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Tagged: Aaron Jones (91 Results)

Factoid: Josh Jacobs

I've seen some debate regarding the Packers' signing of Josh Jacobs. Some think they should have just stuck with Aaron Jones, who finished strong (and was a fan-favorite). Others think Jacobs, who averaged just 3.5 yards per carry last year, is washed-up from all the touches over the years, even at just 26 years old.   more »

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Factoid: Oldies but goodies

If we wind the clock back to Halloween, it would be reasonable to wonder if Aaron Jones and Dalvin Cook were right at the end of the road. Both are older backs, and neither was doing much at that time. But they showed on Saturday that they have a little something left.  more »

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Around the NFL: Sunday Night Football Takeaways

If you’re the general manager for the Vikings, it shouldn’t be too difficult of a decision to see that Kirk Cousins should be the starter for 2024. The quarterback play for the Vikings is not great. It would be a waste to miss the window in which you have Justin Jefferson, Jordan Addison, and TJ Hockenson. The Packers, however, look great and they are a young team.  more »

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Sep
27

Packers optimistic on WR Watson, RB Jones for TNF

Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said on Tuesday that he is “cautiously optimistic” that running back AARON JONES will be available for Thursday night’s game against the Detroit Lions.More When asked about wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON, LaFleur said that “I like his mindset”. Watson had said previously that he plans to play against Detroit. Despite the optimism, LaFleur insisted that both players still needed to be cleared before Thursday. Both Jones and Watson have been dealing with hamstring issues. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Sep
26

Packers RB Jones, WR Watson iffy ahead of TNF

The Green Bay Packers released an estimated injury report on Monday, ahead of Thursday night’s game against the Detroit Lions. Unfortunately for the Packers, two of their key offensive weapons remainMore iffy for the showdown against Detroit. Wide receiver CHRISTAIN WATSON was listed as a DNP (did not participate), while running back AARON JONES was listed as limited. Both players are dealing with hamstring injuries and will need to be monitored in the days ahead. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
22

Packers RB Jones practices, WR Watson sits on Thursday

Green Bay Packers running back AARON JONES practiced on Thursday for the first time since suffering a hamstring injury during the team’s season opener against the Chicago Bears. Jones’ return toMore the practice field opens the door to him playing on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Meanwhile, Packers wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON did not practice on Thursday after returning for a limited session on Wednesday. Watson reportedly just had a day of rest, but his status remains uncertain for Sunday’s game against the Saints. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
21

Packers WR Watson, RB Jones to play vs. Saints?

If fantasy owners shook their Magic 8 Ball and asked if Green Bay Packers wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON and running back AARON JONES will play on Sunday against the New OrleansMore Saints, the response would likely come back as “outlook hazy, try again”. The Packers released their first injury report on Wednesday and Jones did not play while Watson was limited. Both players are dealing with hamstring injuries that caused them to miss last Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

The Sunday morning injury updates are coming in, and there have been developments, but not exactly surprises. The biggest ones involve the Packers, with their key questionable guys not expected to play.   more »

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Sep
15

Packers WR Watson, RB Jones miss another practice

Green Bay Packers wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON and running back AARON JONES missed practice on Thursday as both playmakers continue to deal with hamstring injuries. Watson and Jones also missed practiceMore on Wednesday. Watson missed the team’s season opener against the Bears due to his hamstring issue, while Jones injured his hamstring in the game against Chicago. Fantasy owners will likely need to monitor the status for both players up until gametime unless the team provides a definitive update prior. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
14

Packers offense continues to deal with injuries

The Green Bay Packers released the team’s first injury report of Week #2 on Wednesday, leaving fantasy owners with some concerns. Running back AARON JONES and wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON bothMore missed Wednesday’s practice while dealing with respective hamstring issues. Wide receiver ROMEO DOUBS was limited on Wednesday with, you guessed it – a hamstring issue – but he played through the issue in the season opener and scored two touchdowns. Fantasy owners will want to keep an eye on the Packers’ injury report as the week progresses. Less

Source: Team Blog

Feb
20

Packers RB Jones restructures contract

Green Bay running back AARON JONES restructured his contract with the team to help save salary cap dollars and remain with the Packers heading into the upcoming 2023 NFL season. TheMore 29-year-old Jones could have rejected the pay cut and probably been released into the open market, but he ultimately decided it was best to stick with the Packers. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Around the NFL: AJ Dillon

The Packers worked out a restructured deal Aaron Jones this week. That's nice for him and the Green Bay offense, but it's not great news for those hoping for a breakout 2023 for AJ Dillon. Will be tough for him to put up big numbers with Jones around.   more »

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Jan
17

Packers expect RB Jones to return in 2023

Green Back Packers GM Brian Gutekunst said recently that there is no doubt in his mind that running back AARON JONES will remain on the roster for the 2023 season. JonesMore is currently slated to have a salary cap hit of more than $20 million for 2023, making him by far the league’s most expensive player at his position next season. While Jones will be expensive, it sounds like the Packers plan on keeping him around. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: September 16 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 2 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »

Ask the Experts: Which Week 1 dud will bounce back?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which Week 1 dud will turn things around the rest of the way?  more »

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