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Packers | Nick Collins serious about returning

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:17:12 -0800

Former Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) continues to say that he will attempt to make an NFL comeback after having cervical fusion surgery in 2012. "I'm 100 percent healed from the surgery, so if teams want to bring me in and get me evaluated by their doctors -- or whatever doctors they want me to go see -- then I'll do that for them," Collins said. "That was the whole purpose, to let them know I'm still out there and I'm still optimistic about playing." Collins said he hasn't been examined by a doctor in more than a year.

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NFL | Doctors don't advise Nick Collins' return

Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:20:49 -0800

Despite the fact that former Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) would like to return to play football, there is no change in his medical prognosis, and doctors say the risk is too great to continue playing.

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NFL | Nick Collins wants to play again

Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:11:58 -0800

Former Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) wants to play in the NFL again. Collins could not get cleared by Packers. Collins tweeted he is "ready for action" and "ready to dominate."

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NFL | Nick Collins seeking clearance to play

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:04:42 -0700

Free-agent S Nick Collins (Packers) (neck) is seeking medical clearance in hopes of playing again. His agent said Wednesday, Aug. 29, that Collins will meet with a surgeon as soon as next week.

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Redskins | Unlikely to take a chance on Nick Collins

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 10:36:18 -0700

The Washington Redskins are unlikely to sign free-agent FS Nick Collins (neck) after he had spinal fusion surgery last year.

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NFL | Nick Collins still considering options

Thu, 03 May 2012 12:29:25 -0700

Free-agent FS Nick Collins (Packers) is still trying to decide whether to continue his playing career or retire.

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Packers | Nick Collins released

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:34:23 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have officially released FS Nick Collins.

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Packers | To release Nick Collins

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:34:00 -0700

The Green Bay Packers will release FS Nick Collins (neck) because they are not comfortable with him playing again following neck surgery.

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Packers | Won't meet with Nick Collins before draft

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 07:10:05 -0700

The Green Bay Packers will not meet with FS Nick Collins (neck) to determine his future until after the NFL Draft, according to his agent, Alan Herman. Collins hasn't received all the medical advice he needs to make a decision about whether to continue playing football following the single-fusion surgery on his neck last September. "All the opinions aren't in, and I think he's getting another opinion," Herman said. "That doctor was not available. He was on vacation, so I'm hopeful soon. But I think he's got another meeting with one of the doctors."

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Packers | Nick Collins wants to continue playing

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 09:31:09 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) has expressed his desire to continue his playing career but will have to convince general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy that he will be healthy enough to return. Thompson and McCarthy indicated they would rather see Collins retire than risk a greater injury.

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Packers | Nick Collins to sit down with team

Tue, 03 Apr 2012 09:00:01 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) is scheduled to travel to Green Bay next week to talk about his future with the team.

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Packers | Nick Collins expects to know about future Monday

Fri, 30 Mar 2012 13:50:49 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) underwent a battery of tests this week to determine if he will be able to continue his playing career. Collins is expected to receive a recommendation on his future Monday, April 2, from the surgeon who performed his knee surgery. Even if Collins is cleared to resume playing, the Packers likely will want their doctor to examine him and general manager Ted Thompson will have to decide if he wants to put him back on the field.

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Packers | Nick Collins will have to be 100 percent to play

Sun, 25 Mar 2012 13:26:16 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said FS Nick Collins (neck) will have to be fully recovered from his neck injury and cleared by doctors before playing again for the team. Collins has said he will retire if he is told he could further injure his neck by playing.

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Packers | Nick Collins to see doctor

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:01:32 -0700

Alan Herman, agent for Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck), said Collins has an appointment with a doctor next week to have his injured neck reexamined.

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Packers | Nick Collins has not meet with doctor yet

Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:50:26 -0800

Alan Herman, agent for Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck), said Collins has not met with the doctor that performed his neck surgery yet and is not expected to for a few more weeks. Collins will have to undergo a series of tests to see if his surgically repaired disk is healed and is able to resume his playing career.

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Packers | Might gain salary if Nick Collins retires

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 17:58:03 -0800

The Green Bay Packers might gain $4 million in salary cap room if FS Nick Collins (neck) is forced to retire due to a neck injury. However, general manager Ted Thompson would rather have Collins back than to see the talented Collins forced to end his career.

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Packers | Charles Woodson could move to safety

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 07:24:04 -0800

The Green Bay Packers may consider asking CB Charles Woodson to move to safety in 2012, if FS Nick Collins (neck) is unable to return from a neck injury. However, that is not a given because Capers thinks moving Woodson out of a corner position would allow the opposition to take advantage of matchups against CB Sam Shields, the cornerback who would replace Woodson outside. "Then you have to decide who you put in outside," Capers said of replacing Woodson at corner. "One thing about Charles out there at corner, people if they're going to try to run the ball out there, they're always going to try to crack (on the linebacker) and make that corner try to tackle. It doesn't take long for people to say, 'OK, who are we going to make tackle?' We don't worry about Charles."

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Packers | Nick Collins to meet with doctor in March

Sun, 15 Jan 2012 20:24:21 -0800

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) will meet with a doctor in March to re-evaluate the neck injury he suffered back in Week 2. Collins said Sunday, Jan. 15, that he will go through various scans and check his neck's range of motion. After the evaluation, he will make a decision on whether or not to resume his playing career. "It's cut and dry," Collins said. "If the doctor says I can go back, I'm definitely going to go back. If he says to stop, I'm definitely stopping."

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Packers | Nick Collins placed on IR

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:38:56 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have placed FS Nick Collins (neck) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team has signed practice squad OL Ray Dominguez to their active roster.

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Packers | Nick Collins to IR

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:34:49 -0700

The Green Bay Packers placed FS Nick Collins (neck) on the Injured Reserve Wednesday, Oct. 12, and signed OG Ray Dominguez to the active roster in a corresponding move.

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Packers | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 09 Oct 2011 16:19:07 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared TE Andrew Quarless, OT Bryan Bulaga, CB Davon House, LB Frank Zombo, DL Mike Neal, FS Nick Collins, DL Vic So'oto inactive for Week 5.

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Packers | Will place Nick Collins on IR at some point

Sat, 08 Oct 2011 12:32:36 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said the team will place FS Nick Collins (neck) on Injured Reserve when they have a need at another position.

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Packers | Four will not play Week 5

Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:24:14 -0700

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) and FS Nick Collins (neck) have been ruled out for Week 5. Bulaga, Neal and Collins did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 7, while Zombo was limited during practice.

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Packers | Six miss practice

Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:01:45 -0700

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), S Nick Collins (neck), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps), DL Mike Neal (knee), TE Andrew Quarless (knee) and CB Charles Woodson (foot, knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Packers | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 02 Oct 2011 12:14:07 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Brad Jones, OT Bryan Bulaga, LB Frank Zombo, LB Jamari Lattimore, DL Mike Neal, FS Nick Collins, RB Ryan Grant inactive for Week week.

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Packers | Nick Collins hopes to play football again

Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:52:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) has a chance to resume his football career after having cervical fusion surgery Thursday, Sept. 29. "You can't gauge what will happen, whether there will be any narrowing with the (spinal) canal or remaining tissue," Collins' agent said Friday, Sept. 30. "That will be the determining factor as far as his career. It's all based on the healing process."

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Packers | Five players ruled out

Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:09:29 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (kidney), OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) and FS Nick Collins (neck) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 30, and have been ruled out for Week 4.

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Packers | Three out

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 13:20:26 -0700

Green Bay Packers S Nick Collins (neck), DL Mike Neal (knee) and LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) have been ruled out for Week 4.

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Packers | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:31:27 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared RB Alex Green, CB Davon House, OT Derek Sherrod, LB Frank Zombo, DL Mike Neal, FS Nick Collins, DL Vic So'oto inactive for Week 3.

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Packers | Three players ruled out

Fri, 23 Sep 2011 15:08:52 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) and FS Nick Collins (neck) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have ruled out for Week 3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette - Pete Dougherty

Packers | Three ruled out

Thu, 22 Sep 2011 13:26:02 -0700

Green Bay Packers S Nick Collins (neck), DL Mike Neal (knee) and LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) have been ruled out for Week 3.

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Packers | Three do not practice

Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:33:24 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) and FS Nick Collins (neck) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Packers | Nick Collins injury update

Mon, 19 Sep 2011 16:23:26 -0700

Updating a previous item, Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) is not suffering from a broken neck or a spinal cord injury, but he will still miss the rest of the season. Collins' agent said all signs are pointing to a disc issue. He will meet with specialists before deciding on the next move.

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Packers | Nick Collins to miss rest of season

Mon, 19 Sep 2011 13:01:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said FS Nick Collins (neck) will miss the rest of the season because of the neck injury he suffered in Week 2.

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Packers | Nick Collins to spend night in Charlotte hospital

Sun, 18 Sep 2011 20:59:23 -0700

Green Bay Packers SS Nick Collins (head, neck) will remain in a Charlotte-area hospital Sunday, Sept. 18, after suffering a head/neck injury in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers. "Nick Collins has normal feeling and complete movement in his extremities," the Packers said in a statement. "As is standard protocol, he will be kept in the hospital overnight for observation. When he returns to Green Bay, he will undergo further testing and evaluation."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Packers | Nick Collins carried off on stretcher

Sun, 18 Sep 2011 17:20:09 -0700

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (neck) was carried off the field on a stretch after he was injured in the fourth quarter in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers.

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Packers | Nick Collins left Super Bowl for IV

Mon, 07 Feb 2011 20:07:16 -0800

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins left Super Bowl XLV briefly during the first half for an IV in the locker room, reports Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Collins also posted an interception return for touchdown in the first quarter. "I was cramping a little bit. I had to go in a little early," said Collins. "I got an IV and I got back out there with our guys."

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Saints | Roman Harper going to Pro Bowl

Sun, 23 Jan 2011 19:00:44 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Roman Harper has been added to the NFC roster for the 2010 Pro Bowl in place of Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins, who is going to the Super Bowl, according to CBSSports.com.

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Packers | Three practice Friday

Fri, 07 Jan 2011 12:56:22 -0800

Green Bay Packers S Nick Collins (ribs), DL Ryan Pickett (ankle) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) practiced in full Friday, Jan. 7, and are probable for the team's Wild Card playoff game this weekend.

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Packers | Two practice Thursday

Thu, 06 Jan 2011 13:12:37 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knees) and FS Nick Collins (ribs) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 6.

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Packers | Five limited Wednesday

Wed, 05 Jan 2011 13:29:18 -0800

Updating previous items, Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knees), S Nick Collins (ribs), FB Korey Hall (knee), DL Cullen Jenkins (calf) and LB Clay Matthews (shin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 5.

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Packers | Two participate in walkthrough

Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:12:59 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knees) and FS Nick Collins (ribs) participated in the team's walkthrough Wednesday, Jan. 5, but did not participate in practice, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

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Packers | Five limited Friday

Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:48:26 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knees), FS Nick Collins (ribs), LB Clay Matthews (shin), DL Ryan Pickett (ankle) and LB Diyral Briggs (ankle) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 31, and are probable for Week 17, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Pete Dougherty. All players will play.

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Packers | Four limited Thursday

Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:29:35 -0800

Green Bay Packers S Nick Collins (ribs), LB Clay Matthews (shin), DL Ryan Pickett (ankle) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 30.

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Packers | Five limited Wednesday

Wed, 29 Dec 2010 13:41:18 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knees), S Nick Collins (ribs), LB Clay Matthews (shin), CB Sam Shields (knee) and C Scott Wells (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 29.

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Packers | Four limited Friday

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:09:15 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Diyral Briggs (ankle), S Nick Collins (ribs), LB Clay Matthews (shin) and LB Erik Walden (quadriceps) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 24, and are questionable for Week 16, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Pete Dougherty. Matthews is expected to play.

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Packers | Seven limited Thursday

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 13:23:08 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Diyral Briggs (ankle), S Nick Collins (ribs), LB Clay Matthews (shin), DL Ryan Pickett (ankle), LB Erik Walden (quadriceps), C Scott Wells (back) and CB Charles Woodson (toe) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Packers | Five limited Wednesday

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:38:30 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Diyral Briggs (ankle), OT Chad Clifton (knees), S Nick Collins (ribs), LB Clay Matthews (shin) and LB Erik Walden (quadriceps) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.

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Packers | Two considered questionable for Week 15

Mon, 20 Dec 2010 09:51:59 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Diyral Briggs (ankle) and FS Nick Collins (ribs) are considered questionable for Week 15, reports Mike Vandermause, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

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Packers | Nick Collins leaves Week 15 game

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 19:38:14 -0800

Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (ribs) suffered an injury to his ribs in the second quarter of the Week 15 game against the New England Patriots. His return is questionable.

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