Packers Receiver Nelson to Miss 2015 NFL Season With Knee Injury

  • Nelson sufered knee injury in preseason game againt Steelers
  • Wide receiver has spent seven seasons in NFL with the Packers

Jordy Nelson will miss the 2015 National Football League season with “a significant right knee injury” that the wide receiver suffered in a preseason game Sunday at Pittsburgh, the Green Bay Packers said Monday in a news release.

Nelson, 30, was voted into the Pro Bowl last season after making 98 receptions for 1,519 yards and 13 touchdowns.

He has 400 receptions for 6,109 yards and 49 touchdown catches in seven NFL seasons, all with the Packers.

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