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Jermichael Finley Injury: Updates on Packers TE's Neck and Recovery

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIOctober 20, 2013

After taking a big hit in the fourth quarter of the Green Bay Packers' 31-13 win against the Cleveland Browns in Week 7, tight end Jermichael Finley was injured and left the game on a stretcher.

He was diagnosed with a bruised spinal cord in his neck and officially placed on the injured reserved list on Nov. 5.

Updates from Tuesday, April. 8:

ESPN's Josina Anderson provides the latest news on Jermichael Finley's recovery:

Finley Update: I just spoke with TE Jermichael Finley. Finley told me he's expecting to get an X-ray on his neck Thursday and an MRI within two weeks. Finley said his scans will be sent to Dr. Joseph Maroon , the Pittsburgh Steelers team neurosurgeon who performed his spinal fusion surgery. The plan is to exchange the feedback on his latest films with interested teams.

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