Jordy Nelson Injury Update: Packers WR Ruled Out vs. Cowboys

January 13, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers don't play until Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, but they already know wide receiver Jordy Nelson's rib injury will prevent him from taking part in the NFC divisional round.
Per the Packers' official Twitter account, head coach Mike McCarthy announced Friday that Nelson has been ruled out for Sunday.
McCarthy added Nelson will travel with the team and be at AT&T Stadium.
Nelson was injured in the second quarter of the Packers' 38-13 win over the New York Giants last Sunday. He took a hard hit to the midsection from cornerback Leon Hall while trying to make a catch near the sideline.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Nelson suffered at least two fractured ribs, leaving him as a long shot to suit up for the Packers against the Cowboys.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't sound optimistic about Nelson's chances to play when asked Wednesday, per ESPN.com's Rob Demovsky:
We've played a lot of football together. Yo...

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