Packers WR Jordy Nelson officially ruled out for Sunday
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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.

Source:
Green Bay Packers Official Website

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I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I was an undergraduate from the University of Central Florida, and a master's graduate from Cal State University, Northridge specializing in journalism/mass communication. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.

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