Rams OT tackle Hunter out with back injury
St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Wayne Hunter is inactive against
the Packers with a back injury that kept him out of practice all
week. Hunter has been the stand-in starter for Rodger Saffold, who
has a knee injury.
The Rams made another change on the offensive line, with Shelley
Smith starting in place of Quinn Ojinnaka. Joe Barksdale, claimed
off waivers from Oakland in late September, started in place of
The Packers were minus cornerback Sam Shields (shin, ankle),
linebacker Nick Perry (knee) and tackle B.J. Raji (ankle) on
defense. Rookie cornerback Casey Hayward, a second round pick, got
his first career start.
Perry, Raji, Shields and wide receiver Greg Jennings (groin)
were ruled out on Friday.
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