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Casey Hayward doing drills at practice as part of rehab

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 3, 2013 – 4:06 pm

In perhaps the first legitimate sign that he’s getting ready to return to action, CB Casey Hayward was fully dressed and going through some drills in the Packers’ full-pads practice on Thursday.

CB Casey Hayward

CB Casey Hayward

Hayward already has been ruled out for this week, but the second-year corner and the team’s leading interceptor from last season might finally have a light at the end of the tunnel with his hamstring injury, which he originally hurt prior to training camp.

Hayward returned for three practices during the third week of the preseason but then re-aggravated it in that week’s game. He has been out the past six weeks, since the third preseason game.

“Casey Hayward worked some of the individual drills,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said. “It’s really, frankly, part of his rehab training. He’s making progress.”

For the feature story on LB Clay Matthews’ recovery from his hamstring injury, click here.


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