Packers Place Defensive End On Injured Reserve

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wednesday Oct. 1, 2008
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers placed defensive
end Cullen Jenkins on injured reserve Wednesday because of a chest
injury, ending his season.

Jenkins was hurt in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game at Tampa
Bay while attempting to sack Buccaneers quarterback Brian Griese.
Jenkins is believed to have a torn pectoral muscle, saying Monday
that he couldn't lift his right arm above shoulder level.

Jenkins started the season as a leader of Green Bay's defensive
line. In four games, he had 2 1/2 sacks, 10 quarterback pressures, a
forced fumble and 18 tackles.

The Packers signed defensive end Kenny Pettway, a 6-foot-3,
248-pound third-year player who spent the past two seasons with the
Jacksonville Jaguars.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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