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Packers lose WR Jordy Nelson for the season to injury

The Green Bay Packers' worst fears about the severity of receiver Jordy Nelson's knee injury have come true. The team said Monday only that the star receiver suffered a "significant right knee injury" that would cost him the season. Nelson, one of the top targets for NFL MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, was injured Sunday in a preseason game at Pittsburgh. "It's difficult to lose a guy like that in a meaningless game," Rodgers said after the 24-19 loss to the Steelers. Coach Mike McCarthy was hoping for better results from more tests on Nelson's knee in Green Bay on the team's' off day on Monday. But Rodgers' somber tone after the...

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