Found June 13, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: James Jones
TEAMS: Green Bay Packers
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Getty Images According to Lance Zierlein of the Houston Chronicle, there are rumors around the league that the Green Bay Packers might be interested in trading wide receiver James Jones. Zierlein brought up the fact that Jones would be a nice fit for the Texans, since they could use some depth at the receiver position. It would make sense for the Packers to deal Jones, since they’re already loaded at the receiver position and he seemed to have problems with dropping passes last season. In the end, I could only see the Packers getting a fourth or fifth round pick in return for Jones.
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