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Packers Injury Update: Bakhtiari Limited, Boykin and Jones Not Practicing Thursday

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Though a new name was added to this week's injury report, the Packers' head coach is not concerned about his availability for Sunday.

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The Packers' attack of the killer B's on the injury report continued during the team's Thursday practice in preparation for their week six game against the Miami Dolphins. The injury report was identical to Wednesday's, with one exception - the addition of a starting offensive tackle to the limited section of the report.

Here's the full list from Thursday:

Limited participation

T David Bakhtiari (back)
ILB Sam Barrington (hamstring)
DT Josh Boyd (knee)

Did Not Participate

WR Jarrett Boykin (groin)
DE Datone Jones (ankle)

Based on these reports, it looks like Boykin and Jones will be likely to be ruled out in tomorrow's injury report. Thankfully, Mike McCarthy shed some light on Bakhtiari's back injury in his press conference following practice. McCarthy said the staff is "just being smart with (David) today at practice. His back was bothering him a little bit."

Another injured offensive lineman is JC Tretter, who has been on the injured Reserve/Designated to Return list since week one. According to league rules, Tretter could start practicing as early as next week, if he is ready to do so. McCarthy had no news on whether that would be the case, simply saying that Tretter "looks good in the limited time I've seen him."

Preparation for a team coached by former Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin is an interesting wrinkle to this game. Since the two coaches know each other so well, McCarthy said that the game "comes down to the fundamentals. The Dolphins are gonna run their schemes ... this game is gonna come down to execution."

Mac is clearly pleased with his defense's pass rush, however. With the line and linebackers regularly collapsing the pocket last Thursday night, McCarthy said that the win over the VIkings "was probably as productive a pass rush as we've had in some time." He also quoted the stat that the Packers hit Christian Ponder 16 times, saying "That's a big night."

Finally, McCarthy was asked about Davante Adams. Specifically, with his statistics and production being similar to that of Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb after their first few games, the similarities between the receivers were brought up. However, McCarthy says that the parallels end with the production and their usage in the offense, which he described as "very similar", but he said he thinks "Davante is his own player" and that he, Nelson, and Cobb are all "ddifferent styles of receivers.

Stay tuned here at APC for more as the preparations for Miami continue this week.