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Greg Jennings To Undergo Surgery To Repair Groin Tear

Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE

Greg Jennings has not had the 2012 that he was hoping for. The Green Bay Packers wideout has been hurt since Week 1 and it looks like he is going to miss more games. He will undergo surgery to repair a torn groin muscle, the injury that he suffered in the first game of the year.

This move does not come as a surprise since Jennings has been laid up the last few weeks.  It is certainly not going to help him in his pursuit of a long-term contract.  If anything, this means he might end up being a Packer for next season and beyond.  People might not want to spend money on a guy who lost most of his 2012 to injury.

In the present day, the Packers will probably be fine, thanks to one guy.  A lot of people loved the pick of Randall Cobb in last year’s draft.  However, I do not think people thought he would burst onto the scene so soon.  He had a so-so rookie year but he has taken off this season.  With his production, the Packers will be able to offset the loss of Jennings to a degree.

If Jennings is able to return a few weeks before the playoffs, the Packers become even more dangerous.  If the offense can stay clicking while the defense gets the young guys up to speed, they will be a tough out come January.