Jimmy Graham needs Jordy Nelson-like connection with Aaron Rodgers

Packers release WR Jordy Nelson Raiders perfect landing spot

In a scenario that has been discussed at length since the end of last season, the Green Bay Packers released longtime wide receiver Jordy Nelson minutes after the reported signing of free-agent tight end Jimmy Graham on Tuesday.

The Packers officially released wide receiver Jordy Nelson on Tuesday afternoon and General Manager Brian Gutekunst said in a statement that the franchise looks "forward to his eventual induction into the Packers Hall of Fame".

Graham has been one of the most prolific tight ends of his era, catching 69 touchdown passes since he entered the league with the New Orleans Saints as a third-round pick in 2010.

Nelson and Rodgers hold the Packers' record for most touchdowns by a quarterback-receiver duo with 65.

"I would say anywhere between two to four more years".

NCAA Tournament 2018: Rhode Island vs
A nice run in the NIT will only add to the positive momentum Cowboy basketball has generated the last few months. Five players are averaging at least 9.1 points per game for Rhode Island, they are Jared Terrell (17.5), E.C.

The Green Bay Packers are hard at work in free agency.

In August, Nelson told former Packers teammate A.J. Hawk on the HawkCast podcast he could see the end of his playing career on the horizon. That thought became even more likely after the Packers gave Davante Adams a big contract extension.

The Los Angeles Rams have kept themselves busy over the last couple of weeks when it comes to making the necessary moves to make sure they continue being one of the top teams to beat in the NFC during Sean McVay's second season as head coach. He caught nine passes for a team-high 140 yards and the game's opening touchdown for the Packers. Cobb was never the deep threat like Adams or Nelson is/was, but despite that, the playmaking has only come in spurts.

In a 2017 season disrupted by Aaron Rodgers' injury, Nelson's yards-per-catch total was 9.1 and he managed just 53 receptions and 482 yards in 15 games, which was much lower than previous years and just a season removed from posting 1,257 yards in 2016. It ultimately made a decision to release Nelson, which creates just over $10.2 million in added space for 2018, per Spotrac.

Related News:

  • What's Behind Intertek Group Plc (ITRK.L)'s -0.60% Movement

    Countrywide plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides residential estate agency and property services in the United Kingdom. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD).
    World Health Organisation warns of mystery killer Disease X

    World Health Organisation warns of mystery killer Disease X

    However, this year a mystery pathogen has been added to the watch list for the first time. Disease X is only different because it hasn't emerged or been identified yet.

    Honor 7C debuts with an 18:9 display, dual rear cameras

    At its front, the smartphone features an 8-megapixel selfie camera with ƒ/2.0 aperture, accompanied by an LED flash. The vertically arranged rear camera setup comprise of a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor.
  • Musical director James Levine fired by Met Opera for 'sexually abusive' conduct

    Musical director James Levine fired by Met Opera for 'sexually abusive' conduct

    It said there was also evidence that the conductor abused and harassed "vulnerable artists in the early stages of their careers". The Met opened an investigation previous year into James Levine , following reports that he abused a teenage boy decades ago.
    Prosecutors to seek death penalty in Florida school shooting case

    Prosecutors to seek death penalty in Florida school shooting case

    The commission has the power to ask voters to approve changes to the state's constitution. The state attorney in Broward County, Florida filed a formal notice on Tuesday.
    Taylor Gabriel expects to sign four-year deal with Bears

    Taylor Gabriel expects to sign four-year deal with Bears

    After seeing him land $ 32 million on day two of the legal tampering period, it's fair to say they may have been right. Wide receiver has been a trouble spot for him, with Meredith being the only true bright spot at the position.
  • Mattis Says Some Taliban Factions Might Be Interested In Peace Talks

    Mattis Says Some Taliban Factions Might Be Interested In Peace Talks

    These and other moves boosted the number of United States troops in Afghanistan by at least 3,500 to a total of more than 14,000. Mattis told reporters that he thinks victory is still possible - defined as a political settlement with the Taliban .
    Intel reportedly eyeing Broadcom to thwart Qualcomm buyout

    Intel reportedly eyeing Broadcom to thwart Qualcomm buyout

    Broadcom's Qualcomm acquisition is far from guaranteed, however, with significant roadblocks in the way of the hostile takeover . Well, here's a new wrinkle in Broadcom's quest to buy rival chipmaker Qualcomm: Intel might actually try to buy Broadcom.
    Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home | United Kingdom  news

    Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home | United Kingdom news

    The man, whose cause of death is yet to be identified , was exiled from Russian Federation and had been living in the UK. A Russian political exile who once warned that he was on the personal hitlist of Vladimir Putin has died in London.
  • United Kingdom  will 'regret' leaving European Union  after Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker

    United Kingdom will 'regret' leaving European Union after Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker

    Prime Minister Theresa May that the EU help develop a solution to the Northern Ireland border conundrum after Brexit. He said that there were options on the table to do this and that these needed to be worked through.
    Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announce split in loving messages

    Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announce split in loving messages

    Sources close to the couple assure that the break up was mutual and there is no hard feelings or resentment between them. I want nothing but the best for him and will continue to support him as a friend that I have huge respect and love for.
    Burning Stock on the move: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)

    Burning Stock on the move: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)

    Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in Dicks Sporting Goods in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $327,000. It dropped, as 83 investors sold DKS shares while 103 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes.


Most liked

Study finds that genes play a role in empathy
Upbringing, education, and other external experiences may not be the only factors to influence empathy in a person. With genetics out of the equation, it's not clear why men have less empathy than women do, Warrier said.

Iconic French designer Givenchy dies at 91
Before starting in his own fashion line in 1952, Givenchy worked for fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. Bernard Arnault, chief executive of LVMH, said he is "deeply saddened" by the death of the designer.

Lonzo Ball shoots just 2-for-11 Sunday as Lakers beat Cavaliers
Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle , left, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. battle for the rebound. When a player like James notices that the franchise is getting better, that is certainly a good sign for the Lakers.

Amazon Brings Calling and Messaging to Alexa on Tablets
They can simply download the Alexa app on their tablet and get in touch with fellow Alexa users regardless of the device they own. If you're running an Alexa compatible Fire device all you have to do is tap the home button and ask Alexa to make a call for you.

Trump Personal Assistant Reportedly Fired Over Security Issue
Trump fired his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , on Tuesday, and his top economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned last week. The Trump campaign also announced on Tuesday that McEntee would rejoin the team as a senior advisor for operations.

PSL 2018: Imad Wasim declared 'stable' after mild concussion
The matches, which were initially scheduled to be played in Lahore, will now be carried out in Karachi . He also said that Wasim will be kept overnight at the hospital and will be under observation.

National Football League free agency rumors: Drew Brees staying with Saints
If not for the insane ending of their playoff loss to the Vikings , they would have been one step away from another Super Bowl . With Brees leading the offense since 2006, the Saints never have finished lower than sixth in total offense.

Final Fantasy VII Remake team hiring for 'core members'
The remastered version could be ready in another three years if the latest reports are anything to go by. The reason for the hiring is to increase the game quality of the upcoming remake .

Dog dies after being placed in overhead compartment during United flight
A spokesperson for United said the airline will investigate the dog's death "to prevent this from ever happening again". When the woman was forced to place the dog in the overhead bin, Gremminger exchanged glances with the man next to her.

Kim Kardashian Covers Elle Magazine Talks Culture Appropriation & Yeezy
As for the haters that troll her nearly everyday, Kim says she used to care but not anymore. "I can't see too much noise". In the chat she goes on to talk about life in the spotlight, confessing that she's happy with her lot.

Arun Jaitley files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh
According to party announcement, Kirori Lal Meena and Madan Lal Saini will be BJP candidates from Rajasthan. The Congress and BJP announced the list of candidates only yesterday.

Richard Sherman's New Contract Has Seahawk Fans BURNING Jerseys!
Still, it's a hedge for the 49ers as Sherman continues recovery from a torn Achilles tendon suffered November 9 at Arizona. The 49ers are IN the NFC West along with the Seahawks .... - All right- Richard Sherman to the San Francisco 49ers .

West Brom goalkeeper Foster: I feel sorry for Pardew
The game against Alan Pardew's side was his 12th Premier League contest of the season as a substitute. "It was important to have a good reaction away".

Fertility Clinic aware many about their damaged egg & embryos
The lawsuits are a result of the potential loss of more than 2,000 eggs and embryos at UH's Fertility Center two weekends ago. The clinic is uncertain how numerous eggs and embryos are damaged, he said, and can't be used for in-vitro fertilization.

Watch as Betsy Devos Completely Flops in Her '60 Minutes' Interview
I'm committed to a process that's fair for everyone involved". 'That should be an option for states and communities to consider. Since World War II, the number of students in American public schools has climbed by 96 percent, according to U.S.