Report: Jordy Nelson will visit Raiders on Wednesday

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Free agent Jordy Nelson isn’t waiting to find a new home. He will take his first visit Wednesday with a trip to Oakland, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.

Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie has a history with Nelson from his time in Green Bay, and Oakland receivers coach Edgar Bennett served as Nelson’s position coach for seven seasons with the Packers.

So what does Nelson’s visit mean for Michael Crabtree? Nelson could become his replacement.

Gehlken reported two weeks ago that despite McKenzie and Jon Gruden’s comments to the contrary, Crabtree’s spot on the roster wasn’t secure. The receiver has a cap hit of $7.7 million for 2018.

17 responses to “Report: Jordy Nelson will visit Raiders on Wednesday

  1. Good luck Jordy. If not the Pack…couldn’t think of a better fanbase than Raider Nation…before they get screwed by a Davis AGAIN.

  2. For his sake, I’d love to see him enjoy a few more years. As far as the Packers go, it’s business. A tough business.

  3. Why did the Pack let him go?
    Did they consult Aaron
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    Same reason most teams let most free agents go. Money. You’d think this would be obvious. Who pays a 33 year old receiver $10 + million a year? Love Nelson and hate to see him go, but we all knew it was coming.

  4. If the Raiders sign Nelson, it will be around the same as Crabtree’s $8mil. Then they’d cut Crab. If the Raiders swapped Nelson for Crab, that’d be the dumbest move of the nfl offseason.

  5. feartheshieldonblacksunday says:
    March 13, 2018 at 10:53 pm

    “Sign him Reggie and get DT S.Richardson or Suh too.”

    I would love that, Bruh but we ain’t got the paper. Need to extend Khalil and hopefully ink Bowman, outside of that it looks like scraps. Who knows though, homes, who knows.

  6. I think the packers made a huge mistake in letting jordy Nelson go. RANDLE COBB!! Should of been the one let go.. Since I’m a true Detroit Lions Fan it’s always nice to see divisional rivals an teams screw themselves over..

  7. This is a “no brainer” for Oakland and Nelson. He would bring leadership and a lack of DROPPED PASSES to the Raiders.

    Jordy is a winner and a gamer. Derek Carr will bond instantly with him.

    This hopefully opens the door for Michael “Hands Of Stone” Crabtree to ruin someone else’s locker room DNA in 2018. Follow Marshawn’s butt out the door. Good riddance.

  8. honkeyt says:
    March 13, 2018 at 11:24 pm
    feartheshieldonblacksunday says:
    March 13, 2018 at 10:53 pm

    “Sign him Reggie and get DT S.Richardson or Suh too.”

    I would love that, Bruh but we ain’t got the paper. Need to extend Khalil and hopefully ink Bowman, outside of that it looks like scraps. Who knows though, homes, who knows.

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    Remember when ya’ll had all that cap room? Yeah, that worked out well. Big Reg hustlin.

  9. How about drop Seth Roberts and move Jordy to slot!!! He’s lost a little speed.
    It worked for Larry in Arizona!

  10. He would be a good fit with Carr. On the edge (Carr can throw an accurate back-shoulder pass which is Jordy’s bread and butter), or in the slot.

    I wish him the best of luck wherever he lands. He will be missed in GB.

  11. slick50kc says:
    March 14, 2018 at 1:23 am

    Remember when ya’ll had all that cap room? Yeah, that worked out well. Big Reg hustlin.
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    The Raiders clearly aren’t where they need to be. Unlike the Chiefs, whose fans seem content with that one wildcard playoff win they’ve managed to secure over the past 20-some years.

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