Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb return to practice

“So I don’t think I can ever be at a place in my career where missing time is OK. Maybe later on when my body is hurting a lot and I’m getting older in age, but I’m a young guy and I’ve got a lot of things to work on and a lot of growing to do.” Cautiously optimistic: With the season nearing, three key members of the Packers’ secondary were sidelined. Cornerback Tramon Williams (knee-bone bruise), cornerback Casey Hayward (hamstring) and safety Morgan Burnett (hamstring) were all spectators at practice. The latter two have been ruled out for Kansas City. Williams was hopeful for Week 1, but said Sunday the team is still being cautious.

Stereotyping the Packers’ Jordy Nelson

Friend(s) Email More Columns > Jordy Nelson ‘s practice work Wednesday was limited to playing catch on the sideline with Randall Cobb . More strenuous activities are approaching for both receivers. Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters that Nelson is very close to a return from knee surgery. Cobb also is very close, according to McCarthy. The coach said Cobb — who has been dealing with a biceps injury — might play in Friday’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks . McCarthy’s positive update on Nelson came two days after Nelson said he was unsure if he’d be ready for the start of the regular season. The possibility of Cobb playing Friday certainly is a good sign that the Packers don’t have long-term concerns about the injury. As for Nelson, Green Bay is likely to take every precaution with a playmaker whose biggest issue is staying on the field.

Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb almost back for Packers

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. 2013-08-26 21:10:13 | Source: FOXSportsWisconsin.com – Paul Imig Access more Aaron Rodgers news and rumors by clicking here …. Access more Jordy Nelson news and rumors by clicking here …. What do you think? Sound off!

Jordy Nelson out for Packers training camp after knee procedure

But there is only so much that can be done while also defending against receiver Greg Jennings , tight end Jermichael Finley and the rest of the Packers’ offense. Sunday, the Buccaneers fruitlessly searched for ways to handle Nelson while not losing sight of the Packers’ so-called heavy hitters. Nelson is a starting-caliber receiver whom the Buccaneers mostly tried to defend with backups. Ever heard NFL people talk about having players who can step up when the focus is elsewhere? Nelson hasn’t been underestimated; he’s the best example of how the Packers’ offense is overwhelming opponents on matchups. Sunday, the Buccaneers tried nickel back E.J.

Jordy Nelson out for Packers training camp after knee procedure

Football Today Jeff Saturday tells Robert Flores which knee injury will hurt the Packers more, Bryan Bulaga or Jordy Nelson. More Podcasts A day after losing left tackle Bryan Bulaga to a knee injury, Packers coach Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday that Nelson underwent knee surgery on Monday and will miss the remainder of the preseason. Doctors attempted to correct a nerve issue in Nelson’s knee that has bothered him since his days in college, a league source told ESPN. The issue has flared up periodically and unexpectedly, including at the beginning of this summer’s camp. Nelson felt like he could have played with the pain all season, taking medication and missing practice, but he opted to undergo the surgery that he has been told will correct the problem.

Packers | Jordy Nelson appears to be fine

Per McCarthy, Nelson will miss the rest of the Packers offseason program after undergoing a “procedure” on his knee. The Packers coach is “hopeful” that Nelson will be ready for Week 1 against the 49ers but the timing of the injury is certainly concerning. Nelson played in just 12 games in 2012 — and just 10 of which were starts — with a hamstring injury, though he did still manage 49 catches for 745 yards last season. That was somewhat of a disappointment after a breakout year in 2011 when Nelson caught 68 passes for 1,263 yards while emerging as one of Aaron Rodgers favorite targets. McCarthy did say that left tackle Bryan Bulaga is still not officially ruled out for the season , despite reports, but the team was waiting on another medical opinion to confirm his status. Still, for a team as likely to challenge for a Super Bowl run as Green Bay, there’ve been an awful lot of injuries (even minor ones) to major players Authentic Randall Cobb Jersey pretty early in the season.

Jordy Nelson out for preseason

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Per McCarthy, Nelson will miss the rest of the Packers offseason program after undergoing a “procedure” on his knee. The Packers coach is “hopeful” that Nelson will be ready for Week 1 against the 49ers but the timing of the injury is certainly concerning. Nelson played in just 12 games in 2012 — and just 10 of which were starts — with a hamstring injury, though he did still manage 49 catches for 745 yards last season. That was somewhat of a disappointment after a breakout year in 2011 when Nelson caught 68 passes for 1,263 yards while emerging as one of Aaron Rodgers favorite targets. McCarthy did say that left tackle Bryan Bulaga is still not officially ruled out for the season , despite reports, but the team was waiting on another medical opinion to confirm his status.

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