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Johnathan Franklin could return to Packers in non-playing role

Johnathan Franklin’s playing career with the Green Bay Packers ended last month because of a severe neck injury.  But the former fourth-round pick could still remain with the organization. Packers coach Mike McCarthy wants to find a non-playing role in the organization for Franklin. “He’s as fine as a young man that’s ever walked through these doors in my time here,...
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Jordy Nelson is now a wealthy member of the Green Bay packers

Jordy Nelson finalized an extension with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. The 29-year-old Nelson, who caught 85 pigskins for 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns in 2013, agreed to a four-year deal worth $39 million. Altogether, since getting drafted 36th overall out of Kansas State in 2008, the 6-foot-3, 217-pound Nelson has compiled 302 receptions for 4,590 yards and 36 scores. Even...
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From The Benches: The Beginning

The show is back and better than ever LIVE from the Green Bay Distillery. The boys open up the show with the exciting news that broke in the middle of the first Packers practice of the season. Jordy Nelson signed a contract extension that will keep him in Green Bay for at least the next five seasons. After that they discuss some somber news of the players that were placed on various...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
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Packers finally reward a veteran wide out; Jordy Nelson gets paid

Jordy Nelson was hoping for ten million a year and he received damn near what ge was asking for. Nelson signed a four-year, $39 million extension that includes an $11.5 million signing bonus according to mulitple reports including NFL Network. That’s a fair deal for both sides, and keeps the Packers’ most productive receiver in […] The post Packers finally reward a veteran...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Packers and Nelson agree on contract extension

Yesterday I wrote about my belief that Jordy Nelson is an elite wide receiver in the NFL, and that he deserved the $10 million a year that he had reportedly asked for. Well, today the Packers proved me right, or at the very least backed up my opinion and showed their own belief that Nelson is worth the money. Nelson and the Packers have agreed to terms on a four year contract extension...
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Report: Jordy Nelson, Packers Agree To Four-Year, $39M Contract Extension

Wide receiver Jordy Nelson had a career year for the Green Bay Packers in 2013, and now he’s reaping the benefits. Nelson and the Packers reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension worth $39 million, with $14.2 million guaranteed, a source told NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport Saturday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirmed the deal. Packers and Jordy Nelson reached agreement...
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Report: Packers sign Jordy Nelson to an extension

The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a new long-term extension, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Packers and Jordy Nelson have struck a deal. It’s a 4-year extension worth $39M, source says. Huge. $14.2M guaranteed. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 26, 2014 Nelson’s new deal will pay him just under $10 million per year.   var...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Nelson’s contract hopes, Madden player ratings, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Green Bay Packers this week. Green Bay Packers - Is Jordy Nelson worth $10 million? (READ) - Training camp’s top position battles (READ) - Chris Moran hates Madden’s player ratings (READ) - The ugly sweater that’s sure to pull your outfit together (READ) - A.J. Hawk...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson wants $10 million a year from Packers

A few weeks ago I was told that the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Jordy Nelson were close to agreeing on a contract extension that would keep him in green and gold for a long time. Since then, Nelson’s contract demands have apparently grown a bit and the two sides aren’t as close as they once were. A report on Thursday claims that Nelson is seeking “at least” $10 million...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Jordy Nelson Wants $10 Million a Year and Why He Should Get It

Both the Green Bay Packers and Jordy Nelson probably took notice of the contract signed today by Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, who agreed to a new three-year $30 million extension with the team. White, a four-time pro bowler, who was also entering the last year of his contract with the Falcons is 32 years old and is coming off an injury plagued season where he caught...
Via The Packers Guru
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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