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Name  Nick Barnett
Born  5/27/1981
Height  6-2
Weight  228
College  Oregon State
10/15/2010 12:33:00 PM
Description: Packers LB Nick Barnett (wrist) was placed on injured reserve. SOURCE: TWITTER
Insight: Barnett's recovery time from wrist surgery is expected to take at least eight weeks. Barnett was hoping to salvage the season. But with a couple players coming off the PUP next week, the team could use the room.
10/11/2010 3:03:00 PM
Description: Gregg Wavrunek of News Channel 8 in LaCrosse (WI) reports, via Twitter, that Barnett (right wrist) will undergo surgery on his wrist on Wednesday.
Insight: After surgery a decision will be made whether or not to shut Barnett down for the season. (
10/11/2010 10:00:00 AM
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Barnett (right wrist) is deciding whether to play with ligament damage in his wrist or undergo season-ending surgery.
Insight: If Barnett were to undergo surgery and everything went well in rehab, he reportedly could be back in as little as eight weeks. A decision should come in the next couple days. (
10/7/2010 3:04:00 PM
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Barnett (right wrist) is still weighing the decision to undergo season-ending wrist surgery.
Insight: Barnett will go for a second opinion on Friday, after which he should be ready to make a decision and his status for the rest of the season will be known. (
10/7/2010 8:03:00 AM
Description: Packers LB Nick Barnett is reportedly done for the year with a wrist injury. SOURCE: TWITTER
Insight: Barnett is supposed to seek a second opinion, but the injury is said to be the same one that ended Bears LB Brian Urlacher's 2009 season. Expect the Packers to make an official announcement soon.
10/7/2010 12:05:00 AM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, via Twitter, that Barnett (right wrist) is indeed out for the season with a right wrist injury.
Insight: Schefter speculates Barnett's injury is similar to the wrist injury Bears' LB Brian Urlacher had last season. A previous report has suggested Barnett was going to seek a second opinion on Friday. (
10/6/2010 9:03:00 PM
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Barnett (right wrist) may need season-ending surgery on his right wrist.
Insight: Barnett is getting a second opinion on Friday, and that should determine if he can play through the injury or he'll require surgery. Desmond Bishop would take his spot in the starting lineup. (
10/6/2010 4:48:00 PM
Description: According to Packers HC Mike McCarthy, LB Nick Barnett (wrist) is in danger of missing "significant" time. SOURCE: ESPN.COM
Insight: If Barnett misses Week Five, Redskins RB Ryan Torain gets a fantasy boost. We should know more by the end of the week.
12/21/2009 12:31:00 PM
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Barnett's (right knee) knee injury is just a bruise.
Insight: Barnett had surgery to repair a torn ACL in the same knee last year, so the team will likely be cautious with him during practice this week. (
8/2/2009 5:40:00 PM
Description: Barnett failed his physical on Friday and will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Out2/6/2009 9:46:00 AM
Description: Barnett is on track to be ready for the 2009 season as he tries to return from a torn ACL, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
Insight: Barnett will likely benefit from as much practice time as he can get as the team goes from a 4-3 alignment to Dom Capers' 3-4. Barnett figures to man the inside with A.J. Hawk. (
Out11/13/2008 10:11:00 AM
Description: A torn knee ligament has ended Barnett's season.
Insight: A.J. Hawk will slide over the start in the middle, with Brandon Chillar assuming the weakside role. (
Probable9/23/2008 6:56:00 PM
Description: Barnett sprained his elbow in Sunday night's loss to the Cowboys and had to leave the field in the first half. He did return before the game was over, though.
Insight: That would indicate to me that Barnett is likely to play in Week 4. We'll what comes, though. (Matt Schauf/

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