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All offseason, it's been hyped that Nelson has looked great. The Packers placed him on the active/PUP list yesterday, meaning he still hasn't been cleared to practice, although he can be activated whenever the Packers want so it's conceivable that it may only be a few days spent on it. Nelson, 31, is coming off an ACL tear in his right knee that he suffered during last preseason but should be ready to rock for the start of the season and could be in line for a huge comeback year with Aaron Rodgers at the helm.
Bosa and the Chargers are having problems over offset language in the contract and the structure of his bonus money. He is one of three first-rounders that remain unsigned and it seems likely that he and the Chargers will come to an agreement relatively soon or by early training camp at the latest. When he signs, Bosa is expected to start opposite Corey Liuget and be an explosive playmaker as a rookie.
This is a nice development as the Patriots blind side tackle has returned to action. Thankfully, Solder seems to be fully recovered after suffering a torn bicep in Week 5 last season versus the Cowboys and should be ready to rock once the season starts.
Coming off a strong rookie season, the second-year CB will look to improve on a sensational rookie year and be even better than he was. The Packers needed help on the defensive end and the 2015 first-round pick was and will be certainly up to the task. It'll be interesting to see if he can develop into the 'shutdown' corner the Packers seem to feel he may be, but it's definitely possible. As of right now, there are only a handful of 'shutdown' corners in the league.
Dodd slid slightly in the draft due to the worry about his health headed into the season, however it appears that he will be fine for the start of training camp. As for his fantasy impact, rookie pass rushers rarely contribute at a high level, so owners can leave him out of their IDP lineups going forward.
Lewis has dealt with injuries for most of the last two years, Kikaha is unlikely to play at all in 2016, Brown's situation is more up in the air, while Armstead has practiced recently so many are just calling this a precautionary move by the Saints for him.
With Helu's age creeping up in years, this hip injury is not a good thing for him as he's trying to make the 53-man roster. This injury could keep Helu from playing for the Raiders this upcoming season.
The Patriots placed seven players on the PUP list, including Julian Edelman. Edelman is still attempting to recover from a foot fracture but there is no timetable for his return. Despite the fact there isn't a timetable for his return, he should be ready for the season opener.
Green Bay sent six of their players to the PUP list with the biggest name being Jordy Nelson. Nelson missed all of last year after tearing his ACL and will continue to rehab it back to full strength. Nelson should be ready for the Packers opener at 100-percent. Nelson is a big fantasy wild card this year because we're not exactly sure how he'll perform after a year layoff. We should project him as a top-15 wideout heading into the season.