Jordy Nelson says goodbye to Wisconsin

NOW: Jordy Nelson says goodbye to Wisconsin

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Jordy Nelson is saying goodbye.

In a tweet posted Friday morning, Jordy Nelson said he has been, "blessed to call Green Bay our home and Wisconsin will always be a part of our lives."

Jordy said he and his family have many fond memories and will miss the people of Wisconsin the most.

The Green Bay Packers wanted Nelson to sign a contract for a huge pay cut only paying him the minimum the NFL requires for a veteran player - just over a million dollars.

Instead, Jordy visited with a few NFL teams and signed with the Oakland Raiders where he will make a guaranteed $13 million.

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