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  • GREEN BAY, Wis. Austin Bryant Youth Jersey . -- So much quarterback drama with the Packers. Aaron Rodgers is tossing the football around again at practice. But dont expect to see Rodgers to be healed enough from his fractured left collarbone to play Thursday when Green Bay visits Detroit in a critical NFC North game. "This was a big day actually for him as far as doing throwing and doing some of the things ... the training staff wanted to hit with him. They definitely hit it," coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday after practice. "So, he feels good but I dont think hes going to make it this week." Tuesday marked Rodgers return to practice since the Nov. 4 injury as anything more than an unofficial assistant quarterback coach. He was formally declared "limited" on the injury report. Asked for more clarity after having pronounced Rodgers chances as "slim to none" earlier this week, McCarthy told reporters: "Closer to none. Im trying to help you out, the drama ... that you guys need. So, there it is, all right." So then the starter is ... Matt Flynn. Probably. Flynn took starter reps Tuesday, two days after helping to lead the Packers back from a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter to tie the Vikings 26-26 in overtime. "Thats where we are. Business as usual," McCarthy said. "Getting him ready. Getting ready to go." Flynn hadnt actually been told as of early Tuesday afternoon that hell be the starter. He said he didnt know when that decision will be made, though it seems like its headed in that direction. "But Im preparing like Im going to start. My mind is set to go out there and take the first snap and play, and do the best that I can, and try to move the ball," said Flynn, a one-time Packers backup who was re-signed two weeks ago. The Packers problems at quarterback started when Rodgers went down during the first series of the 27-20 loss to Chicago on Nov. 4. Green Bay, 5-2 at the time, has been winless since then. Seneca Wallace replaced Rodgers, then started against the Eagles and played one series before leaving with a groin injury. Hes now on injured reserve. Scott Tolzien replaced Wallace, and started the previous two weeks, but was relieved by Flynn on Sunday for ineffectiveness. Flynn threw for 218 yards and a touchdown. Working in his favour is that hes familiar with the Packers system after having been drafted by the team in 2008 and serving as Rodgers backup for four seasons before leaving as a free agent in 2012. "I think were so much further ahead than we were last week," McCarthy said. "Just as far as going into this game, I feel a lot better that both our quarterbacks will be better prepared." With Flynn, the Packers moved the ball against the Vikings going without a huddle, a staple under Rodgers but something that McCarthy has said the team wasnt really as prepared to do on Sunday. "You get the no-huddle out there, you kind of press their conditioning a little bit," centre Evan Dietrich-Smith said. "It really starts stressing out their guys that are on the field for that time because maybe theyre not as used to it." The equalizing factor, though, might be the Packers having to recover from playing an overtime game. Practice schedules have been juggled a little this week to help the players. Besides Rodgers, the Packers are starting to get other key players back like cornerback Sam Shields (hamstring) and Johnny Jolly (groin), who were both full participants Tuesday after missing the Vikings game. Right tackle Don Barclay (knee) also returned on a limited basis Tuesday. What was new with Rodgers, though, was the primary topic of conversation. How did he look? How did he throw? Will he play? "Youre talking to the wrong person. I would be surprised, I guess," receiver Jordy Nelson said with a smile. "Theres nothing wrong with being surprised, though. Anyway, next question." Will Harris Youth Jersey . By then it was clear: The 76ers were going to win for the first time in two months, and they were going to do it with ease. The 76ers snapped their NBA record-tying, 26-game losing streak, routing the Detroit Pistons 123-98 on Saturday night to avoid establishing the longest skid in U. Marvin Jones Jr Youth Jersey . A rainy day saw the former champion Djokovic handle 14th-seeded Frenchman Jo- Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) under the roof on the famed Centre Court.Max Verstappen topped the second and final day of the Barcelona in-season test as his fairytale start to life at Red Bull continued. After winning on his debut with the former world champions at the Spanish GP, the Dutch teenager gained further valuable mileage as he continues to familiarise himself with the RB12.Verstappen was running the updated Renault power unit and completed over 100 laps, with a best time of 1:23.267 enough to top the days timesheet. I think it is positive, today was about checking the numbers and the reliability and it was all good. We didnt have any problems and could run the whole day, Verstappen told Sky Sports about the new engine.Asked if he would like the upgraded power unit for Monaco he responded: Of course, you always want more power. Max Verstappen was impressed with the upgraded Renault power unit he sampled during testing in Barcelona. Stoffel Vandoorne was second quickest for McLaren, and was full of praise for the how much the car had improved since he drove it in the Bahrain GP.I had a few laps of adjusting to the car, but it definitely has progressed since I raced it in Bahrain, said the Belgian.The car feels better in every area, with downforce feeling much improved compared to Bahrain.Pascal Wehrlein third fastest for Mercedes. The German, who drove for Manor on Day One, was a late replacement for Esteban Ocon in the W07 after the Silver Arrows decided they needed a more experienced driver at the wheel.Having fielded Nico Rosberg on Day One, it means Mercedes will now need to field young drivers on both days at Silverstone to satisfy the Sporting Regulations, preventing Lewis Hamilton from participating in in-season testing this year.Rosberg is thought to be out of contract at the end of the season and currently in negotiations with Mercedes. Asked if he would be ready to take over in 2017 if Rosberg left, Wehrlein told Sky Sports: Yes I would be ready. Pascal Wehrlein says he is ready for a Mercedes race seat in 2017 if Nico Rosberg was to leave the team. Calvin Johnson Youth Jersey. Wehrlein was the busiest driver of the day, completing 133 laps in the W07. In all, eight of the 10 drivers reached the century lap mark.Among those was Kevin Magnussen, who was also running the new Renault power unit. His 122 laps, combined with Verstappens 118, gives the French manufacturer much-needed information amid rumours the new engine could be introduced as soon as next weeks Monaco GP.Daniil Kvyat was another to rack up the miles, completing 116 laps as he continues to familiarise himself with the Toro Rosso.It was quite an important day for myself today, as being able to get time in the STR11 was essential, and I now feel much more confident and ready for Monaco, said the Russian. Williams continued with their high downforce setup that Alex Lynn had debuted on Tuesday. Felipe Massa was ninth quickest as the team gathered more data for 2017.Making his debut in the 2016 Manor, Jordan King completed 91 laps, but finished over four seconds slower than Verstappen. Barcelona in-season test: Day Two timesheet1. Max Verstappen, Red Bull, 1:23.267, 118 laps2. Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren, 1:24.006, 108 laps3. Pascal Wehrlein, Mercedes, 1:24.145, 132 laps4. Esteban Gutierrez, Haas, 1:24.592, 104 laps5. Antonio Fuoco, Ferrari, 1:24.720, 118 laps6. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, 1:24.737, 116 laps7. Alfonso Celis Jr, Force India, 1:25.016, 103 laps8. Kevin Magnussen, Renault, 1:25.133, 122 laps9. Felipe Massa, Williams, 1:27.167, 94 laps10. Jordan King, Manor, 1:27.615, 91 laps Every race live in 2016 Sky Sports F1 brings you every race live in 2016. Fast and easy online upgrade - click here Also See: Hamilton ruled out of Silverstone test Day One report Wholeslae Jerseys NFL Jerseys CheapWholesale NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Cheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Cheap College Jerseys Cheap Football Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Cheap Baseball Jerseys' ' '
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