Packers injury update

Thomas will not play in season finale

WR Robert Ferguson will have his sprained left knee further evaluated Wednesday, at which time a determination will be made about his availability for the final game. Ferguson was sidelined Sunday after aggravating the torn lateral collateral ligament in the knee during the preceding game.

-- TE David Martin suffered a concussion in the second quarter of Sunday's game and didn't return. Coach Mike Sherman, though, sounded optimistic Monday that Martin could be cleared for the finale.

-- OLB Robert Thomas probably won't play in the last game because of a lingering strained quadriceps. Coach Mike Sherman said the team would list him as doubtful on the injury report later this week. Thomas, the starter on the weak side, has missed five of the past six games.

-- DE Kenny Peterson suffered a sprained knee in the third quarter Sunday. The backup was to be further evaluated Monday, and a determination on his status for the upcoming game would be made later in the week.

-- CB Mike Hawkins is expected to be back on the field this week after being deactivated Sunday because of a bruised knee. Patrick Dendy replaced Hawkins as the nickel back.

-- Wide receivers Donald Driver (bruised knee), Antonio Chatman (bruised hip), and CB Al Harris (bruised thigh) suffered injuries in the Chicago game that aren't considered to be serious.


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