Found November 06, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
As the Green Bay Packers head into their bye this week, wide receiver Jordy Nelson is really banged up. Nelson came into this past Sunday’s game with a hamstring injury and left early with an ankle injury.  Packers head coach Mike McCarthy believes he’ll be fine after this week.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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