The news of the day at Packers training camp was not who was returning or who was dropping out, but rather that cornerback Casey Hayward was out for a second consecutive practice after initially dropping out on Tuesday.
Without media access to either the players or coaches, it's unknown when there will be an update on Hayward or if he'll take part in the Packers' third preseason game on Friday against the Oakland Raiders.
After Tuesday's practice, head coach Mike McCarthy said he held Hayward out of practice and that he was "just being smart with him" because of his injury history. However, McCarthy did not say whether or not Hayward re-aggravated the hamstring injury that forced him to miss the majority of last season and eventually landed him on injured reserve.
Offensive lineman T.J. Lang, shoulder
Lang dropped out late in practice on Tuesday, only missing the last few minutes. He was observed taking off his pads with a wrap around his shoulder and ice under it. McCarthy said he had "banged his shoulder," but that he wasn't worried about it. Lang reportedly took part in practice on Thursday, according to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Who's Dropping Out?
Offensive lineman Jordan McCray
Tyler Dunne reports McCray was pulled out of practice on Tuesday, but it appears that's been unreported up until this time. McCray had been working as backup on the Packers offensive line, primarily at guard in preseason action. Again, with no media access to players or coaches, it's unknown whether McCray will be able to play in Friday's preseason home opener.
Still Out (anticipated return in parentheses)
Cornerback Casey Hayward, hamstring (unknown)
Wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, knee (2015 presumably)
Offensive lineman Don Barclay, knee (2015 presumably)
Tight end Brandon Bostick, lower leg (a couple weeks)
Defensive lineman Letroy Guion, hamstring (indefinitely)
Tight end Colt Lyerla, knee (2015, placed on injured reserve)
Running back Rajion Neal, knee (a couple weeks)
Linebacker Joe Thomas, knee (day to day)
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