Aaron Jones is an impressive young man. The Green Bay Packers’ third-year running back has been electric on the field, and he appears to be a humble, respectful person off of it. Although he does have a two-game suspension for marijuana use on his NFL record, missing the opening pair of games in 2018, Jones seems to be doing everything right in learning from that situation and focusing on the right things.
For that reason, Packers fans should look forward to this fall, when Jones will be revealing more of his personality. As the new host of a weekly show about the team, the 24-year-old will open up to the fans to a degree that he has not had a chance to previously.
In addition, however, his on-field contributions should be expanding as well in 2019. Under head coach Matt LaFleur, the Packers plan to use their running backs more in the passing game than they had previously, and Jones should be an ideal fit for that approach.
Healthy offseason a big help for Lane Taylor | Packers.com
Taylor had a rough season in 2018, but hopefully a full spring of reps in the new offense helps the Packers' left guard get back to being a quality player up front.
New Packers offense will prioritize RBs in the passing game | Packers Wire
We've written about Matt LaFleur's love of pass-catching running backs in the past, and both Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams have demonstrated good receiving chops in their first two years. Now it's time for the two to crank that up another notch.
Packers running back Aaron Jones to host Clubhouse Live | Appleton Post Crescent
Jones will also be expanding his off-the-field role with the team, serving as the player host for the weekly show that airs on Mondays during the season.
Aaron Rodgers, Matt LaFleur among top NFL training camp storylines | SI.com
Oh good, yet another story on the "relationship" issue from a national writer.
6 NFL teams that’d look different with no Eli Manning-Philip Rivers trade - SBNation.com
The Saints got the best part of the trade, getting to acquire Drew Brees. Meanwhile, even if the trade hadn't happened and Eli sat out until the 2005 draft, the Packers probably would have still ended up with Aaron Rodgers anyway.
McLaren driver only had car for 10 minutes before ticket, impound: police | CTV News
Granted, if I bought a McLaren I'd want to put its engine to the test. But maybe wait more than a few minutes before getting yourself pulled over.