The Green Bay Packers' injury report will continue to mystify until the Super Bowl coin toss, according to a Reuters report that suggests they'll wait as long as possible before announcing whether questionable linebacker Erik Walden is ready to go for the Super Bowl. Frank Zombo, whose dealt with injury problems of his own, is likely to start in Walden's place should the Packers rule him out. Donald Driver will play, however, good news for a Packers offense that will need to find a way to break through the Steelers' vaunted defense.
Zombo, undrafted out of Central Michigan, emerged as the starter after first-stringer Brad Jones hit the IR and held the job until Week 14, when he was hurt after an excellent first eight starts. Since then he's been Wally Pipped by Walden, who was himself hurt in the NFC Championship game. One or the other will start—but it will be a while before we learn who.
Donald Driver, the Packers' veteran wide receiver, is probable despite sitting out some practices ahead of Sunday's game. Driver caught 51 passes for 565 yards in 2010, his worst season since becoming a starter in 2002.