QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
3 days ago

Nelson (knee) will go through individual drills at Monday's practice, according to coach Mike McCarthy.

EDGE Analysis

Nelson was activated from the PUP list last week and will return to practice on an individual basis Monday. Green Bay's top receiver was also a part of pregame warmups prior to Thursday's exhibition against the Raiders, so another day of action to start this week is a good sign for all parties involved. While it's unclear when Nelson will be able to join full team drills, Monday's return to the practice field is obviously encouraging.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
4 days ago

Nelson (knee) may not play in the preseason, but the team will emphasize work between him and quarterback Aaron Rodgers in practice, Rob Devmosky of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

Nelson will return to practice Monday, nearly a year to the day since tearing his ACL in last year's preseason. His status for the Packer's final two preseason tilts hasn't been determined and likely won't be announced until closer to the games. Head coach Mike McCarthy said there would be a heavy emphasis on work between Aaron Rodgers and Nelson and on individual drills for this week, with Nelson steadily increasing his workload up to the start of the regular season.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
5 days ago

Nelson (knee) will take part in Monday's practice, Mike Clemens of 105.7 The Fan in Milwaukee reports.

EDGE Analysis

While Nelson participated in pregame warmups prior to Thursday's matchup with the Raiders, he was held out of action as he continues to recover from a knee issue. Nelson was activated from the PUP list on Wednesday, however, signifying that he's made significant progress over the past few weeks. Coach Mike McCarthy did not reveal just how much Nelson will do at Monday's practice, stating only that he'll warm up during drills "and we'll take it from there."

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
6 days ago

Nelson (knee) did not participate in Thursday's preseason game, but he was able to take part in pregame warmups, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

EDGE Analysis

With starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers sitting out Thursday and Nelson just coming off the PUP list earlier this week, the Packers did not want to take any chances with Nelson's health and deactivated him for the game. However, he was able to suit up in full pads for the first time since tearing his ACL last August, which represents one of the final hurdles in his recovery from that setback. Nelson may take the field for the Packers' third preseason game next Friday, but a decision on his availability for that game will not be made until sometime next week. Regardless of his activity, or lack thereof, next week, he is on track to take the field in Week 1.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
1 week ago

Nelson (knee) is not expected to play in Thursday's preseason tilt with the Raiders, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

EDGE Analysis

Nelson passed his physical on Wednesday, removing him from the PUP list and thus making him eligible to return to the field. However, the Packers are choosing to play it safe with their No. 1 wideout, as they are more focused on having Nelson ready for the beginning of the regular season rather than getting him preseason reps. Davante Adams could see an expanded role on Thursday with both Nelson and Jeff Janis (hand) likely out.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
1 week ago

Nelson (knee) passed his physical Wednesday and was activated from the PUP list, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

In a media session at the cancelled Hall of Fame game, quarterback Aaron Rodgers hinted that Nelson was nearing a return to drills. While his first practice this term may have arrived later than desired, Nelson can begin his quest for active status once the regular season rolls around. Perhaps the pressing question in the short term is whether he'll take the field for a preseason tilt. With two remaining that involve regulars, Nelson may only have one chance to do so in the third preseason game on Friday, Aug. 26 at San Francisco.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
2 weeks ago

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers expects Nelson (knee) to return to practice soon, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

EDGE Analysis

Rodgers was asked about Nelson's status Sunday night, and he responded that he hoped Nelson would be able to get back on the field "next week." It's not certain exactly which "week" Rodgers was referring to, but it appears he is optimistic Nelson will be back in action shortly. While Nelson has not taken the field yet, and it's not clear when he will, he still has a chance to be ready to go by Week 1.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
3 weeks ago

The Packers aren't concerned that Nelson (knee) won't play like his usual self once he returns to action, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

While Nelson acknowledged that he won't know if he'll be back to normal until he steps on the field, Packers offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett expressed that the team isn't concerned, and that "...it's just a matter of time", before he returns to his usual production levels. Nelson is currently working through a delayed return due to tendinitis in his non-ACL tear knee, which was sustaining due to overcompensating in rehab. His goal for return is still the Packers' regular season opener on September 11.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
1 month ago

Nelson's knee issue is a result of tendinitis from overcompensating during rehab, Ed Werder of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The injury is not viewed as serious and shouldn't effect Nelson's status for the beginning of the season. Despite early reports, the tendinitis is located in the opposite knee of the torn ACL that Nelson suffered almost a year ago. Look for more updates to come as training camp gets underway.

QJordy Nelson
WR GB (4)
1 month ago

Nelson relayed Tuesday that he recently experienced a "hiccup" with his left knee, which isn't the side that endured a torn ACL last preseason, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

When the Packers made the call to place Nelson on the active/PUP list Monday, it was widely assumed that the medical staff was exercising caution with the last stages of the wideout's recovery. However, he told Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the ACL in his right knee is "totally fine." There's no specific timetable for Nelson to make an appearance at practice, but in his mind, his status for Week 1 isn't "in jeopardy."