The Green Bay Packers placed wide receiver Sammy Watkins on injured reserve Saturday with a hamstring injury.
Watkins had already been ruled out for Sunday’s road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He will be eligible to return from IR after missing a minimum of four games.
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Watkins, 29, leads the Packers (1-1) with 111 yards on six receptions through two games.
He has 354 catches for 5,170 yards and 34 touchdowns in 101 games with the Buffalo Bills (2014-16), Los Angeles Rams (2017), Kansas City Chiefs (2018-20), Baltimore Ravens (2021) and Packers.
Green Bay elevated wide receiver Juwann Winfree and running back Patrick Taylor from the practice squad for the meeting with the Buccaneers (2-0).
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