lost for the season due to a knee injury and veteran linebacker Nick Barnett sustained a wrist injury that could very we...

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