The Inexperienced Bay Packers endured a minor scare Friday night time when beginning security Darnell Savage left their “Household Night time” observe at Lambeau Discipline with a hamstring harm.
Savage, nonetheless, isn’t apprehensive the summer season ailment will linger.
“I do not suppose it is a concern,” Savage stated after the observe, per the Related Press. “It is a fast-people harm. A few of these issues you may’t keep away from. I will simply deal with it the precise manner and take heed to these guys again there and I will be all proper.”
Savage, the No. 21 decide within the 2019 draft, pulled up whereas overlaying second-year wideout Amari Rodgers and spent the remainder of the observe sidelined with ice wrapped round his proper leg. Per native studies, the Packers protection was not affected within the slightest, persevering with to frustrate a Inexperienced Bay offense with out injured beginning linemen David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins and getting used to life with out Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling.
The 25-year-old defensive again has been some of the dependable members of the Packers’ well-regarded protection, enjoying in and beginning 51 of a potential 54 video games and totaling a team-high eight picks and 26 passes defensed over his first three seasons. Inexperienced Bay is aware of the teenager’s worth, too; the Packers exercised Savage’s fifth-year choice this offseason, preserving him in Wisconsin for a minimum of the subsequent two years.