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Jordy Nelson

30-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Green Bay Packers

2014 Receiving Stats

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98

Yds

1519

TD

13

Avg

15.5

Tar

151

2015 Receiving Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

The league's most efficient per-play receiver for half a decade, Nelson finally saw heavy volume last year and did not disappoint; he finished as the No. 2 fantasy receiver behind only Antonio Brown, ...

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2015 ADP:  36.98

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Bye Week:  7

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Knee
HT: 6' 3"   WT: 217   DOB: 5/31/1985
College: Kansas State  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jordy Nelson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $39 million extension with the Packers in July of 2014. The deal includes $14.2 million in guaranteed money, with $11.5 million of that coming from a signing bonus.

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The Packers placed Nelson (knee) on injured reserve Tuesday.

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Jordy Nelson NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2008 23 16 33 366 2 54 11.1 6.8 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 24 13 22 320 2 31 14.5 10.3 5 1 - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 25 GB 16 45 582 2 64 12.9 9.1 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 496 0 0 0 3 3
2011 26 GB 16 68 1263 15 96 18.6 13.2 19 7 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 GB 12 49 745 7 73 15.2 10.2 8 4 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 GB 16 85 1314 8 127 15.5 10.3 19 3 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 GB 16 98 1519 13 151 15.5 10.1 19 8 7 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Jordy Nelson Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2008 23 16 3.0 5.1 4.1 2 23 5 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 24 13 3.4 5.1 4.2 2 25 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 25 GB 16 4.4 7.2 5.8 3 36 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 GB 16 13.5 17.8 15.6 4 79 13 8 4 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 GB 12 9.7 13.8 11.8 4 62 12 5 3 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 GB 16 11.2 16.5 13.9 5 82 19 10 4 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 GB 16 14.4 20.5 17.4 6 95 28 15 5 0 0 0 0 0
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Jordy Nelson – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

959

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Jordy Nelson was on the field for 959 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Jordy Nelson was on the field for 4 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 597 2
2013 1006 6
2014 959 4
Jordy Nelson 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Sea 61 0 9 83 0 14 9.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
2 NYJ 69 0 9 209 1 16 23.2 3 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
3 @Det 53 0 5 59 0 7 11.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Chi 52 0 10 108 2 12 10.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 3 0 0 0
5 Min 38 0 1 66 1 3 66.0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Mia 80 0 9 107 1 16 11.9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
7 Car 49 0 4 80 1 5 20.0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 @NO 63 0 3 25 0 5 8.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9 Chi 42 0 6 152 2 6 25.3 2 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 Phi 52 0 4 109 1 10 27.3 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
11 @Min 62 1 8 68 0 12 8.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 NE 73 0 2 53 1 6 26.5 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
13 Atl 67 1 8 146 2 10 18.3 3 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Buf 70 0 5 55 0 12 11.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @TB 66 0 9 113 1 9 12.6 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
16 Det 62 2 6 86 0 8 14.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
17 Dal 0 0 2 22 0 5 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Sea 0 0 5 71 0 8 14.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Jordy Nelson  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 3"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   217 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.51 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.35 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.03 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   32.50 in
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Hand Length:   10.00 in
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Vertical Jump:   31 in
TERRIBLE
Broad Jump:   123 in
GOOD
Bench Press
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Jordy Nelson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nelson will miss the rest of the season with what the Packers describe as a significant right knee injury.

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While the Packers did not confirm that Nelson tore his ACL, ESPN's Adam Schefter has revealed that is indeed Nelson's diagnosis. The bottom line here is that Nelson is done for the 2015 season, which opens the door for second-year player Davante Adams to see expanded opportunities in the team's offense in tandem with Randall Cobb, who now slots in as the team's top wideout. Meanwhile, rookie Ty Montgomery could enter the fantasy equation if he lands the team's No. 3 WR slot, with the likes of Jeff Janis, Larry Pinkard, Ed Williams and possibly Jared Abbrederis (concussion) also competing for depth chart positioning in advance of the regular season.
Coach Mike McCarthy did not elaborate on the severity of Nelson's knee injury following Sunday's preseason game against the Steelers, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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There have been reports that Nelson may have torn his ACL on Sunday, but McCarthy suggested that the Packers are awaiting further information on the wideout's knee, once the team returns to Green Bay. Per McCarthy, "I'm not going to get into preliminary tests. Hoping for good news based on the information I've gotten." While the coach is not alone in hoping for good news pertaining to Nelson, the preliminary indications seem to suggest that's an unlikely outcome. In the event that Nelson's injury is indeed serious, Davante Adams would move move up a peg on the Packers' wideout depth chart to a starting role, while Ty Montgomery and Jeff Janis could also see added opportunities in the team's offense.
Nelson suffered a knee injury Sunday against the Steelers that NFL.com indicates, based on the initial diagnosis of the injury, could be a torn ACL.

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We'll await confirmation of this potentially big news with the report indicating that the Packers, who have yet to elaborate on the wideout's knee issue, are awaiting Nelson's MRI results. If the report is accurate, Davante Adams would be in line to take on a bigger role in the team's passing offense.
Nelson -- who appeared to twist his ankle, in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Steelers, headed to the locker room afterward, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Nelson caught two passes for 25 yards in Thursday's preseason opener against the Patriots.

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Nelson (hip) passed his physical and avoided placement on the preseason PUP list, ESPN Wisconsin reports.

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After March hip surgery held him out of the offseason program, Nelson will thus participate in the opening practice of training camp Thursday. It remains to be seen if he'll ramp up his reps slowly or immediately jump into the fray, but he'll now seek to uphold his standard as one of the most explosive wide receivers in the league.
Nelson (hip) was present at Wednesday's practice but did not participate in 11-on-11 work, Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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2015

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2014

After an otherworldly showing in 2011 and an injury-riddled 2012, Nelson consolidated his breakout in 2013 even though quarterback Rodgers missed nearly half the season. Nelson posted his usual elite per-play numbers (10.3 YPT, 3rd) and had 19 catches of 20-yards or more on only 127 targets. he also saw his share of work in the red zone (19 targets) and inside the 10 (10). At 6-3, 217 and with 4.51 speed, Nelson profiles like most of the other top receivers on the board, and he benefits from his uncanny rapport with Rodgers, the leagueís most efficient quarterback. In fact, if you take the eight games where both Nelson and Rodgers were healthy, Nelsonís line was 49-810-7, numbers that prorate to 98-1620-14 on 11.6 YPT, a mark that would have easily led the league. Even in Nelsonís 12-game 2012, he averaged 10.2 YPT and scored seven times. Toss in his 15-TD, 13.2 YPT (the highest mark in the last 10 years at least) in 2011, and the Nelson-Rodgers combo has been the gold standard in per-play efficiency the last three years. While Randall Cobb should be healthy again, and Eddie Lacy will no doubt see plenty of work near the goal line, Nelson should continue to be the teamís primary downfield weapon, and Rodgersí top target in the red zone.

2013

Of course, Nelson was going to regress from a historically efficient season of 13.2 YPT. And he did Ė to a merely elite 10.2. Nelson had only 73 targets, thanks to ankle, foot and hamstring injuries costing him the better part of five games. When healthy, Nelson saw 12 red-zone targets, converting four, and struck for four catches of 40-plus yards. At 6-3, 217, Nelson has excellent size and decent speed, and Aaron Rodgers often looks to him for the downfield strike. With Greg Jennings now in Minnesota, Nelson will split the receiving targets with Randall Cobb, James Jones and tight end Jermichael Finley, but as always in Green Bay thereís enough opportunity for everyone. Nelson had a procedure done his knee in July that was performed to clear up a lingering problem, with the expectation being that he'll be ready to go in Week 1.

2012

The big-play receiver in one of the most prolific offenses in recent memory, Nelson averaged an ungodly 13.2 YPT, easily the most by any 90-target receiver in the last decade. Itís simply unheard of for a receiver to average 18.6 YPC and catch 71 percent of the balls thrown his way. Nelson had seven catches of 40-plus yards (tied for 3rd) and scored 15 touchdowns, second among all wide receivers, despite seeing just 96 targets. It helps that Nelson is 6-3, 217, with good speed and that Aaron Rodgers has a cannon for an arm and can buy time on broken plays. It also helped that Nelson saw 10 targets from inside the 10 (5th) and five targets from inside the five (5th). While Nelson is still a strong option in one of the leagueís top offenses, there will almost certainly be regression to the mean Ė even if itís still a strong 11 yards per target and a touchdown every 10 targets instead of every six. As such, a sharp increase in volume would be necessary to sustain last yearís numbers, something thatís not too likely with so much talent on the team, and Rodgers willing to throw to whoever is open.

2011

Nelson was one of the Packersí four main receivers last year and could very well be one their top-two in 2011, thanks to a huge game in the Super Bowl and the decline of Donald Driver. Of course, despite Nelson's nine catches for 140 yards and a score in the big game, he dropped three passes (two of which were admittedly tough catches). Still, Nelson was easily the team's best per-play receiver other than Greg Jennings last year with 9.1 YPT. At 6-3, 217, Nelson's got plenty of size and good speed, and clearly Aaron Rodgers trusted him enough to target him 15 times in the biggest game of their lives. There's upside here if Nelson's role grows.

2010

Nelson will continue to return some kicks and compete for the third WR spot.

2009

Nelson will be in a training camp battle with James Jones for the No. 3 receiver spot in Green Bayís pass-friendly offense, although the end result may likely be a rotation between the two players. Once Donald Driver leaves, there will be an opening for either Jones or Nelson to become a starter, but Driver is still productive at age 34 and will keep the two youngsters on the bench for at least another season. Donít expect a huge increase from Nelsonís 2008 totals (33 catches, 366 yards, two touchdowns).

2008

Nelson was taken in the second round of the 2008 draft and will need to fight for playing time in a crowded wide receiver group. It's hard to imagine him getting much playing time this season unless there are a series of injuries in front of him, but he has a bright future.