Packers star receiver Davante Adams has been positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist, the team announced Monday.

The announcement comes as an enormous blow to Green Bay (6-1), who’re getting set for a heavyweight collision with the Cardinals (7-0) on Thursday evening at 8:20 p.m. on FOX. Adams, 28, is arguably the perfect receiver within the NFL, racking up 744 yards on 52 receptions with three touchdowns this season.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) reacts during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Cincinnati. Adams is on pace to accumulate more catches and yards receiving than he did last year while earning All-Pro honors.

Green Bay Packers large receiver Davante Adams (17) reacts throughout an NFL soccer sport towards the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Cincinnati. Adams is on tempo to build up extra catches and yards receiving than he did final yr whereas incomes All-Pro honors.
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With a brief week forward, the Packers have now moved into enhanced mitigation COVID protocols. That consists of each day testing and required masking for all on the Packers facility, no matter vaccination standing. Adams doesn’t have a lot time to get off the checklist, that means he’ll seemingly be out on Thursday evening.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) catches a pass against Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden (23) in the third quarter at Lambeau Field.

Green Bay Packers large receiver Davante Adams (17) catches a go towards Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden (23) within the third quarter at Lambeau Field.
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In his absence, quarterback Aaron Rodgers will lean on Allen Lazard, Randall Cobb and Robert Tonyan within the passing sport. Running again Aaron Jones figures to see extra alternatives as properly, a task he’s accustomed to.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) hands the ball off to running back A.J. Dillon during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Chicago.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) palms the ball off to working again A.J. Dillon in the course of the first half of an NFL soccer sport Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Chicago.
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Bad information for Green Bay, excellent news for Arizona, because the Cardinals will obtain a elevate on Thursday evening. Edge rusher Chandler Jones was activated off the reserve/COVID-19 checklist in the present day, that means he shall be within the lineup towards the Packers. Jones is without doubt one of the finest within the league at his place, registering 5 sacks this season.