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From Brian E Murphy from PackersInsider.com for Packers Magazine


The 2016 NFL Draft has come and gone, and now we will be going through minicamps, training camp, and preseason games.

But make no mistake about it, there will be a couple of key guys from this draft class who help the Packers improve. If there aren't, then the Packers will no get any farther than they have for the past five seasons.

Sure, Jordy will return, and that's important. But rarely does a player off a torn ACL come back a year later and resemble themselves, at least in their first year back. 

Robert Brooks was never the same, nor was Javon Walker. And they weren't on the wrong side of 30 as Nelson is, unfortunately. 
Torn ACL's basically took away Jerel Worthy's quickness, making his career short and unsuccessful. 

But if Jordy does come back, and stays healthy, and is about 80% of what he was, and maybe improves, it will help. He needs to be able to hit a few long balls, which nobody else has aside from the Hail Mary plays. 

We know Jeff Janis is capable of running past people, but for some reason, Rodgers either doesn't like throwing to him, or he underthrows him when he gets beyond the defense.