(WLUC) - Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is retiring from the National Football League, according to a report Wednesday morning
NFL Network Analyst James Jones, Nelson's former teammate in Green Bay, made the announcement on Twitter. The Oakland Raiders released Nelson earlier this month.
The Packers drafted Nelson in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was a key member of the Super Bowl XLV championship team.
Nelson played for the Packers from 2008-2017. After the Packers released him, Nelson spent one season in Oakland.