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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for October 13, 2015

The Packers got good news on a second injured lineman on Monday.

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The Green Bay Packers lost three key members of their offensive and defensive fronts to injury on Sunday against the Rams. However, they were able to get good news on two of them on Monday. We brought you some news about T.J. Lang yesterday, so the new items for us relate to the groin injury that B.J. Raji suffered.

Thankfully, it sounds like he, like Lang, has an opportunity to play on Sunday against the Chargers, who will come to Lambeau Field on a short week after losing at home (on a last-second touchdown) to the Steelers on Monday Night.

Check out the injury news, plus some more discussion about the Packers' offense and receiver issues, in today's curds below.

Packers offense looks to regain mental sharpness |
A film session on Monday is the first step, and Mike McCarthy said fixing mental errors was the "A-number one" topic.

Notes - Packers' Lang, Raji appear to be OK | JSOnline
The really good news here is on B.J. Raji. Apparently his MRI came up negative, and as he said, "Everything was good, just inflammation." Hopefully a few days of rest will get him back to normal in the middle of the Packers' defense.

Trust as a Tangible Football Skill | Shepherd Express
Words like "chemistry" and "trust" are often thrown out there by analysts who have run out of real things to talk about, but trust in the NFL is an actual, important idea with real measurable consequences. Our Paul Noonan goes into detail on this over at the Shepherd Express.

Aaron Rodgers: "Davante Adams is a Pro Bowl caliber player" |
The worry about a lack of a deep threat might be temporary, if Rodgers' comments come to fruition about Adams being that guy. However, he hasn't been given many opportunities to be a deep threat this season, even when he was healthy.

Ranking the NFL's six unbeaten teams | (Insider required)
The NFL pundits and scouts see two tiers among the unbeatens - a big two (Green Bay and New England) and a little four (Cincinnati, Denver, Carolina, and Atlanta).

The Seahawks lost their identity and they're losing games because of it -
They're no longer intimidating opposing teams with their physicality and their style of play, and their offense has been poor on third downs this season. All of that equals a 2-3 record after five games.