Packers can survive injuries

With improving ground game and top QB, Green Bay's offense should sustain

Updated: October 24, 2013, 10:17 PM ET
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider

Aaron RodgersMike McGinnis/Getty ImagesDespite missing several top weapons in Week 7, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers didn't miss a beat.

Every NFL season is beset with injuries that negatively impact a team's seasonal aspirations, and the 2013 campaign is no different. The Falcons' Super Bowl hopes have faltered with injuries to Julio Jones, Roddy White and Steven Jackson. The Bears' playoff goals will be tested by the loss of Jay Cutler. Tom Brady is going through possibly the worst stretch of his career in part because Rob Gronkowski has been in the lineup for only one game this year.

At first glance, the Green Bay Packers look like another team that should be on this list due to injuries to tight end Jermichael Finley and wide receivers Randall Cobb and James Jones.

While Green Bay's offense would certainly be in better shape if those three were healthy, the truth of the matter is that the Packers' offense is so talent-rich that it shouldn't miss a beat without them.


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