Packers look for group effort to replace Jordy Nelson

Aug 26, 2015 8:35 PM by Ross Field

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The process of finding receivers to fill the void left by Jordy Nelson's season-ending injury has started in earnest at Packers camp.

Coach Mike McCarthy says no one man can pick up the slack.

Randall Cobb caught 91 passes last year from MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, second on the team only to Nelson's 98. Now Cobb is clear the top option with Nelson out with a right knee injury.

McCarthy said that doesn't necessarily change Cobb's role. He said before practice on Wednesday that he team isn't putting pressure on any one individual to do more to replace the productive Nelson.

The next preseason game on Saturday against Philadelphia will be important for younger receivers to make an impression.

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