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Injury Update For Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams

A general view of Lambeau Field during a Green Bay Packers game.

GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 13: A general view of Lambeau Field as fans arrive before the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears on September 13, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Earlier: Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams was injured on the team's first play from scrimmage tonight, and his night is over.

Williams caught a checkdown pass from Aaron Rodgers and was wrapped up for minimal gain. However, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett came in late and drilled Williams with a helmet-to-helmet hit.

Williams appeared to be knocked out by the blow. Packer players motioned for medical personnel to come out on the field.

It looked like Williams regained consciousness, but he was still taken off the field on a stretcher, presumably for precautionary reasons.

With Williams done for the game, Aaron Jones appears likely to get an increased workload. However, that story is secondary to Williams' health.

We should have an update on it later in the evening. Thankfully, it looked like Williams gave the 'thumbs up' sign as he was carried off.

You can catch Packers-Eagles on FOX or NFL Network.

Update: Williams was transported to a local hospital, and the Packers have obviously already ruled him out for the game.

He's being looked at for a head and neck injury and does have feeling and movement in his extremities.

Overall, a pretty positive update overall. Let's hope we continue to get good news about Williams.