NFL notebook: Packers QB Rodgers to miss Sunday's game
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, 7:42 p.m.
The Packers will play another game without star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
The Packers ruled out an injured Rodgers on Friday for the road matchup with the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Rodgers has been sidelined since he suffered a broken collarbone early in Green Bay's loss to the Chicago Bears on Nov. 4. Rodgers practiced on a limited basis this week and even took some reps with the first-string offense in team drills Wednesday and Thursday.
Matt Flynn will make his third straight start in place of Rodgers.
• At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Broncos' 27-20 loss to the Chargers on Thursday night. A police spokesman said three males were stabbed, and a fourth may have been stabbed, but that person left the scene. Police have several people in custody and are not currently looking for other suspects. Police said one person was initially in critical condition, but all are conscious and talking.
• Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returned to practice, but his status for Sunday's game against the Eagles is questionable because of a sprained right foot. Peterson's backup, Toby Gerhart, is dealing with a hamstring injury and is questionable for Minnesota (3-9-1).
• Dallas linebacker Sean Lee, an Upper St. Clair and Penn State product, was ruled out of Sunday's game against Green Bay because of a neck injury.
• The Jaguars will likely be without starting running back Maurice Jones-Drew on Sunday against the Bills. The team's leading rusher was listed as doubtful with a strained hamstring.
• Terrelle Pryor remains committed to winning back his job as Oakland's starting quarterback, even though the Raiders only appear willing to use him in spot situations the remainder of the season. Talking extensively for the first time in more than three weeks, the Jeannette product said he remains supportive of coach Dennis Allen's decision to stick with undrafted rookie quarterback Matt McGloin from Penn State as Oakland's starter even though the knee injury that originally sidelined Pryor has healed.
• The Browns ruled out running back Willis McGahee for Sunday's game against the Bears with a concussion.
• Chicago wide receiver Brandon Marshall was docked $15,000 for wearing non-approved orange cleats during the Bears' win over the Cowboys on Monday night.
• Texans tight end Garrett Graham (hamstring) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Colts.
• Rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin was in a walking boot at practice and is questionable for the Rams' game against the Saints.
• The Jets placed wide receiver Stephen Hill on season-ending injured reserve with an ailing left knee.
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