Family Night notebook

The list of walking wounded continues to grow for the Green Bay Packers. Many players were held out of Saturday night's intra-squad scrimmage at Lambeau Field for precautionary reasons because of nagging injuries.

Two players were injured during the scrimmage and were forced to leave. Safety Atari Bigby injured his right hand early on. A little later, safety Nick Collins hurt his back when he slid into the wall of the seats after running out of bounds on an incomplete pass. Collins was trying to slow himself down when he stepped on the concrete sidewalk that cirles the playing field just below the seats. Collins skidded across the concrete on his cleats and hit the wall hard. He was assisted off the field by trainers and did not return. Collins said afterward that he hopes to return to practice on Monday.

Others who did not suit up include: RB Arliss Beach (concussion), RB Najeh Davenport (leg cramps), RB Ahman Green (quadriceps), LB Byron Santiago (back), WR Leo Bookman (ankle), TE Bubba Franks (knee), CB Will Blackmon (foot), CB Charles Woodson (hip), CB Mike Hawkins (knee), S Marquand Manuel (calf), CB Patrick Dendy (ankle), OT/G Will Whitticker (hamstring), LB Brady Poppinga (knee), and OT Chad Clifton (knee).

Receiver does not suit up
Wide receiver Robert Ferguson did not participate in the scrimmage because of a "personal family matter," according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

The coach declined to elaborate on the family matter.

Rookie Greg Jennings started in place of Ferguson in the scrimmage.

A day off
McCarthy said that the team will not practice Sunday. The players are scheduled to lift weights, then review film of the scrimmage with their position coaches.

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