Jordy Nelson quad injury reportedly not serious, could miss one game
Jordy Nelson left the Green Bay Packers’ game against the Atlanta Falcons early on Sunday night and never returned, leading some to speculate that he may have suffered a serious injury. Fortunately, that is not the case.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Nelson suffered a quad injury that is not considered anything major. However, there’s a chance the 32-year-old receiver could miss Green Bay’s Week 3 showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Packers WR Jordy Nelson's quad strain is not considered serious but he is "50-50" for Sunday vs. Bengals, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 19, 2017
Nelson bounced back last year with a 1,257-yard, 14-touchdown season after he missed all of 2015 with a torn ACL. He isn’t quite as explosive as he was earlier in his career, but his chemistry with Aaron Rodgers makes up for that.
Wide receiver Randall Cobb also left Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury, though an MRI showed his injury was not serious, either. The Packers will be looking to bounce back after losing a tough one to Atlanta, and that shouldn’t be difficult even if Nelson and Cobb don’t play. The Bengals are dealing with some injuries of their own and are seemingly in disarray.