God might not be a Green Bay fan. After Russell Wilson chalked up last year's epic playoff comeback against the Packers to being the will of God, Green Bay has now lost star wideout Jordy Nelson for the 2015 due to an ACL tear.
Nelson tore the ligament during a preseason game, prompting his quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, to criticize the exhibition as "meaningless" while saying it was frustrating to suffer injuries before the season even started.
Shortly after, Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin offered up his speculation on why Nelson was injured -- and why it didn't matter that the injury happened in preseason.
"I hated Jordy got hurt, but my beliefs and the way that I believe, it was God had meant for Jordy to get hurt," Quin told the Detroit Free Press. "So if he wouldn't have got hurt today, if he wouldn't have played in that game, if he wouldn't have practiced anymore and, the next time he would have walked on the field would have been opening day, I feel like he would have got hurt opening day."
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Nelson's injury depletes a Packers roster that many already saw as weakened and vulnerable in the NFC North. Rodgers will now have to lead a what had been a dominant passing attack without his go-to target.
But that's what God wanted. God must like to watch Rodgers throw himself out of a tight situation. Or God just hates Green Bay. Fans in Detroit, Chicago and Minnesota would probably vote for the latter.