GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Greg Jennings may not be the only Packers wide receiver unavailable for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jordy Nelson, who leads the team in receptions and yards this season, missed Thursday's practice and has already been ruled out from participating Friday due to a hamstring injury.
In order for Nelson to be cleared before Green Bay's upcoming game, he'll have to pass tests from the team's medical staff either Saturday or Sunday.
"We're having some injuries (and) that's where we are right now," coach Mike McCarthy said. "The opportunity is for our other players to step up. I'm confident that will happen. I think the practices the last two days have had a lot of energy. You can see the guys that are going to have more opportunities are excited about it."
Nelson is coming off his two best games of the season, which were the Packers' two most explosive offensive performances so far this year. He had nine catches for 121 yards and three touchdowns ...