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Packers ‘being smart’ with Jordy Nelson’s return

Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson will have to wait—likely until the start of training camp—to get back on the field. Despite the start of OTAs on Monday, the Packers have no plans to rush back their Pro Bowl receiver, who missed the entire 2015 season with a torn ACL. “It’s still just a progression. Like I said when we came back [on April 18], OTAs was going to...
Via The Sports Daily
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Jordy Nelson’s wife dumped him in seventh grade

Jordy Nelson apparently went through a bit of a rough patch in seventh grade. The Green Bay Packers wide receiver grew up just down the road from his wife, Emily, in rural Kansas, and they started dating in the seventh grade. But that relationship didn’t last through the summer, as Nelson explained Wednesday during a radio interview with Dan Le Batard. Nelson: I have known my...
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson spent part of 2015 season as a substitute teacher

The Green Bay Packers were without wide receiver Jordy Nelson all season, but Nelson still found a great way to spend his time on the IR. In a new campaign with Dove, the company revealed what Nelson was doing while not playing football, and it turns out it was pretty admirable. He was a substitute teacher. Now the video is sort of cheesy, but it tells a good story. Nelson became...
Via The Comeback
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy: ‘Jordy Nelson will come back better than ever’

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy knows how badly his offense missed Jordy Nelson in 2015, but he’s expecting his Pro Bowl receiver to return as “good as new” next season. “I think Jordy will come back better than ever,” McCarthy said, via the Green Bay Press Gazette. “He’s one of the players I’ve had a chance to sit down and talk to, and just like you knew...
Via The Sports Daily
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson addresses what's causing Packers' struggles

Jordy Nelson doesn’t believe his season-ending injury is the primary reason for the Green Bay Packers’ struggles in the passing game. “I don’t think that’s what’s going on,” Nelson said, via ESPN. “I think guys aren’t making the plays they’re able to make. When you look at the Minnesota game, guys made plays and they put up 30 points against one of the top defenses...
Via The Sports Daily
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Glover Quin clarifies ‘God’ comment about Nelson injury

By Jason Rowan Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin found himself in the middle of a media firestorm Monday by speculating it was the will of God that caused Jordy Nelson to suffer what turned out to be a season-ending knee injury during the Green Bay Packers’ preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. On Tuesday, while acknowledging what he said “upset a whole bunch...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the NFL’s preseason needs an overhaul

By Christopher Hansen Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is believed to have torn his ACL Sunday in an exhibition game that was of little value to the veteran. There doesn’t seem to be much anyone can do about non-contact injuries, but just about every team spends the preseason trying to manage playing time of key veterans to reduce injury risk. No one loves preseason...
Via The Sports Daily
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions DB Glover Quin thinks ‘God meant for Jordy to get hurt’

By Jesse Reed Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin has an interesting take on why Jordy Nelson was injured during Week 2 of the NFL’s preseason schedule. He’s attributing the knee injury to a higher power. Speaking with media about the injury, Quin said he thinks “God meant” for Nelson to be hurt. “I hated Jordy got hurt, but in my beliefs, and the way I believe, it was...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson injury will showcase Aaron Rodgers' brilliance

By Jesse Reed Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson is likely out for the 2015 NFL season with an ACL injury, meaning Aaron Rodgers is facing the biggest test of his already legendary career. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Nelson’s injury Sunday, noting an MRI is upcoming to confirm the initial diagnosis of a torn ACL. Nelson has undoubtedly been the top receiving...
Via Sportsnaut
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Packers fear Jordan Nelson suffered torn ACL

By Steve DelVecchio Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson suffered an injury during his team’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, and the initial diagnosis is that he tore his ACL. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Packers are awaiting MRI results but fear the worst for Nelson. Nelson went down early in the game without being touched...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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