Jordy Nelson, WR

  • 6'3"
  • 217
  • 34
  • 11 years
  • Kansas St.
  • 2008 R2 O, None
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2008 GB 16 54 54 33 366 11.1 2 0 0 0 0 366 2 0 0 2
2009 GB 13 31 31 22 320 14.5 2 0 0 0 0 320 2 0 0 2
2010 GB 16 64 64 45 582 12.9 2 0 0 0 1 582 2 0 1 2
2011 GB 16 95 95 68 1263 18.6 15 0 0 0 0 1263 15 0 5 10
2012 GB 12 73 73 49 745 15.2 7 0 0 0 0 745 7 0 2 5
2013 GB 16 127 127 85 1314 15.5 8 0 0 0 0 1314 8 0 5 6
2014 GB 16 151 151 98 1519 15.5 13 0 0 0 0 1519 13 0 7 10
2016 GB 16 152 152 97 1257 13.0 14 0 0 0 1 1257 14 0 5 11
2017 GB 15 88 88 53 482 9.1 6 0 0 0 0 482 6 0 0 4
  Avg 15 92 92 61 859 13.7 7 0 -0 0 0 859 7 0 3 6

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2018 OAK 15 89 88 63 739 11.7 3 1 -2 0 0 737 3 0 1 3

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 3/18/2019 7:35am ET

    Free-agent WR Jordy Nelson (Raiders) is visiting the Seattle Seahawks Monday, March 18.

    Huddle Up: Nelson still has some PPR WR4 chops in fantasy, but he'll be an inconsistent contributor.

  • Posted: 3/14/2019 2:09pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson was released Thursday, March 14, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Nelson was no longer needed after the team added Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams this offseason, but he did post 739 yards and three touchdowns this past season. He should receive interest from some teams during free agency but is no longer a must-start option in fantasy leagues. Nelson could be a No. 4 fantasy receiver depending on his new team.

  • Posted: 12/30/2018 7:17pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught nine of his 12 targets for 78 yards in a 35-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 17.

    Huddle Up: After disappearing in the middle of the year, Nelson closed the season with 38 catches for 386 yards over the final five games. He is expected to be back with the Raiders next year, and at the very least, he should be a solid backup in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 12/29/2018 7:03am ET

    Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson will return for the 2019 season, according to head coach Jon Gruden.

    Huddle Up: Nelson, who will turn 34 in May, received a $3.6 million roster bonus for 2019 earlier this week and will be entering the final season of a two-year, $14.2 million contract. After a slow start to the 2018 campaign, he has caught 29 passes for 308 yards over the last four games and should be viewed as a WR3 or flex option entering 2019.

  • Posted: 12/26/2018 5:55pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson said Wednesday, Dec. 26, that he plans on returning next season. He's set to make $7.2 million in base salary and bonuses in 2019.

    Huddle Up: After a disappointing start, the 11-year veteran has finally settled in with his new club, racking up 29 catches for 308 yards on 34 targets over the last four games. While he may not be the top-flight receiver he was in Green Bay, Nelson will be a solid buy-low target entering next season, with potential to serve as a viable WR3.

  • Posted: 12/25/2018 3:15am ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson hauled in seven of 10 targets for 75 yards in the club's Week 16 win Monday, Dec. 24, against the Denver Broncos.

    Huddle Up: Nelson appeared all but done as recent as a month ago but this late-season run he's on has vaulted him back into fantasy relevancy. The former Green Bay Packer has collected 29 catches in his last four outings, which remarkably tops his output from the previous 10 games. Thus, he's crafted himself as a legit WR3 option for Week 17.

  • Posted: 12/22/2018 2:47pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (foot) practiced in full Saturday, Dec. 22 and he was lifted from the injury report leading up to the Week 16 game Monday, Dec. 24 against the Denver Broncos.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has had a few big games recently, re-emerging as a useful WR4 or flex fantasy option in leagues of 12 or more teams.

  • Posted: 12/21/2018 1:56pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (foot) was able to practice in full Friday, Dec. 21.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has enjoyed a resurgence lately, racking up 22 catches for 233 yards on 26 targets over the past three outings. He is a decent WR4 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 16 if active.

  • Posted: 12/20/2018 4:05pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (foot) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has been playing well over the last three weeks and has been targeted 26 times over that span. He will be facing a solid Denver Broncos defense but could still be a flex option in some leagues.

  • Posted: 12/16/2018 4:22pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson registered six grabs for a game-high 88 yards on eight targets in Week 15 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has re-emerged as a fantasy threat, especially in PPR leagues, posting six or more grabs over the past three outings. He has 22 catches for 233 yards during the span. Treat him as a WR3 or flex fantasy option in PPR, with lesser value in standard play in Week 16 against the Denver Broncos on Monday night.

  • Posted: 12/9/2018 8:46pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught passes for 48 yards in a 24-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 14.

    Huddle Up: After a five-week stretch of doing next to nothing, Nelson has strung together a couple of decent games. He's still a reach as a flex play.

  • Posted: 12/7/2018 5:11pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 7, and is not on the injury report for Week 14.

    Huddle Up: Nelson is coming off one of his better games of the season and could see a solid amount of targets against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He could be a flex option in some deeper leagues but is not a must-start option.

  • Posted: 12/6/2018 4:52pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (foot) was a full participant in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Dec. 6.

    Huddle Up: Nelson came out of nowhere last week to log season bests in receptions (10) and targets (11), en route to posting 97 yards, so he's suddenly thrusted himself back into the WR4 picture. However, the former Green Bay Packer has been extremely inconsistent this year, so it may not be wise to trust him in a fantasy postseason matchup.

  • Posted: 12/5/2018 4:49pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.

    Huddle Up: Nelson was targeted a season-high 11 times last week and finished with 97 yards. He should be a solid amount of targets this week against the Pittsburgh Steelers but may not be a starting option in all leagues.

  • Posted: 12/2/2018 9:01pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught 10 passes for 97 yards in a 40-33 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 13.

    Huddle Up: Nelson only had a combined five catches for 36 yards in the previous five games, so this performance came out of nowhere. As quiet as Nelson has been overall, you can't count on a repeat performance any time soon.

  • Posted: 11/25/2018 1:47pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson was targeted one time during the Week 12 game against the Baltimore Ravens but finished the game without a catch.

    Huddle Up: Nelson is coming back from injury but has still be held to under 20 yards in each of the last five games. He should be avoided in all leagues until he is more productive in the passing game.

  • Posted: 11/25/2018 6:19am ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) is expected to play in Week 12's game against the Baltimore Ravens, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Nelson was listed as questionable on the injury report after logging three limited practice sessions during the week. He has cooled off after a decent start to the season and is not worth starting in most fantasy leagues this afternoon.

  • Posted: 11/22/2018 2:29pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 22.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has cooled off since the start of the regular season and can be avoided in all fantasy leagues even if he is active for the game.

  • Posted: 11/21/2018 4:58pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.

    Huddle Up: Nelson was not able to play in the last game but could be available for the Week 12 game. He has struggled in the last several games he has played in and can be avoided in leagues if owners have better options on their roster.

  • Posted: 11/19/2018 2:12pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) has a chance to return for Week 12, according to head coach Jon Gruden. He ran well Monday, Nov. 19, as he continues to recover from a knee contusion.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has been a non-factor since the trade of Amari Cooper, although with Brandon LaFell sidelined he should see a good share of targets. Still, he's too big of a risk to have in starting lineups.

  • Posted: 11/16/2018 12:34pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) has been ruled out for Week 11 versus the Arizona Cardinals with a knee injury.

    Huddle Up: The Arizona Cardinals defense was already a good streaming option this week, and it becomes that much better with Nelson and Martavis Bryant out. Brandon LaFell, Seth Roberts, and Dwayne Harris figure to be the top three options for Oakland - none of whom merit any consideration in fantasy. Jared Cook should be in line for double-digit targets in theory, but no Raider should be considered a strong play this week.

  • Posted: 11/15/2018 4:09pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) was absent from practice for the second day in a row Thursday, Nov. 15.

    Huddle Up: Nelson is trending in the wrong direction and shaping up to be a game-time decision, which is never good when playing during the late-afternoon slate. Martavis Bryant has already been ruled out, so if Nelson is out as well, Brandon LaFell could be an intriguing option to deploy based on high volume.

  • Posted: 11/14/2018 4:38pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

    Huddle Up: Nelson is considered questionable for Week 11, but owners will need to monitor the situation over the next few days. He has been struggling over the last month and can be benched this week even if he is active for the game.

  • Posted: 11/14/2018 11:29am ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (knee) is questionable to play in Week 11 as he is dealing with a bone bruise in his knee.

    Huddle Up: Hopes for Nelson producing sans Amari Cooper have quickly faded. He has not managed more than two catches in his last four outings. If you can help it, don't start any Oakland wide receiver.

  • Posted: 11/11/2018 3:45pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson (quadriceps) left the Week 10 game against the Los Angeles Chargers due to a quadriceps injury.

    Huddle Up: When healthy, Nelson is worth using as a low-end WR4 or flex fantasy option in leagues of 12 or more teams. Check back during the week and see his practice status before deciding upon him for Week 11 against the Arizona Cardinals.

  • Posted: 11/1/2018 8:22pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught two passes on three targets for 16 yards in a 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 9.

    Huddle Up: Nelson now has a grand total of five catches for 36 yards combined over the last three games, and with the Raiders seemingly imploding as a team, there might not be a light at the end of the tunnel. Don't worry about hanging on to Nelson.

  • Posted: 10/28/2018 6:53pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught one pass on four targets for 14 yards in a 42-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 8.

    Huddle Up: Nelson was a non-factor in the loss, and he has managed just three catches for 20 yards over the last two games and has been held below 50 yards in four straight. It's tough to trust Nelson at this point.

  • Posted: 10/14/2018 10:58pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught two passes for six yards against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 6.

    Huddle Up: Ewwwwwwwww. That about sums up Oakland's offensive effort in London on Sunday, and Nelson got caught up in the stink wave. The Raiders will get a week to lick their wounds before hosting the woebegone Colts in Week 8, but if the offense can't get it going against Indy it might time to reevaluate which Raiders are actually worth owning in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 10/12/2018 6:53pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson said 'there's no reason to panic' or change the approach despite the 1-4 start to the season. 'You just gotta continue on that grind, continue to put in the time and effort, stay positive, stay focused and just keep it week by week,' Nelson said.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has scored in three straight games after a slow start, putting him in the mix as a flex option against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 6.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 8:00pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson caught all four of his targets for 43 yards and a touchdown in a 26-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 5, and he has caught a touchdown in three straight games.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has only had one strong game in terms of receiving yards, but as long as he is finding the end zone with regularity, he can be used to cover bye weeks.

  • Posted: 9/30/2018 8:40pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson ended up with fiv receptions for 48 yards and a touchdown on eight targets in Week 4 against the Cleveland Browns and he also had a successful two-point conversion catch.

    Huddle Up: The 33-year-old receiver is no longer a WR1 in most fantasy leagues, but he is still showing he can be rather productive. That's 11 grabs for 221 yards and two scores on 16 targets over the past two outings. Keep using him as a low-end WR3 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 5 against the Chargers.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 5:40pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson rolled up six receptions for 173 yards and a touchdown on eight targets in Week 3 against the Miami Dolphins.

    Huddle Up: This was Nelson's first 100-yard since Christmas Eve of the 2016 season when he had 154 yards and two touchdowns against the Vikings as a member of the Packers. His yardage total was highest since he dropped 209 yards on the Jets on Sept. 14, 2014. Despite the big game he should still be treated more as a WR3 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 4.

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 11:35pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson had two receptions for 30 yards during the team's Week 2 matchup with the Denver Broncos.

    Huddle Up: It's too early to draw too many conclusions, but suffice to say that five catches for 53 yards isn't a great start to Nelson's Raiders career. Don't cut bait or sell low on Nelson yet, but you may want to keep him out of your starting lineup until he shows a little more involvement offensively.

  • Posted: 9/10/2018 11:00pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson posted three catches for just 23 yards on four targets in Week 1 against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, Sept. 10.

    Huddle Up: Despite the paltry numbers, Nelson still ended up leading the wide receivers in yardage and receptions. That's how ugly of a night it was for the passing offense. Nelson looks like a WR4 in most fantasy leagues heading into Week 2 against the Denver Broncos.

  • Posted: 8/2/2018 12:08pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson has been moving well, running polished routes and showing leadership in training camp. He is also developing good timing with QB Derek Carr.

    Huddle Up: Nelson has been unable to get much separation from defenders in recent years, but he can at least serve as a possession receiver for the Raiders. Amari Cooper is still the receiver to own despite recent disappointments, but Nelson looks like an ADP value heading into the preseason.

  • Posted: 7/27/2018 8:01pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Jordy Nelson can still run and is 'one of the fastest skill guys' on the team, according to QB Derek Carr, and head coach Jon Gruden said Nelson can still lineup anywhere and run any route.

    Huddle Up: Although Nelson can't be expected to put up the WR1 numbers that he managed while serving as Aaron Rodgers' go-to target, WR3 production wouldn't be a surprise.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 LAR 4 3 23 0
2 @DEN 4 2 30 0
3 @MIA 8 6 173 1
4 CLE 8 5 48 1
5 @LAC 4 4 43 1
6 SEA 3 2 6 0
8 IND 4 1 14 0
9 @SF 3 2 16 0
10 LAC 1 0 0 0
12 @BAL 1 0 0 0
13 KC 11 10 97 0
14 PIT 7 6 48 0
15 @CIN 8 6 88 0
16 DEN 10 7 75 0
17 @KC 12 9 78 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 SEA 8 7 79 1
2 @ATL 0 0 0 0
3 CIN 9 6 52 2
4 CHI 7 4 75 2
5 @DAL 4 2 24 1
6 @MIN 10 6 60 0
7 NO 4 1 13 0
9 DET 7 4 35 0
10 @CHI 4 3 20 0
11 BAL 6 2 24 0
12 @PIT 5 3 11 0
13 TB 8 5 17 0
14 @CLE 5 4 33 0
15 @CAR 6 3 28 0
16 MIN 5 3 11 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @JAC 9 6 32 1
2 @MIN 11 5 73 1
3 DET 7 6 101 2
5 NYG 13 4 38 1
6 DAL 7 5 68 0
7 CHI 4 1 9 0
8 @ATL 9 4 94 1
9 IND 13 7 94 1
10 @TEN 18 12 126 1
11 @WAS 5 3 28 1
12 @PHI 12 8 91 0
13 HOU 10 8 118 1
14 SEA 7 6 41 2
15 @CHI 10 7 124 0
16 MIN 11 9 154 2
17 @DET 6 6 66 0
P1 NYG 3 1 13 0
P3 @ATL 9 6 67 1

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @SEA 14 9 83 0
2 NYJ 16 9 209 1
3 @DET 7 5 59 0
4 @CHI 12 10 108 2
5 MIN 3 1 66 1
6 @MIA 16 9 107 1
7 CAR 5 4 80 1
8 @NO 5 3 25 0
10 CHI 6 6 152 2
11 PHI 10 4 109 1
12 @MIN 12 8 68 0
13 NE 6 2 53 1
14 ATL 10 8 146 2
15 @BUF 12 5 55 0
16 @TB 9 9 113 1
17 DET 8 6 86 0
P2 DAL 5 2 22 0
P3 @SEA 8 5 71 0

2013 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @SF 10 7 130 1
2 WAS 4 3 66 2
3 @CIN 9 8 93 0
5 DET 7 5 82 0
6 @BAL 10 4 113 1
7 CLE 6 5 42 1
8 @MIN 8 7 123 2
9 CHI 9 4 67 0
10 PHI 10 6 56 0
11 @NYG 9 8 117 0
12 MIN 7 4 58 0
13 @DET 4 2 14 0
14 ATL 4 4 85 0
15 @DAL 9 5 61 1
16 PIT 5 3 46 0
17 @CHI 16 10 161 0
P1 SF 8 7 62 1

2012 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 SF 7 5 64 0
2 CHI 9 6 84 0
3 @SEA 3 2 19 0
4 NO 12 8 93 1
5 @IND 5 2 29 0
6 @HOU 12 9 121 3
7 @LAR 9 8 122 1
9 ARI 1 0 0 0
11 @DET 5 3 45 0
12 @NYG 4 2 71 1
13 MIN 1 1 10 0
17 @MIN 5 3 87 1
P1 MIN 6 3 51 0
P2 @SF 7 5 46 0

2011 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 NO 8 6 77 1
2 @CAR 2 1 84 1
3 @CHI 5 3 40 0
4 DEN 6 5 91 1
5 @ATL 7 3 17 0
6 LAR 3 2 104 1
7 @MIN 4 4 52 0
9 @LAC 6 5 105 1
10 MIN 5 5 63 2
11 TB 7 6 123 2
12 @DET 5 4 26 0
13 @NYG 4 4 94 0
14 OAK 7 3 81 1
15 @KC 4 2 29 0
16 CHI 7 6 115 2
17 DET 15 9 162 3
P2 NYG 7 3 39 0

2010 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @PHI 2 1 7 0
2 BUF 2 2 26 0
3 @CHI 4 3 20 0
4 DET 1 0 0 0
5 @WAS 5 3 42 0
6 MIA 7 4 64 0
7 MIN 7 4 25 0
8 @NYJ 7 5 55 0
9 DAL 6 4 42 0
11 @MIN 3 3 20 0
12 @ATL 5 5 61 1
13 SF 2 2 15 0
14 @DET 2 2 26 0
15 @NE 2 1 16 0
16 NYG 7 4 124 1
17 CHI 2 2 39 0
P1 @PHI 1 0 0 0
P2 @ATL 8 8 79 1
P3 @CHI 5 4 67 0
P4 PIT 15 9 140 1

2009 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 CHI 2 0 0 0
2 CIN 1 1 11 0
3 @LAR 5 3 46 0
4 @MIN 4 3 47 1
6 DET 0 0 0 0
10 DAL 5 4 32 0
11 SF 3 3 21 1
12 @DET 2 1 19 0
13 BAL 1 1 5 0
14 @CHI 1 0 0 0
15 @PIT 5 4 71 0
16 SEA 1 1 17 0
17 @ARI 1 1 51 0
P1 @ARI 2 1 11 1

2008 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 MIN 1 0 0 0
2 @DET 2 1 29 1
3 DAL 9 4 42 0
4 @TB 5 4 31 0
5 ATL 1 1 14 0
6 @SEA 4 4 42 0
7 IND 2 2 19 0
9 @TEN 3 2 34 0
10 @MIN 4 2 17 0
11 CHI 3 1 19 0
12 @NO 6 3 21 0
13 CAR 3 2 28 0
14 HOU 5 3 25 1
15 @JAC 1 1 9 0
16 @CHI 4 2 27 0
17 DET 1 1 9 0

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