Nick Barnett’s season finished

Now, more than ever: Barnett’s loss means A.J. Hawk has to step up his game to the next level. has reported Nick Barnett will require surgery on his right wrist, thus ending his season.  When the Packers starting MLB goes through the surgery, it will finish his season early the same way it did Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher last year.

Barnett has come down with a rare wrist injury which also sidelined Brian Urlacher in ’09 according to two NFL sources. It’s official to say that the Packers defense is in quite a rough predicament.  Unfortunately true, as frustration is starting to settle in.

More news concerning injuries to the Green Bay D: Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins missed practice Wednesday because of a troublesome knee.  It is yet to be determined whether or not he will suit up in Washington on Sunday.  The defense’s recent fortunes and current health coul be described in one word: devastating.  Well that is, to say the least.

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