Report: Injury news for Packers' Burnett not as bad as initially thought
Safety Morgan Burnett. Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
GREEN BAY - Packers safety Morgan Burnett had to leave Friday's game against Seattle with a hamstring injury, but it's not as bad as perhaps it was originally thought to be.
NFL Network's Ian Rappaport tweeted this Saturday:
Positive injury news for #Packers: S Morgan Burnett, a key defender, had just a slight hamstring strain Friday and left as a precautionary— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 24, 2013
That Packers S Morgan Burnett (hamstring) is doing "great" is huge. Rising star signed a 4-yr, $24.75 million extension w big expectations— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 24, 2013