Packers WR Jordy Nelson officially ruled out for Sunday


Packers WR Jordy Nelson officially ruled out for Sunday

It comes as no shock, but the Packers have ruled out wide receiver Jordy Nelson @JordyRNelson for Sunday's game against the Bears. This will be Nelson's second straight missed game and his third missed this year due to a strained hamstring. The Packers will move forward with Randall Cobb, Greg Jennings and James Jones as Aaron Rodgers' top three targets on the outside.

Fantasy Analysis:

Head coach Mike McCarthy called Nelson a "longshot" to play in this game earlier in the week, so he's probably not a great bet to play next week versus the Titans either. But we'll cross that bridge when we come to it. Cobb is a must-start this weekend, even against the Bears' defense in Chicago. James Jones is way too up and down to trust. I do want to trust Greg Jennings as more than just a sketchy WR3, but he hasn't done much of anything since coming back from his seven-game layoff. His potential is still fairly high because of his talent and his quarterback, but you're probably better off looking elsewhere this week.

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