With a chance to play in the Super Bowl on the line, the Green Bay Packers were hoping for better news out of practice this week. Unfortunately, they are going into Sunday's NFC Championship against the Atlanta Falcons with a rather lengthy injury report and big names on it. Two players are not going to be playing at all and five others are banged up enough to be seen as "Questionable," but it will be a game-time decision for some of them. As of now, all the eyes of the Packer fans are on Jordy Nelson.

The Packers offense could be in trouble

Right now, the primary concerns for the Green Bay Packers are on offense and the number of injuries to the wide receivers.

Three of them are listed as "Questionable" and the biggest name of the bunch is Jordy Nelson who suffered an injury to his ribs in last week's victory. Head coach Mike McCarthy is looking at all three of the wide receivers, as well as the two defensive players, as game-time decisions on Sunday. If Green Bay is without any of them, others will need to step up their games.

  • WR Geronimo Allison - hamstring
  • WR Jordy Nelson - ribs
  • WR Davante Adams - ankle
  • CB Quinten Rollins - neck
  • S Morgan Burnett - quadricep

Two others players are listed on the Packers injury report, but they are officially put down as "Out" for the NFC Championship. One is center J.C. Tretter who is dealing with a knee injury that kept him out of practice all week.

The other is running back James Starks who hasn't played since the Packers win over the Seahawks on Dec. 11, due to suffering a concussion.

With an NFL Championship shot on the line, players will play through the pain

Sitting on top of the NFL world at the end of a season is something that all teams want to accomplish. With that said, many will look to play through the pain, if possible, when it comes to the NFC and AFC Championship games as well as the Super Bowl. No matter what, the league is going to monitor injuries very closely and make sure that no teams allow a player to risk further damage or injury to their bodies.