GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers hope an extra day between games will give two of their offensive stars, running back Eddie Lacy and receiver Davante Adams, enough time to recover from sprained ankles to play next Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Both were injured in Sunday night's win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Coach Mike McCarthy said the team won't practice again until Thursday, but both Lacy and Adams were at Lambeau Field on Monday for treatment.
"I think any time you have ankle injuries, particularly with the perimeter players, until they get out there and hit the practice field ... we really won't know," McCarthy said.
McCarthy said both Lacy and Adams were in the same situation, even though Lacy could not finish Sunday's game against the Seahawks, while Adams returned.
Lacy left the game after linebacker K.J. Wright inadvertently landed on his right ankle. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported Sunday night that X-rays on Lacy's ankle showed no broken bones. The severity of the sprain is low enough that there's a chance he won't miss a game.
It's the same ankle Lacy injured as a rookie in 2013. He did not miss any starts because of it but was limited and could not finish a couple of games. Late that season, he spent most of the week in a walking boot but was able to play.
McCarthy said he could not compare this injury with that one.
"I couldn't tell you," he said. "I haven't seen him move yet."
Backup James Starks filled in with 95 yards on 20 carries despite losing a fumble in the second quarter.
The Packers have only one other true halfback on the roster, undrafted rookie Alonzo Harris. He has been inactive for both games so far this season.
Adams returned to the game after his left ankle sprain in the second quarter. He played most of the second half but had only one reception after his injury.