Thursday night’s scratches and lineup changes

Posted by on September 2, 2010 – 5:42 pm

The following players will not play for the Packers on Thursday night in the preseason finale at Kansas City: QB Aaron Rodgers (coach’s decision), CB Charles Woodson (coach’s decision), RB Ryan Grant (coach’s decision), S Will Blackmon (knee), CB Brandon Underwood (shoulder), LB Clay Matthews (hamstring), LB Desmond Bishop (hamstring), LB Brad Jones (shoulder), T/G Bryan Bulaga (hip flexor), T Chad Clifton (knee), DE Cullen Jenkins (calf) and T/G Allen Barbre (back).

For the Packers on defense, Mike Neal will start at RDE in place of Jenkins, Brady Poppinga at LOLB for Matthews, Frank Zombo at ROLB for Jones, and Sam Shields at LCB for Woodson. On offense, T/G T.J. Lang will start at LT for Clifton, Matt Flynn at QB for Rodgers, and Brandon Jackson at RB for Grant

Jason Chery will handle punt and kickoff return duties in place of Blackmon.

For Kansas City, the following players will not play: CB/S Maurice Leggett, LB Cameron Sheffield, G Darryl Harris, T Ryan O’Callaghan and LB Tamba Hali.

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