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Report: Nelson expected to play vs. Falcons with kevlar padding

Jordy Nelson is still experiencing pain after he suffered multiple broken ribs on a hit against the New York Giants in the opening round of the playoffs, but he is expected to play through the injury in the NFC Championship Game.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Nelson ordered military-grade kevlar padding to protect his ribs and will likely give it a go against the Atlanta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy: Jordy Nelson ‘making progress,’ now dealing with illness

Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson’s quest to make it onto the field for the NFC Championship Game has taken both good and bad turns.According to head coach Mike McCarthy, Nelson practiced more Thursday than anticipated and is “making progress.” However, he’s being held out of Friday’s practice because of an illness. One of the best receivers in the NFL, Nelson hasn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nelson has only ‘small chance’ to play vs. Falcons

The Green Bay Packers could be without receiver Jordy Nelson for a second consecutive playoff game. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, Nelson—who broke multiple ribs during Green Bay’s win over the New York Giants in the NFC Wild Card Round—has nothing more than a “small chance” to play against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. “The source...
Via The Sports Daily
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson not commenting on his status for Falcons game

The Green Bay Packers are moving on in the playoffs, which means wide receiver Jordy Nelson will have another week to heal. But Nelson is not ready to say whether or not he’ll be able to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons. Nelson told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Tom Silverstein that he is feeling “a lot better” than how he did the day...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Packers hopeful Nelson could play next week

Jordy Nelson is being held out of Sunday’s NFC Divisional Round game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys after suffering fractured ribs last weekend. But if the Packers advance past the Cowboys this weekend, Nelson could be available to play in the NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons. In fact, the Packers have “legitimate hope” that Nelson will be...
Via Sportsnaut
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson ruled out for Sunday vs. Cowboys

If the Green Bay Packers are going to pull off an upset against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, they’ll need to do it without their best wide receiver. Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Friday that Jordy Nelson is not going to play. “Dr. McKenzie and Dr. Gray will not medically clear him to practice tomorrow,” McCarthy said, per Rob Demovsky of When asked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Nelson considering wearing kevlar vest against Cowboys

Jordy Nelson is going to do whatever he can to get onto the playing field this Sunday when the Green Bay Packers visit the Dallas Cowboys. He’s even considering wearing a kevlar vest to protect his ribs, according to Aaron Rodgers. "[Jordy] brought up when [Michael] Vick hurt his ribs. He wore some kind of kevlar vest." - Aaron Rodgers on Nelson protecting his ribs — Andrew...
Via Sportsnaut
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson spent night in hospital, could play vs. Cowboys

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson left Sunday’s win over the New York Giants after taking a shot to the ribs, and the injury was significant enough that Nelson wound up in the hospital. Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Monday that Nelson spent the night in a medical facility receiving treatment. The veteran won’t practice until Saturday at the earliest...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson healing from knee injury faster than expected

Jordy Nelson is way ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The Packers’ leading receiver suffered the injury in a preseason game last year at Pittsburgh. This came after a Pro Bowl season in which he caught a career-high 98 passes and 13 touchdowns. Nelson’s recovery has gone so well that he said in January he could have...
Via The Sports Daily
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson declares himself game-ready

The Green Bay Packers are holding Jordy Nelson out of OTAs as he recovers from ACL surgery, but the Pro Bowl receiver believes he could play in a meaningful game right now. “..if there was a game on Sunday, I’m playing,” Nelson said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN. The Packers have Nelson on a structured timeline, meaning he won’t participate in live drills until at least training...
Via The Sports Daily
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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