By BOB McGINN
Antonio Freeman started to slip at age 27, hit the proverbial wall at 28 and was finished as a competitive player before his 30th birthday.
Donald Driver didn’t show decline until 35 before he hung around for two more seasons.
Injuries began to diminish Greg Jennings at 28, his career nose-dived at 29 and by the time he signed with the Vikings at 30 his role became that of a glorified possession receiver.
Now Jordy Nelson, the fourth in the line of elite wide receivers the Green Bay Packers have had over the last 20 years, is getting toward the end of his career.
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