August 3, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings (85) looks on prior to the Family Night scrimmage at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Green Bay Packers Greg Jennings back to practicing

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings is practicing again after missing the first two preseason games and a little over two weeks due to a concussion. Jennings will likely play in the team’s third preseason game, and he has returned on the date that the Pack’s medical staff targeted for his return.

Jennings’s concussion has been closely monitored by the team, and it certainly caused a scare for the organization. But one of the best receivers in the game is back to practicing, and he is on the road to recovery. Concussions are a tricky business, especially ones that cause a player to miss as much time as Jennings did.

The Packers next game is on Thursday against the Cincinnati Bengals, so Greg Jennings will be ready then after suffering from the first major concussion of his career. There was optimism surrounding the organization that he’d be back and ready today, and it has gone as planned. Hopefully, no sudden setbacks happen and Jennings can keep practicing and performing at a high level as Aaron Rodgers’s top target.

Last season, Jennings’s numbers dropped off a bit as he didn’t reach 1,000-yards of receiving, but he still managed to average 9.4 yards per target and catch 66.3% of everything thrown at him. He missed three regular season games, but the advanced stats show that Jennings was actually slightly better in 2011 than 2010. Next season, more of the same will be seen from the star.

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