Bodiford was placed on injured reserve by the Packers due to a back injury.|||||||
The receiver, who played in six games for Green Bay last season and caught one pass, will miss the entire season.
The Green Bay Packers placed wide receiver Shaun Bodiford on injured reserve Wednesday and signed safety Atari Bigby from their practice squad. Bodiford injured his leg in the Packers' victory at Minnesota on Sunday.|||||||
The Packers signed Bodiford, who was released by Detroit, last month after losing wide receiver Koren Robinson to a league suspension and wide receiver Robert Ferguson to a foot injury. he had no catches in six total games for Detroit and green Bay this season, but returned five kickoffs for a 16.2 yards per return average.
After being released by Detroit last Sunday, Green Bay picked up Bodiford to add depth to a depleted wide receiver position. He has been hampered by a knee injury this season. The rookie has no catches in three career games.|||||||
With Greg Jennings hurt, Bodiford could be activated this week when the Packers host Arizona. He has never caught a pass in the NFL, but Green Bay is hurting for healthy bodies at wide receiver.
Bodiford will miss Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Detroit Lions wide receiver is out with a knee injury and didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday. He could return in time for the Sept. 17 road opener against the Chicago Bears.|||||||
Bodiford is a rookie third stringer whose absence likely won't hinder the Lions. Bodiford is behind Roy Williams, Eddie Drummond, Mike Williams, Corey Bradford and Mike Furrey on a Lions team deep at the position