Sammy Watkins missed half of the 2016 season because of a foot injury.
Nelson suffered fractured ribs in the team’s wild-card win over the New York Giants and was forced to sit out last week’s divisional victory against the Dallas Cowboys. He was a limited participant in practice on Wednesday and Thursday but was held out on Friday. According to NFL Network, Nelson will don military-grade Kevlar padding to protect his injury from further damage.
The Packers will get another boost with the return of fellow wideouts Davante Adams (ankle) and Geronimo Allison (hamstring). Both were also deemed game-time decisions by coach Mike McCarthy after missing practice all week but are expected to return to the field alongside Nelson.
The NFC Championship game is slated to kickoff at 3:05 p.m. ET before the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at 6:40 p.m. ET.
The Bills receiver had a second surgery on his injured foot late last week. Watkins, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, is expected to be out until training camp.
The Reds’ Scott Schebler, a toss-in in the Todd Frazier trade, is leading the NL in home runs, tied with Ryan Zimmerman and Justin Bour. He’s also one of the few players with a batting average (.241) that outpaces his batting average on balls in play (.223). The quirky math applies to home run hitters who don’t strike out all that often, and right now Schebler’s 16 dingers Cheap Jerseys AUStralia are Cheap Jerseys China Vip enough to make up for his 42 Ks in the equation.