Commentary

Jordy Nelson's place among greats

Is Jordy Nelson just lucky to be where he is, or a great receiver that deserves props?

Originally Published: December 8, 2011
By Aaron Schatz | Football Outsiders
Jordy NelsonMatthew Stockman/Getty ImagesJordy Nelson has been a step ahead of cornerbacks all season for the Packers.

Every NFL fan knows Aaron Rodgers is having one of the great quarterback seasons of all-time. But for every pass thrown, there has to be a receiver on the other side to catch it. Rodgers' receivers are also having some pretty amazing seasons this year, and the one having the best season is Jordy Nelson.

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