Two Packers' Stars Return to Practice

The Green Bay Packers will attempt to pull themselves out of a three-game losing streak when they face the Buffalo Bills on Sunday Night Football in Week 8, and they should have two key stars back to help them do it. Offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins and edge rusher Rashan Gary returned to practice on Thursday, putting them in line to play in Sunday's game.
Gary exited in Week 7's frustrating 23-21 loss to the Washington Commander with concussion symptoms. Jenkins has played every single offensive snap over the Packers' last six games after missing the season opener, but he was absent at Wednesday's practice. His return should offset the continued unavailability of left tackle David Bakhtiari.

Gary and Jenkins are two of the Packers' best players and will be absolutely critical if the team has any hope of upsetting the powerhouse Bills. The Bills lead the league in yards allowed and yards gained per game through seven weeks.

Jenkins notched a Pro Bowl for the Packers in 2020 and has consistently earned above-average overall grades from Pro Football Focus. Gary has evolved into a dominant pass rusher for the team since being drafted 12th overall in 2019, tallying 9.5 sacks and a spectacular 89.3 overall grade from Pro Football Focus in his breakout 2021 season.  

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