Packers HC Believes Rookie Receiver Could Play Sunday vs. Bills

Green Bay Packers rookie wide receiver Christian Watson missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, but head coach Matt LaFleur believes that their is a reasonable chance his pass-catcher could play on Sunday Night Football vs. the Buffalo Bills. 

"He's gotten through two practices," LaFleur said during his Friday presser before practice. "We'll see how he does today. I'd say I'm cautiously optimistic." 

Watson, who was drafted in the second round of this year's draft, was limited in practice the previous two days. Although, with Packers' key receiver Allen Lazard not expected to play Sunday due to a shoulder injury and wideout Randall Cobb on injured reserve, the Green Bay club's receiver room is thin right now and may need to take a chance on Watson even while he still recovers from his lingering hamstring injury. 

Watson has caught seven passes for 52 yards in nine games so far this season, and 19 yards with one touchdown out of the backfield. 

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