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Packers place WR Nelson on injured reserve


The Sports Xchange

The Green Bay Packers officially placed wide receiver Jordy Nelson on injured reserve on Tuesday and made a number of other moves to get down to the 75-player roster limit.

Nelson suffered a torn ACL in a preseason game and is out for the season.

The Packers also waived/injured wide receivers Javess Blue and Jimmie Hunt, and they released quarterback Matt Blanchard, wide receiver James Butler, linebacker Adrian Hubbard, defensive back Kyle Sebetic and tight end Harold Spears.

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