After rebound season Jordy Nelson thinks about retirement kind of ESPN blog

“GREEN BAY, Wis. — Jordy Nelson is here to tell you thereu2019s a reason NFL players need a mental break as much as a physical one after a grueling season.
For as impressive as the Green Bay Packers veteran wide receiveru2019s comeback season was in 2016 — he caught 97 passes for 1,257 yards and an NFL-best 14 touchdowns after missing all of 2015 with a torn right ACL — there were times during the year when Nelson was ready to call it quits altogether.
u201cIf you ask my wife [Emily], Iu2019ve told her five different things this past year,u201d Nelson said Tuesday morning during an appearance on ESPN Wisconsinu2019s Wilde & Tausch. u201cFrom, u2018Donu2019t ever let me play again this year,u2019 to u2018Donu2019t ever let me play after this year,u2019 to u2018OK, I can play another five years.u2019
u201cI fully understand why people tell you after the season to take some time off and think about it and let the body heal, because in the middle of it all, you have all sorts of things going through your head.u201d”

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