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E115: Jordy Nelson – Wide Receiver, Green Bay Packers



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Jordy Nelson is a Super Bowl Champion, Green Bay’s leading wide receiver and an emerging NFL star who is “The NFL’s Best Deep Threat.” In his 7th NFL season, Nelson was among NFL leaders for receiving yards, passes caught, yards per catch and receiving touchdowns. Dating back to the start of the 2011 season, Nelson’s 42 touchdown receptions are fourth in the NFL (behind Jimmy Graham, Dez Bryant and Rob Gronkowski).

His breakout game was his nine-catch, 140-yard performance in the Packers’ 31-25 win over the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV, four years ago. He scored the game’s first touchdown in Super Bowl XLV, a 29-yard reception in the first quarter. “Since that game, he’s been our best receiver,” says Packers QB Aaron Rodgers. “He took a big confidence jump after that game.”

After growing up on his parents’ farm in Kansas, Jordy Nelson is one of the few NFL players who truly feels at home in Green Bay. Jordy is one of the few NFL players that are still actively involved with farming on his family farm in in Kansas. Jordy helps harvest winter wheat crop when mini-camp ends in June.

Follow Jordy on social media here:
Twitter: @jordyrnelson
Facebook: @JordyNelson87

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