Packers place Johnathan Franklin on injured reserve

The Green Bay Packers placed rookie running back Johnathan Franklin on injured reserve, promoting linebacker Victor Aiyewa from the practice squad.

Franklin is out for the season due to a concussion.

Franklin rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.

He gained 103 of his yards against the Cincinnati Bengals early in the season.

While Franklin hasn’t emerged as a consistent threat, second-rounder Eddie Lacy has provided power and production.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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.