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Jordy Nelson announces retirement

March 27, 2019 - 9:39 am

Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson has announced his retirement from the NFL after a decade-plus in the league. His former Packers teammate broke the news:

Nelson was a Super Bowl XLV champion with the Packers, and a Pro Bowler and second-team All-Pro in 2014. He played in 151 games (102 starts) and retires with 613 receptions for 8,587 yards and 72 touchdowns. In a Packers uniform, Nelson started 88 of 136 games played in which he caught 550 passes for 7,848 yards and 69 touchdowns. He spent 10 seasons in Green Bay, but missed all of 2015 due to injury, and one season with the Oakland Raiders. Read more here.