The Green Bay Packers have struggled on all fronts this season, but perhaps the most unexpected troubles that have come their have been those of the passing game. For about half of the season, receivers Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison have been injured -- the latter is done for the season -- leaving Green Bay with two rookies behind No. 1 option Davante Adams. Understandably, the attack through the air has stalled.
However, the Packers
Jake Kumerow says he has “quite a bit of family coming for the game.” That sounds like it’s going to be Kumerow time on Sunday.— Alex VandenHouten (@AlexVandenhout1) November 28, 2018
The Packers have activated WR/preseason star Jake Kumerow off IR to practice. So that's it for IR-return spots. Teams get two and they already used one on Trevor Davis. If Kumerow ends up playing, all of Wisconsin will rejoice. https://t.co/FysI6kTKBu pic.twitter.com/o5sTsSnUNS— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) November 21, 2018
The Packers have been reduced to betting on a rookie who had two great preseason games this year to save their regular season. Well, what do they have to lose? Perhaps Kumerow will be the spark Green Bay needs to ignite their offense. Perhaps not. But if those flowing locks are finally ready to grace the field in a competitive game, that's a source for some excitement.