NFC Notes: Bears, D’Andre Swift, Lions, Packers


  • Bears OC Luke Getsy was pleased with Teven Jenkins and Lucas Patrick rotating at right guard in Week 1 but wouldn’t say whether the trend will continue: “Fortunately, we don’t have to make that decision yet. We’ll keep going with whatever we feel is best each week, and we’ll take it 1 day at a time.” (Brad Biggs)


  •’s Kyle Meinke writes Lions RB D’Andre Swift (ankle) missed his second consecutive practice on Thursday. 
  • PFN’s Aaron Wilson, citing a source, reports Swift is considered “good to go” for Week 2.  


  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers commented on WR Amari Rodgers‘ role on offense, or lack thereof after he only played special teams: “Yeah, he’s returning for us now. That’s all I got on it.” (Matt Schneidman)
  • Rodgers is optimistic about the potential of second-round WR Christian Watson and fourth-round WR Romeo Doubs: “These are good kids. They really are. They want to please, they want to do the right thing, they care about it. I’m going to figure out a way to continue to get on the same frequency with them.” (Ryan Wood)
  • Packers HC Matt LaFleur said LT David Bakhtiari (knee) did well in Wednesday’s practice and there is “no concern” with his mobility. (Rob Demovsky)
  • Packers LG Jon Runyan is still in the concussion protocol and fourth-round OL Zach Tom is expected to start if Runyan is unavailable. (Ryan Wood)

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