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The Packers list WR Jayden Reed and CB Jaire Alexander among seven questionable for Sunday

The Packers list WR Jayden Reed and CB Jaire Alexander among seven questionable for Sunday

GREEN BAY — Receiver Jayden Reed (toe/chest) and cornerback Jair Alexander (shoulder) are among seven players listed by the Packers as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Carolina Panthers.

The other five questionable players include running back AJ Dillon (thumb), defensive tackle TJ Slaton (knee/foot), safety Rudy Ford (back), cornerback Robert Rochell (neck) and receiver Dontayvion Wicks (ankle).

Receiver Christian Watson (hamstring), tackle Luke Tenuta (ankle), and running back Emmanuel Wilson (shoulder) are questionable, while linebacker DeVondre Campbell (neck), safety Darnell Savage (shoulder), and tight end Luke Musgrave (college ). She was excluded.

Musgrave, Wilson and Tenuta are all set to return from injured reserve and are not currently on the 53-man roster.

Reed, who was already playing with a pectoral injury, did not practice this week after injuring his toe last Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Alexander has not played since Green Bay's 20-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Nov. 5, but LaFleur said the team is “hopeful” the Charlotte native will return against the Panthers.

The Packers have not released a game condition for running back Aaron Jones (knee/finger), who had 13 carries for 53 yards in his return last Sunday versus Tampa Bay. LaFleur said Jones “looked good all week and had no complaints and we hope it stays that way.”

In addition to Jones, Green Bay has not released playing status for the following players expected to be available: linebacker Kingsley Enagbare (toe), guard Elgton Jenkins (shoulder), safety Jonathan Owens (knee), linebacker Quay Walker (shoulder) and tackle Caleb Jones (sickness/foot).

The Panthers have listed safety Sam Franklin Jr. (quadriceps), tight end Ian Thomas (ankle), and linebacker Claudine Chirillos (knee) as questionable.

Midfielders Brian Burns (illness), Witur Gross-Matos (illness) and Marquis Heinz (illness/fullback) all returned to training on Friday and are expected to play on Sunday.

In addition to Burns, Gross-Matos and Hines, Carolina has not released playing status for the following players expected to be available: tackle Taylor Moton (knee/rest), tight tackle Tommy Trimble (illness), tackle David Sharpe (illness), safety Xavier Woods. (illness), tight end Stephen Sullivan (shoulder).