Robert Griffin III wasn’t the only player who played in the season opener after missing the entire preseason following knee surgery. That’s the situation Green Bay receiver Jordy Nelson found himself in as well. It wasn’t exactly the same surgery and it took place in August.
Still, the Packers weren’t sure what to expect from Nelson. Here’s what they got: seven catches, 130 yards and a touchdown.
The Green Bay Press Gazette highlighted two plays in particular that showcased Nelson’s talents -- an example of what the Redskins will face on Sunday.
It could get even louder at Lambeau Field.
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