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Mike McCarthy wants Packers to speed up offense

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has one goal for Arron Rodgers and the offense in 2014: Run 75 plays per game. “We play pretty fast, but you always want to play faster,” McCarthy said during an interview near the end of the offseason program last month with Rob Demovsky of “With a guy like Aaron, he plays faster than anybody I’ve ever been around.” The...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson rated top-25 home run hitter in NFL

Last night, 10 of the best sluggers in Major League Baseball gathered in Minnesota for the annual Home Run Derby. It was a fun exhibition of power, a showcase for players who can change a game with one swing of the bat. In the NFL, there are similar impact athletes on each roster, guys who can change the complexion of a contest with one electric play. Sometimes, this is a team...
Via cover32 - Packers
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers are working to extend the contract of Jordy Nelson

According to Rob Demovsky of, the Green Bay Packers would like to sign wide receiver Jorday Nelson to an extension “sooner rather than later.” Nelson will be entering his contract year. Demovsky reports the Packers want to extend Nelson before opening talks with Randall Cobb. This is great news for the Packers fans. The […] The post Packers are working to extend the...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers still working on Jordy Nelson extension

The Green Bay Packers are still working on trying to extend wide receiver Jordy Nelson reports ESPN’s Rob Demovsky in a recent mail bag column. Nelson, 29, is in the final year of his contract and is owed $2.55 million for the 2014 season. The sky is the limit for Nelson who has been one of the NFL’s premier receivers the last few seasons with a new contract potentially paying...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers should pay Jordy Nelson

According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, the Green Bay Packers want to finalize an extension with wide receiver Jordy Nelson “sooner rather than later.” The 29-year-old Nelson, who caught 85 pigskins for 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns in 2013, is set to pocket $2.55 million this season. Green Bay has $13.64 million in cap space and Nelson will reportedly seek a deal that pays $10...
Via Sports by Colin
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers’ Decision To Draft 3 WRs Could Impact Plans For Jordy Nelson & Randall Cobb?

  Rob Demovsky of wonders whether the Packers’ decision to draft three receivers this year could ultimately impact their decision to keep both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb long-term. The Packers lost James Jones in free agency, but used a second-round pick on Davante Adams, a fifth-round pick on Jared Abbrederis, and a seventh-round selection on Jeff Janis. Both Nelson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 5: Jordy Nelson

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find the entire list here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson named 12th best in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s top pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s WR to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Packers
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Nelson or Cobb? I’m taking Nelson

Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb has expiring contracts after this coming season. Given a choice, I would rather have Nelson. This is a debate you will not see Aaron Rodgers commenting on. Deciding between Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb is like a parent trying to pick his or her favorite child. Nelson is heading into the final year of his team-friendly three-year $12.6 million deal,...
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Packers pay Jordy Nelson, or will he be the next to walk via free agency?

Over the past two years the Green Bay Packers have let two of their veteran wide outs walk via free agency after serving their final year of their contracts.  Two years ago Greg Jennings left Green Bay for the Vikings and this year the Raiders signed James Jones.  Well Jordy Nelson is in the final […] The post Will the Packers pay Jordy Nelson, or will he be the next to walk...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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