GREEN BAY, WI (WSAU) Green Bay Packers’ guard T-J Lang returned to practice today, after a trip to Michigan to be with his family following the death of a grandmother. The only two Packers who did not practice are receiver Greg Jennings and rookie safety Sean Richardson – and both will be out for Sunday’s game at Indianapolis.
Jennings was ruled out yesterday, after he aggravated a groin injury last weekend. Richardson has had a nagging hamstring injury, and has been out for about the last month.
The Packers practice inside the Don Hutson Center, where crowd noise was piped in to help the team get accustomed to a loud atmosphere on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Coach Mike McCarthy said running back James Starks is close to returning after his turf-toe injury – but he had not made a decision on how much he’ll play on Sunday, if at all.
Nose tackle Ryan Pickett practiced today with knee and shoulder problems. McCarthy said he’ll wait to tomorrow to see how he’s doing before he makes a decision on his availability for Sunday.