With the Packers set to play on Thursday, a whole host of players took a day off on Monday.
Two of the worst teams in the conference fight it out tonight in prime time.
The veteran cornerback didn’t join the team until late September and he’s only just started playing, but Sunday showed how valuable he can be.
Under Mike McCarthy, the Packers have won far more than they have lost on Thursday night, but so has their opponent.
The Packers are 25th in special teams DVOA and have only finished in the top half of the league once in Zook’s tenure.
Raven Greene had a breakout game in relief of Kentrell Brice, while Jones continued to make his case for more work.
The Packers’ running back gave the kind of performance that fans have been expecting all year on Sunday.
Jones run all over the Miami defense, putting up 145 yards on 15 carries and finding the end zone twice.
The Packer linebacker is questionable to return.
The Packers extended their lead out to 28-12 in short order.
The Packers lost a starter and one of just four active safeties on the gameday roster in the first quarter.