Found November 19, 2011 on Boston Herald Sports:
Gettyimageproxy.ashx_requesturl_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f90858374.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921cc759df4ebac47d04e88fe8ba5eb107433b9aa3e6ff539f0b42ea1ac711f9d05
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Green Bay Packers cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt first encountered Jordy Nelson in 2006,...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Nelson is just solid ... that's all

Jordy Nelson's most productive game of the season helped the undefeated Green Bay Packers avoid an upset loss to Tampa Bay. He had six receptions for 123 yards and two touchdowns, including the 40-yard score that sealed a 35-26 victory with 2:55 remaining. And by the way, Nelson is white! This is written tongue-in-cheek, but comments last week from several prominent Green Bay...

Green Bay Packers escape upset bid against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In a game that started with B.J. Raji scoring on a one-yard rushing touchdown the Packers needed a late score and an interception to hold off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to secure the victory and improve to 10-0 on the season. Flash forward to the fourth quarter.  The Buccaneers score a touchdown and miss the two point conversion so the score is 21-19 Packers.  The Packers then proceed...

Nelson beating coverage and stereotypes

GREEN BAY, Wis. In the Packers locker room, the topic of wide receiver Jordy Nelson being underestimated by opposing defenses due to the color of his skin is discussed frequently and openly. So when the story became national news this week, Nelson didn't really understand why it was such a big deal. During Thursday's practice, Nelson was asked about the story by teammate...

Jordy Nelson Believes People Underestimate Him Because He’s White

Wide receiver Jordy Nelson is in his fourth season with the Green Bay Packers, and he’s become one of the team’s top receiving options. Used primarily as a third receiver and kick returner his first three years, Nelson has already topped his career high receiving yards and touchdowns through nine games. He has 34 catches [...]

Jordy Nelson Says Race Plays Part in Defenses Underestimating Him As Receiver Enjoys Breakout Year

First things first. Jordy Nelson is one of the most underrated wide receivers in football, regardless of the color of his skin. However, the Green Bay Packers receiver may be overlooked by opposing defenses because he is white, or at least that's the running joke in the Green Bay locker room. Nelson and fellow wide receiver Greg Jennings discussed it in a profile of Nelson in...

Teammates say Jordy Nelson is underestimated because he’s white

Packers receiver Jordy Nelson is averaging 18.6 yards a catch this season, tied with Carolina’s Steve Smith for the best average in the NFL among receivers with at least 20 catches. So why don’t more people name this big-play threat for the best team in football when they’re listing the top receivers in the NFL?…

Packers' Nelson catches everyone's attention

Sunday was a culmination of Jordy Nelson's complete repertoire. The fourth-year receiver finished with 123 yards on six receptions. He caught two touchdowns, including the game-clincher for the Packers with 3 minutes left.

Jordy Nelson’s Teammates Believe He’s Underestimated Because He’s White

There’s no doubt that Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is one of Aaron Rodgers’ most dangerous targets. So far Nelson is having his most productive season as an NFL receiver with 34 receptions for 633 yards and 7 touchdowns. Opposing defenses around the league are realizing that they’ve been underestimating him because he’s [...]

Packers' Nelson says being white helps him thrive at receiver

Ask Jordy Nelson why he's become such an effective wide receiver for the Packers, and he'll be honest in saying that race matters in this situation.

Bucs can't hand Packers first loss, fall 35-26

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers survived a scare from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 35-26 victory Sunday. With the Packers leading by two points and trying to fend off a rally by Tampa Bay in the fourth quarter, Rodgers found Jordy Nelson for a clinching 40-yard touchdown with 2:55 left in the game -- Nelson's second...

Path To Perfection

The Bucs gave the Packers a serious run, but the bid for a perfect season lives on at 10-0. Aaron Rodgers hooked up with Jordy Nelson for a late 40-yard score to cap a 35-26 victory.

Packers improve to 10-0, hold off Bucs (AP)

Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers survived a scare from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 35-26 victory Sunday. With the Packers leading by two points and trying to fend off a rally by Tampa Bay in the fourth quarter, Rodgers found Jordy Nelson for a clinching 40-yard touchdown with 2:55 left in the game -- Nelson's second TD catch of the afternoon.
Packers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.