February 9, 2016

Packers: Could there be three with 1,000?

If the Green Bay Packers maintain their current offensive pace, receivers James Jones,

James Jones

James Jones

Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb could all surpass 1,000 receiving yards.

In the first two games, Cobb has 16 receptions for 236 yards, Nelson has 10 receptions for 196 yards and Jones has 11 catches for 178 yards.  All three are on pace to fly past 1,000 yards on the season.

Jones actually made the prediction during OTA’s and Rodgers said it’s attainable.

AUDIO: James Jones predicting the Packers could have 3 WR’s go over 1,000 yds :08

AUDIO: Aaron Rodgers says the goal is attainable :10

The three top receivers also have tight end Jermichael Finley to compete with, but it would appear there’s plenty of opportunities to go around.

Meriweather fined

Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was fined $42,000 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit that knocked Lacy out of Sunday’s game.  Meriweather said that he planned to appeal.

Aaron Rodgers

For the eighth time in his career, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named NFC offensive player of the week, after passing for a franchise record tying 480 passing yards in the win over the Redskins.

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