Packers plan to release Jordy Nelson

Mar 14, 2018, 00:21
Packers plan to release Jordy Nelson

NFL Network's Mike Garofolo says, however, Green Bay wants Graham to be a Packer. But, they may not be moves fans are expecting.

Packers intend to sign TE Jimmy Graham to a three-year deal, sources tell ESPN.

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Which means they have to make some room financially, right?

Nelson reportedly notified teammates he would consider retiring if released by Green Bay, but Schefter's latest report indicates the 10-year National Football League veteran won't be hanging up his cleats just yet. The Packers announced Nelson's release shortly after the news broke.

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With quarterback Aaron Rodgers sidelined for 10 games with a fractured right collarbone, Nelson caught just 53 passes for 482 yards and six touchdowns last season. However, the 32-year-old's numbers took a dive in the second half of the 2017 season. However, he and Nelson would forge quite the duo.

Nelson finished with just 53 catches for 482 yards and six touchdowns a year ago, but that's due in large part to the fact that Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in Week 6 and missed most of the season thereafter.

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But Nelson has battled injury issues, including missing the entire 2015 season with a torn ACL. Not only do the New Orleans Saints have interest in a reunion with him, the Green Bay Packers are reportedly reaching out to him as well.

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