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It turns out Jordy Nelson is more badly hurt than first thought.

Incredible effort may be putting it lightly. How a wide receiver, who takes punishment every game, can play with  broken bones in his body is beyond me.

Nelson was hurt in Sunday’s 38-13 win over the New York Giants when he was crushed by cornerback Leon Hall.

Nelson didn’t return to the game, and was in obvious pain when he was carted off.

This is a huge blow for the Packers, heading into their Sunday game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington. Nelson is quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ favorite receiver, and Nelson led the Packers in receiving yards (almost 1,300) and touchdowns (14) during the regular season. And even with Rodgers playing at the top of his game, missing your go-to guy is a big deal.

The Green Bay Packers could be in trouble following some very serious injury news Kevin C. Cox Getty Images
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Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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