GREEN BAY, Wis. — This game still hasand , but the quarterbacks of the and won’t have anything close to their full complement of receivers on Sunday.
The Packers for sure won’t have, their leading receiver through two games, because of a hamstring injury. Two of their other top receivers, rookie second-round pick (hamstring) and veteran (illness), were listed as questionable on Friday.
The only one of the Packers’ top four receivers who has been cleared to play and taken off the injury report is, who has been limited in practice this week because of the ankle injury that kept him out of the season opener. Lazard returned for last week’s game against the and is the only receiver on the roster to have caught a touchdown this season.
Packers coach Matt LaFleur said Friday that rookie receiveris “probably going to have to take more of a [work] load this week.”
The Buccaneers already knew earlier in the week that they would be without leading receiverbecause of his one-game suspension for last Sunday’s altercation in their game against the . Tampa Bay also won’t have receiver , who was ruled out Friday because of a hamstring injury. Meanwhile, (knee) was listed as questionable.
The Packers also could be without one of their top tight ends,(questionable with a groin injury). Left tackle , who has yet to play in the 2022 season, also was listed as questionable as he tries to return from multiple knee surgeries.