The Green Bay Packers will catch some extra relieve on offense and per chance on particular teams from the observe squad in Week 6.
The team elevated huge receiver Juwann Winfree from the observe squad to the gameday roster for Sunday’s showdown with the Chicago Bears.
The Packers wanted depth at receiver with Marquez Valdes-Scantling on injured reserve for as a minimum one extra recreation and Malik Taylor now on the COVID-19 reserve checklist.
Teams can elevate a player from the observe squad two instances in a season, but Winfree is a COVID-19 replacement for Taylor, which technique he’ll aloof like two extra elevations on hand for 2021.
Winfree, who arrived in Green Bay on the observe squad in October of final yr, loved a standout efficiency at some level of the offseason workout program and used to be impressing early on in coaching camp. On the opposite hand, he used to be injured early on at camp and missed all three preseason video games, however the Packers aloof saved him around on the observe squad, where he’s remained all season.
Winfree will catch an replace to make contributions on Sunday, especially on particular teams. Taylor is one in all the team’s most-outdated skool gamers on particular teams.
Last season, the Packers elevated Winfree from the observe squad twice. He performed eight snaps on offense and 14 on particular teams but didn’t receive a goal or story every other statistic.