Jordy Nelson, Player To Watch on Green Bay Packers

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Call it a gut instinct if you will—That, along with some flashes he has shown thus far into training camp.
For whatever reason, something inside of my body is telling me that 2010 will be a breakout season for Jordy Nelson.
Nelson hasn't put up monster statistics as of yet—he still has yet to top 400 receiving yards in a season and has caught only two touchdown passes in his first two seasons—but he has shown flashes of emerging as a key component of what is a deep Packers receiving corps.  
Until the great Donald Driver retires, Nelson will rise no higher than No. 3 on the depth chart.
That's not to say I am rushing Driver out the door. No way.  
Driver is playing like he was ten years ago and is a tremendous role model for the Packers and the entire NFL.
That said, Driver's time is running short and it is Nelson, not James Jones, who seems primed and ready to take his place when he finally retires.
Thus far in his career,...

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