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Bostick likely suffered a slight fracture of the fibula in his right leg has little chance of playing in the regular season opener, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.
Bostick was set to be the top pass-catching tight end in the Packers' offense, but that plan may take at least an extra week to come to fruition. The team will likely go with Andrew Quarless and Richard Rogers at tight end while he is out, but he should return to that role when he takes the field.
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Bostick (lower leg) hopes to return to practice before the regular season starts, Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Bostick is not sure exactly when he will be ready to return, but he will not need surgery, and his optimism hints at his absence being of the short-term type. It remains to be seen where he will slot in on the depth chart when he is ready to return to the field.
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Bostick (lower leg) will miss "a couple weeks", but won't require surgery, ESPN Wisconsin reports.
Bostick left Saturday's preseason game with a lower leg injury that wasn't thought to be serious and although he won't require surgery, the injury is apparently bothersome enough to keep him out a couple weeks. That sideline spell figures to hurt Bostick's positioning in the Packers' current tight end competition, while boosting Andrew Quarless' chances of closing the gap on rookie Richard Rodgers, who is currently thought to be the favorite to start.
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Bostick's lower leg injury is not considered serious and his initial diagnosis is merely a bruise, ESPN.com reports.
Bostick exited early from Saturday's preseason game after catching one pass for nine yards. Entering his second season, Bostick is currently entrenched in a wide open competition at tight end, so avoiding a lengthy setback stands to benefit all parties involved.
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Bostick (lower leg) left Saturday's preseason game against St. Louis and will not return.
Bostic played off the bench behind Richard Rodgers, catching a nine-yard pass before departing. It would hurt Bostick's chances of earning tight end snaps if he misses any time.
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Bostick is listed as the second-string tight end on the Packers' first depth chart of the preseason, Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Bostick found himself competing for a roster spot at this time last year, but his spot is much more secure as the 2014 campaign approaches. He currently sits behind Andrew Quarless on the depth chart, but he has shared first-team reps with Quarless early in training camp, and could push for the starting job over the rest of the preseason.
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Brandon Bostick worked mostly with the Packers' starting offense on Wednesday.
Third-round rookie TE Richard Rodgers drew all the hype during the spring, but that partly had to do with Bostick being sidelined as he recovered from foot surgery. Now healthy, Bostick is getting the bulk of the reps with the ones. By all accounts, he's looked impressive. Bostick capped off a two-minute drill with a fourth-down touchdown to close out practice Wednesday. The best athlete of the bunch at tight end in Green Bay, Bostick needs to be watched closely.
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Brandon Bostick has been working on being a more complete tight end.
A converted receiver, Bostick was talked up by coach Mike McCarthy as the Packers' best blocking tight end earlier this offseason. He missed the majority of OTAs recovering from foot surgery, and has fallen behind Richard Rodgers and Andrew Quarless on the depth chart. Bostick will be fully cleared for training camp.
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Packers TE Brandon Bostick reported to OTAs weighing 270 pounds, more than the team would like.
Bostick broke his foot last December and couldn't condition optimally for most of the offseason. "I have to get my weight under control, come back and my goal is to be the starter," said 25-year-old Bostick, who wants to get down to 6'3/260. A former 230-pound Division-2 wide receiver, Bostick is battling Andrew Quarless and rookie Richard Rodgers for Green Bay's starting tight end job.
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Packers TE Brandon Bostick participated in OTAs Tuesday for the first time since December foot surgery.
A former college basketball player dripping with athletic upside, Bostick will now have a chance to climb the depth chart. Jermichael Finley (neck surgery) remains a free agent and Andrew Quarless/Richard Rodgers have "just a guy" kind of ability. Bostick is a stash in Dynasty formats as we wait to see if he he shed a "raw" label.