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Sport NFL free agency rumors: Packers releasing Jordy Nelson, signing Jimmy Graham

23:40  13 march  2018
23:40  13 march  2018 Source:

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Report: Green Bay Packers are releasing WR Jordy Nelson . Despite age, injury or circumstance, this one hurts a local fanbase the most. Tight end Jimmy Graham was undoubtedly the biggest name at his position going into free agency .

Just minutes after reports of the Packers adding tight end Jimmy Graham surfaced, more shocking news popped up in Green Bay, as the Packers will reportedly release longtime wide receiver Jordy Nelson according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter.

a group of people wearing costumes: Jimmy Graham, Jordy Nelson © (Getty Images) Jimmy Graham, Jordy Nelson The Packers have released longtime receiver Jordy Nelson and signed tight end Jimmy Graham, reported Tuesday.

The decision to cut Nelson creates $10.2 million in cap space for the Packers and leaves just $2.3 million in dead money.

The move came minutes after the reported signing of Graham, who has spent the last three years in Seattle. It was rumored that Graham would return to New Orleans, especially after the Saints re-signed quarterback Drew Brees, but that was not the case.

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Filed Under:Green Bay Packers , Jimmy Graham , Jordy Nelson , NFL , NFL Free Agency . DENVER, CO - AUGUST 26: Wide receiver Jordy Nelson #87 of the Green Bay Packers warms up before a Preseason game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on

The Green Bay Packers are expected to sign former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham to a three-year deal when the free - agent signing period begins Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET, sources informed of the situation told Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.

Nelson, 33, spent his entire 10-year career in Green Bay, but he slowed down significantly last season. His yards per catch was 9.1 in 2017, which was much lower than previous years.

But given how fast Nelson bounced back from a torn ACL in 2015 and his stellar 2016 campaign, cutting him was not an anticipated move.

Jimmy Graham must unlock efficiency at tight end for Packers, Aaron Rodgers .
The Packers signed Jimmy Graham this week, a move that will only work if the tight end finds an efficient connection with Aaron Rodgers.Nelson was a preferred target for Aaron Rodgers and a fan favorite. Green Bay's recent luck with free-agent tight ends such as Jared Cook, Lance Kendricks and Martellus Bennett didn't go according to plan. This is the first free agency cycle for general manager Brian Gutekunst. All of that must be taken into account.

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