Even Packers coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged as much to his team after news that Nelson would miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. He hosts an annual charity softball game – one well-attended by his Packers teammates – that benefits Young Life, which the wide receiver’s Web site describes as “a Christian nonprofit organization that pairs adult volunteers with mentor students”.
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Also, it does not open a clear path for the Lions to win the NFC North title. The Lions finished 11-5 and made the playoffs as a wild card.
Nelson’s injury leaves the Packers’ receiver depth chart with Randall Cobb and Davante Adams as the starters, with youngsters Ty Montgomery, Jeff Janis, Myles White and Jared Abbrederis behind them. I’m a competitor as well, so when you play you want to compete at the highest level. “I actually do. I feel again and the way he performed the second half of the season, he is been capable of sit down and undergo step-by-step and understands the development of issues so a lot better”. “I hate that Jordy got hurt, but in my belief and the way that I believe, it was God had meant for Jordy to get hurt”. It helps us’. With Trent not out there, with the other guys struggling, you pull [RG3] there. He also had 13 receiving touchdowns.
The 2014 Pro Bowl defensive back added that the freak incident – Nelson got hurt on a non-contact play – actually was to the Packers benefit.
On the surface, that seems to fly in the face of logic, but the proposal you always hear about replacing the four-game preseason is a two-game preseason.
“Injuries are going to happen”. In this third preseason game, we’re going to be out there for a while. Neither injury appears to be long-term.
Head coach Jim Caldwell is a stickler for player safety. “You can’t treat them like pheasants under glass, either, ” Caldwell said. “Every year there’s going to be some significant injuries along the way”.