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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:56:38 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson's 12.3 targets per game are the most in the NFL after three weeks, and WR Randall Cobb ranks second on the team with 7.0 targets per game.
Fantasy Tip: Cobb has padded his point total this season by catching three touchdowns, but Nelson is clearly Aaron Rodgers' go-to weapon right now. Cobb will cost $7,4000 (14.8% of cap) at FantasyScore in Week 4 and Nelson will cost $8,300 (16.6% of cap), but Nelson could be worth the extra cost because of the hefty amount of targets he has been seeing.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:09:58 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson will be facing the Chicago Bears in Week 4. In last season's regular season finale against Chicago, Nelson went for 10 receptions and 161 yards, and he has at least four receptions and 67 yards in the past four meetings with the Bears.
Fantasy Tip: One thing that stands out for fantasy owners, Nelson has found the end zone just twice in nine meetings with the Bears, and that happened in the same game in Week 16 of the 2011 season. Due to his lack of career touchdowns against Chicago, he might be considered a little overpriced at $8300 in FantasyScore (or 16.6 percent of the salary cap).
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:14:10 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has targeted WR Jordy Nelson 30 times in two games so far this year. Rodgers has never targeted one of his wideouts more than 8.3 times per game in a season.
Fantasy Tip: That is an unusually high number of targets in two weeks, and it'll likely come down, but it's another reminder of how valuable Nelson is in PPR leagues. He'll cost $7,800 at FantasyScore this week, but he could be worth the high cost against the Detroit Lions.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:04:59 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson hauled in nine passes for 209 yards and an 80-yard touchdown in the Week 2 win against the New York Jets.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:24:32 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson had nine catches for 83 yards and was targeted 14 times in Week 1.
Fantasy Tip: Nelson posted a solid 17.3 points in Week 1 on FantasyScore. The Packers had him flanked out left with Randall Cobb in the slot a lot. Jarrett Boykin was not thrown to as he was split out right and drew Richard Sherman most of the night. They'll have easier assignments next week against the New York Jets.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:23:13 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) was seen in uniform before the team's preseason game against the St. Louis Rams, Aug. 16, which could very well indicate that Nelson will play.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:05:44 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) returned to the practice field Tuesday, Aug. 12, after missing time due to a hamstring injury.
Fantasy Tip: As long as Nelson does not have any setbacks for the remainder of training camp and the preseason, he is a solid WR1 in most fantasy formats.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:22:00 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) is day-to-day as he rests a hamstring injury. Head coach Mike McCarthy doesn't expect Nelson to be out long.
Fantasy Tip: There's nothing really to worry about here. Nelson will be rested until he's good to go. He's still a WR1 option in all scoring formats.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 15:52:51 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, RB Eddie Lacy and WR Jordy Nelson will not play in the first preseason game Saturday, Aug. 9.
Fantasy Tip: Nothing to worry about here as it is just typical preseason rest.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:26:40 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson signed a four-year, $39 million extension with $14.2 million guaranteed, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Nelson is a top-tier fantasy wide receiver when he and QB Aaron Rodgers are healthy. Not that he needed it, but the extension should give him more incentive to produce this year. Draft him comfortably as a WR1 in all scoring formats.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:14:38 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson reportedly is seeking $10 million per year in a potential contract extension. He is entering the final year of his current deal and took notice to the four-year, $30 million extension Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White received. Nelson signed a three-year, $12.6 million extension in 2011.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 15:17:09 -0700
The Green Bay Packers want to sign WR Jordy Nelson to a long-term extension.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:37:24 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson believes he could sign a contract extension with the team soon. Nelson is currently in the final season of a three-year, $12.6 million contact extension he signed in 2011.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:34:20 -0800
The Green Bay Packers are working on a contract extension with WR Jordy Nelson, but there is no timetable to get a deal done at this point.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:52:47 -0800
The Green Bay Packers view an extension with WR Jordy Nelson as a priority over one for WR Randall Cobb, according to a person with knowledge of the team's plans. Nelson has a year and $2.5 million left on his deal. Cobb has expressed that he'd like to remain in Green Bay.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 09:27:29 -0800
The Green Bay Packers are expected to sign WR Jordy Nelson to a contract extension this offseason.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:47:00 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson will make an additional $500,000 next season because he triggered escalators in his contract. He is scheduled to make $3.05 million in 2014.
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:16:12 -0700
With Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (knee) inactive for the Week 8 game against the Minnesota Vikings, WR Jarrett Boykin is expected to start opposite WR Jordy Nelson.
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:48:41 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson said he would be surprised if Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden does not shadow him during the team's Week 7 game. Nelson said he does not believe he will be double covered during the game.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:55:15 -0700
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 11. Head coach Mike McCarthy said he is not sure if Finley will be able to practice Thursday, Sept. 12.
Fantasy Tip: It appears there is a chance that Finley may not be able to play Week 2 because of his toe injury. If he is not able to play, Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson and James Jones could see a bump on their fantasy values because they would receive more targets in the passing game.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 17:05:03 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 2, and a league source said Tuesday, Sept. 3, that Nelson will be available for the Week 1 game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Fantasy Tip: Cautious fantasy owners might still want to keep him reserved just to make sure he makes it through a full game without any setbacks. Plus, the San Francisco defense can be stout, and it isn't exactly a prime matchup you'd be missing out on.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:10:13 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) worked on the offensive scout team with QB Aaron Rodgers in practice Monday, Aug. 26, and hauled in an 85-yard touchdown pass. He reportedly looks unencumbered while running, and Rodgers said Nelson is a "fast healer."
Fantasy Tip: Nelson is looking like a good bet to be ready for the regular season opener against the San Francisco 49ers, but fantasy owners should still have alternate plans at the ready just in case he suffers a setback between now and then.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:48:22 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) worked individually with QB Aaron Rodgers at practice Sunday, Aug. 25, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. Nelson is reportedly ahead of schedule, and there is a chance he'll be ready for the regular season opener.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:25:27 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) was inactive for the preseason game Friday, Aug. 23, against the Seattle Seahawks due to his knee injury. However, he is expected to be ready for the regular season opener.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:26:31 -0700
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said WR Jordy Nelson (knee) is getting close to returning from his knee surgery.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:28:31 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) shed some doubt in recent comments about being available for Week 1. "Our main goal is San Fran," Nelson said. "And that's just a goal. You never know what could happen. We'll just continue to go day by day."
Fantasy Tip: It would be wise to have a contingency plan for your Week 1 lineup. His comments weren't very decisize, but it sounds like he's not optimistic about being ready.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:21:25 -0700
Green Bay Packers WRs Randall Cobb (biceps) and Jordy Nelson (knee) each missed practice Monday, Aug. 19.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:17:02 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) has been able to start running as part of his rehab from minor knee surgery and is on schedule according to the doctors. He said he wants to be ready for the start of the regular season.
Fantasy Tip: Nelson underwent knee surgery two weeks ago but appears to be having a smooth recovery to this point. If he does not have any setbacks before the start of the season, he should be seen as a solid to low-end No. 2 wide receiver in fantasy leagues.
Sat, 17 Aug 2013 19:37:45 -0700
Green Bay Packers WRs Randall Cobb (biceps) and Jordy Nelson (knee) were each inactive for the preseason game against the St. Louis Rams Saturday, Aug. 17.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:59:23 -0700
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) underwent surgery on his knee Monday, Aug. 5, that is expected to keep him out for four to six weeks, but doctors still expect him to be ready for Week 1. Doctors tried to fix a nerve issue in his knee that has bothered him since college.
Fantasy Tip: You'll have to keep tabs on Nelson's progress during the preseason, but there is a chance that he won't suit up in the season opener. It'll make drafters a little less certain on drafting him, but unless he suffers a setback, he shouldn't miss a ton of regular season time.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:37:29 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) has undergone surgery on his knee and will miss the rest of training camp, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. The club is hoping he'll be ready for the season opener, though.
Fantasy Tip: This is troubling news because he'll miss the rest of training camp and possibly won't be ready to play in Week 1. This'll drop his draft stock a bit and raise the significance of James Jones, at least early in the year until we have a clear timetable of when Nelson will be ready to go. Randall Cobb is dealing with a minor injury in camp, but his looks will go up if Nelson isn't ready in Week 1.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:32:00 -0700
Green Bay Packers WRs Jarrett Boykin, Jeremy Ross, Myles White and Charles X. Johnson will head into training camp battling for the fourth and fifth receiver jobs behind mainstays Randall Cobb, James Jones and Jordy Nelson.
Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:58:42 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) was limited to 12 games in 2012 due to hamstring injuries. When he was on the field, Nelson saw his numbers dip to 15.2 yards per catch from 18.6 yards per grab in 2012. He also had just two drops out of 93 targeted passes in 2011, but he had eight drops on 71 targets in 2012.
Fantasy Tip: Nelson is still a tremendous WR2 or flex play in all fantasy leagues heading into the new season. If he can bounce back to his 2011 form, he might be quite a steal in the middle rounds on draft day.
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:32:03 -0700
Green Bay Packers WR James Jones said he believes he, WR Randall Cobb and WR Jordy Nelson could all post 1,000-yard seasons in 2013. "I've been on record as saying that I believe we have three 1,000-yard receivers in this room. I believe me, Randall and Jordy, if we all stay healthy, we can all reach over 1,000," Jones said.
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:26:32 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR James Jones said he likes the trio of himself, WR Jordy Nelson and WR Randall Cobb heading into the 2013 season, even if impending free-agent WR Greg Jennings signs elsewhere. "I can see me, Jordy and Randall getting about 80 catches apiece. I can see us all having over 1,000 yards," Jones said. He added it is doubtful a receiver on the team would catch 100 balls, only because QB Aaron Rodgers likes to spread the football around.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:24:14 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ankle) would have been a full participant if the team had practiced Friday, Jan. 11, and is probable for the team's playoff game.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:07:39 -0800
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 10.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:43:54 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) was taking part in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:51:22 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) should return to practice Thursday, Jan. 10, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy said the injury is something that has been ongoing and something he has been fighting through.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:29:28 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) will not take part in practice Wednesday, Jan. 9, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. The goal is for Nelson to return to practice Thursday, Jan. 10.
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 18:45:50 -0800
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Sunday, Jan. 6, that the team wanted to be smart with WR Jordy Nelson's (knee) reps in the NFC Wild Card game against the Minnesota Vikings. His limited playing time was based on personnel groups.
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 19:52:08 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ankle, knee) entered the NFC Wild Card game against the Minnesota Vikings Saturday, Jan. 5, with a knee injury, and he appeared to roll his right ankle before hitting his knee on the turf. He limped off the field, but was smiling on the sidelines after.
Fri, 04 Jan 2013 13:25:36 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) practiced in full Friday, Jan. 4, and is probable for Wild Card weekend.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:33:00 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 3.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:57:05 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) said he has no doubt he will play in the Packers playoff game Saturday, Jan. 5.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:15:59 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:03:03 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday, Jan. 2, and appeared fine.
Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:39:26 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Jan. 1.
Sun, 30 Dec 2012 16:42:45 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) left the Week 17 game against the Minnesota Vikings due to a knee injury, but he was able to return and haul in the game-tying touchdown.
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:47:38 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hamstring) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 28, and is probable for Week 17.