July 22, 2014

Packers’ injuries are mounting

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the remainder of the

Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson

training camp after undergoing knee surgery on Monday.  Packers coach Mike McCarthy said the team hopes he will be ready for the regular season opener against the San Francisco 49ers on Sept. 8.

Nelson’s surgery was performed to correct a nerve issue in the knee that has bothered him since his college days at Kansas State.

Nelson missed 4+ games last season and finished with 49 catches for 745 yards and seven touchdowns.

Fellow receiver Randall Cobb also left Tuesday’s workout with a biceps injury.  RB Alex Green (knee) and tight end Ryan Taylor (knee) were also held out of practice.  Rookie first round draft pick Datone Jones didn’t practice because of illness.

Bryan Bulaga

The Packers consider Bryan Bulaga’s torn ACL a season ending injury.  But Bulaga is seeking a second opinion, still hoping to play this season.