Packers place Hayward, Nixon on IR, activate Richardson, Worthy

The Green Bay Packers shut down cornerback Casey Hayward for the season, placing him on injured reserve.

He has a serious hamstring injury that limited him to three games and one start.

Cornerback James Nixon was placed on injured reserve, limited to just three games.

The Packers get back two players from the physically unable to perform list, activating defensive end Jerel Worthy and safety Sean Richardson from the physically unable to perform list.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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