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Everybody has a story. The story of Green Bay wide receiver James Jones' early years is hard to wrap your brain around.
Homelessness started from birth and didn't end permanently until he was 15 years old. The awful state of having no place to call his own was interrupted here and there with help from family, friends and people who would later greatly influence Jones' life, a life filled with struggle, strides and now, true happiness.
"You never know what's going to happen. I didn't know I was going to make it to the NFL. But I just kept on fighting, kept pursing my dream,'' Jones said.
James and Tamika Jones' new baby, James Martell Lightning Jones, is eight days old when our FOX crew invades their modest Green Bay home. I have a cold so I keep my distance. I'm unable to take in all of the baby's features, but I do see little James has a head full of beautiful, black curly hair. After some back and forth in my head I know exactly how ...
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Aaron Rodgers had time and a nice throw to Jordy Nelson for a first down near midfield. Nelson, however, simply couldn't reel it in. Logan takes the punt return to the 37.
More flags fly. Personal foul on the Packers' Pat Lee for roughness. Lions start the drive with 30 seconds left on their
Aaron Rodgers delivers a quick strike to Brandon Saine, but then tosses a ball on third-and-3 that falls incomplete. Several flags fly at the end of the play.
Another roughness penalty on Ndamukong Suh. Automatic first down. Video replay clearly shows that Suh stepped on an opposing player.
Aaron Rodgers takes a shot gun snap and delivers to Ryan Grant for a gain of 11 yards. Third-and-4 coming up.
Part of me wants to dwell on the mistakes made by the Lions that cost them a shot against the Green Bay Packers. The other part of me simply wants to dismiss the 27-15 loss because the Packers are really that good.
Either way you look at the game, the facts are clear: the Lions had 11 penalties on top of three turnovers, all Matthew Stafford interceptions. The penalties, especially...
In leading the Packers to a 10-0 record, Rodgers is on pace to have the greatest statistical season by a quarterback in NFL history.
National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun would love to see Wisconsin corner the market on MVP Awards. His good friend Aaron Rodgers, quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, is having a phenomenal season of his own.
Green Bay Packers (10-0) at Detroit Lions (7-3)
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