Jordy Nelson missed final drive of Packers’ win because of injury

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Receiver Jordy Nelson had an injury that kept him off the field for the Green Bay Packers’ game-winning drive on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, but neither Nelson nor coach Mike McCarthy would say what it was.

McCarthy would only say that it wasn’t a hamstring injury, as had been previously reported. And the fact that Nelson spoke to reporters after the game meant it wasn’t a concussion, because players who are diagnosed with one are prohibited from talking with reporters. A source confirmed on Monday that Nelson is not in the concussion protocol.

“Jordy, he was being evaluated,” McCarthy said Monday. “I don’t know where we would have been if it went into overtime. But at that point we just stayed with the group we had out there.”

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