Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings underwent surgery on his abdominal muscle yesterday and the procedure went “very well”, according to coach Mike McCarthy. Meanwhile, the Packers may elect to rest fellow wide receiver Jordy Nelson this weekend with their bye upcoming, reports Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com. With their bye on the horizon, you wonder if the Green Bay Packers will try to steal two more weeks of rest for receiver Jordy Nelson's hamstring injury -- at the cost of only one more missed game. Jennings’ injury has limited him nearly all season, and following the procedure he’s expected to be out a “minimum of a couple of weeks,” according to McCarthy. The Packers hope to have Nelson, who’s recovering from a hamstring injury, back before then, but the team may elect to keep him out of another game this weekend in anticipation of their upcoming bye week. In this way Nelson would get an additional two weeks to rest his injured hammy, rather than risk aggravating it by returning too quickly. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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