A rookie wide receiver won’t see too much against the Rams
The Green Bay Packers will have a healthy bunch of wide receivers for the first time all season coming off their bye week. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will need them to be impactful. The team looks to improve to 6-8 on Monday Night Football. Rookie wide receiver Christian Watson has been on fire recently while other players in the group battled injuries.
Head coach Matt LaFleur said earlier this week that wide receiver Romeo Doubs would be able to play against the Rams. It was unclear at the time how much Doubs would be able to do with his ankle. He was listed as a full participant in Thursday’s practice on the injury report. However, LaFleur offered a more sobering glimpse at Doubs’ status for the Rams game.
According to Matt Schneidman of The Athletic, LaFleur commented on how much of an impact Doubs could have for the Packers Monday night. LaFleur indicated he wouldn’t be asked to do too much.
“I think you gotta be realistic and not put too much on his plate.”
Matt LaFleur on Romeo Doubs playing Monday night for the first time since Week 9: “I think you gotta be realistic and not put too much on his plate.” pic.twitter.com/yS1WAHbOuT
— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) December 16, 2022
Doubs needs to be eased back into the offense. It’ll take some time for him to get back to 100 percent on his knee for an entire game. Doubs can use the time to gain more experience before they need him at full capacity.