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2 Packers Wide Receivers Will Miss Week 7 vs. Commanders

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The Green Bay Packers will be without two wide receivers Sunday against Washington, with a third questionable to make a return from injured reserve. 

As reported by NFL Network's Mike Garafolo Friday, veteran Randall Cobb and rookie wide receiver Christian Watson are out Sunday against the Commanders, while Sammy Watkins could play in a limited capacity.

"#Packers down WRs Randall Cobb and Christian Watson. Sounds like Sammy Watkins could suit up but if he plays, it would be limited. We’ll see if he’s added to the active roster tomorrow," Garafolo announced today.

Cobb is the second-leading Packers receiver this season in terms of receiving yardage and has been one of Aaron Rodgers' favorite targets throughout his career. 

Watson, Green Bay's 34th overall selection in this year's NFL draft, will miss a second consecutive week with a hamstring injury.

The wildcard is Sammy Watkins, who the Packers signed as a free agent this offseason. He landed on injured reserve in Week 3 after suffering a knee injury in Green Bay's Week 2 game against Chicago.

If Watkins is added to the active roster tomorrow, it's likely he will garner at least some playing time Sunday given the injuries to other receivers on the roster.

Green Bay is looking to snap a two-game losing streak on Sunday as they take on the Washington Commanders.