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Savage injured in Packers' 'Family Night' practice

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Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers starting safety Darnell Savage suffered a hamstring injury during the team’s traditional “Family Night” practice at Lambeau Field on Friday.

During one-on-one matchups between receivers and defensive backs early in practice, Savage pulled up while trying to cover Amari Rodgers. Savage, a first-round draft pick in 2019, watched the rest of practice from the sideline with ice wrapped around his right leg.

“I don’t think it’s a concern,” Savage said. “It’s a fast-people injury. Some of those things you can’t avoid. I’ll just handle it the right way and listen to those guys back there and I’ll be all right.”

Early in training camp, Green Bay’s defense has mostly had its way with an offense that’s led by four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers but is adjusting to playing without All-Pro receiver Davante Adams. With Vernon Scott replacing Savage in the lineup, the defense’s strong play continued.

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