Despite a bounce-back year in 2016, Nelson limped to the finish line without Aaron Rodgers under center in 2017, finishing the season with 53 catches for 482 yards and six touchdowns.
The Seahawks backup tight end, Luke Willson, is also a free agent so the position could end up being a serious problem for the team.
Some though new GM Brian Gutekunst might be a bit gunshy about signing a big-game tight end, given how the Bennett experiment ended. Both Nelson and Cobb have salary-cap numbers in excess of $10 million for 2018 and their situations are uncertain.
"We can not thank Jordy enough for all that he has given the Green Bay Packers and our community for the past 10 years", Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said. He has caught at least nine touchdowns in five of the last seven seasons.
Nelson and Rodgers hold the Packers' record for most touchdowns by a quarterback-receiver duo with 65. Even at age 32, soon to be 33 in May, as long as receivers can get open, then age shouldn't matter.
"I don't think at this time (but) you never say never", Gutekunst said.
Nelson saw his production drop last season after Rodgers broke his collarbone. The bidding for him could become too rich for the Packers' blood, leading perhaps to a less expensive cornerback signing. He caught four passes for 41 yards during his late-season call-up. He later was honored as the NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
Gutekunst has already made one significant deal, sending another top draft pick, Damarious Randall to the Cleveland Browns for quarterback DeShone Kizer and a swap of 4th and 5th round draft choices.
Today, the Department of Justice announced it has proposed regulation of firearms to include a ban on "bump stocks". But the step is tangible evidence that the department is working toward regulating the devices.
The Red Devils need to part way with these players and bring some new recruits who are desperate to make a mark and learn. United are in a good run of form this season, and they seem to be getting hotter at the flawless time.
That was the SEC regular-season opener for Tennessee , which fell to 0-2 in league play a few days later by losing to Auburn . Among others, SC has beaten SEC co-champ Auburn and also beat those Kentucky Wildcats that thumped Arkansas 87-72 at Walton.
Ndamukong Suh is expected to be released by the Miami Dolphins this week with three years remaining on his $114 million contract. He remains an elite player in the trenches and proved that last season with 48 tackles, 4.5 sacks and forced two fumbles.
The way the guys have taken wickets early on has enabled us to turn the screws in the middle", Bairstow said. Hales was the second wicket to fall when England were on 177 and just 47 runs short of victory.
Real Madrid have also been proposed as potential suitors due to Florentino Perez's admiration for the Brazilian worldwide . He is also in a race against time to be fit for the World Cup in Russian Federation , which begins on June 14.
Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has said the President wants to expedite the court process, not circumvent it. Cox also said the background check legislation being supported by the White House would go too far, these people said.
Perry reportedly visited the nuns to win them over, and is said to have shown them her tattoo of Jesus and sung a hymn for them. Perry agreed to buy the property for $14.5m (£10.4m) in 2015, but the deal turned sour when the former residents objected.
West Ham given deadline to explain pitch invasion
"That atmosphere must never come back". "They were quite young and couldn't deal with the aggression they were faced with". He added: "Before the final whistle, two of the directors went upstairs - were asked by the security people to do so".
Pennsylvania special election tonight
The southwest Pennsylvania district will disappear this year, thanks to a court decision that struck down a Republican-drawn map. Saccone, a four-term state legislator and military veteran, on Tuesday sounded singularly focused on winning Tuesday's race.
Ireland bag 6 Nations, on Grand Slam track
Just last month they had gone eight matches without a win. "While England are losing, there are going to be more questions asked". I thought we had improved but not as much as we needed to", the Australian told a news conference.
Serena Williams ready to serve up beauty brand 'Aneres'
Venus is enjoying a resurgence on the Tour after a string of injuries limited her playing time for several seasons. I was always that girl that played with my dolls, and I went to fashion school, so it's not just made up for me.
Pochettino could bring identity to PSG
PSG were knocked out of the competition on Tuesday night, losing 2-1 at home and 5-2 on aggregate to Real Madrid . The players must see the other objectives we are still fighting for, notably in Ligue 1 .