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James Jones rocks his hoodie on SportsCenter

Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones began wearing a hoodie underneath his uniform as the weather got colder this season, but apparently he wears the sweatshirt for more than just warmth. During an appearance on SportsCenter Sunday, Jones was rocking a hoodie underneath his suit. James Jones is wearing his hoodie underneath a suit jacket on SportsCenter pic.twitter.com...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

10 unheralded NFL players set to make major impacts in the divisional playoffs

The Wild Card Round saw the likes of the Pittsburgh Steelers running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and Green Bay Packers pass rusher Mike Neal step up with their teams facing possible elimination.It's a story we see every postseason. A few players become household names after performing at a high clip when it matters the most. Anyone remember Malcolm Butler?Don't expect this to change...
Via Yardbarker
28 days ago  |  Discuss

James Jones calls his hoodie ‘a good luck charm’

    Whenever he’s battling opposing secondaries and extending plays for Aaron Rodgers in the blistering cold, Packers wide receiver James Jones in his hooded sweatshirt is an impossible sight to miss. The hoodie first blessed us with its presence in a mid-November game against the Vikings, with Jones wearing it under his jersey, claiming it to be a safeguard against the frigid...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings Daily Plays: NFL Divisional Round

As usual, the amount of fantasy points scored throughout the playoffs is significantly lower than during the regular season. The core reason for such a change is the amount of actual points scored in playoff games, as 11 of the 12 playoff teams make up the top 13 in defensive points allowed per game. The lack of offensive production makes it difficult, but simple to pick a...
Via The Sports Quotient
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The most dangerous playmakers remaining in the NFL playoffs

The best weekend of the NFL playoffs is here. While the conference championship games and Super Bowl have higher stakes, the divisional round is the last time we’ll be seeing two NFL playoff games on Saturday and Sunday for a while. So, which guys will make the biggest plays for each team? That’s who we’re looking at now. Here’s another way of looking at it. If the underdog...
Via Sportsnaut
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

10 unheralded NFL players set to impact Wild Card Weekend

With the NFL playoffs set to start, there are a ton of previously unknown players looking to help their teams advance past the Wild Card round.From a veteran receiver in Green Bay who must step up for his Hall of Fame quarterback to a pass rusher in Houston who's finally found a way to perform like a first-round pick, it looks like some of these unheralded players are prepared to...
Via Yardbarker
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

JJ Worth Bringing Back

You can make an argument that James Jones has been one of the Packers’ four best players on offense this season. And while that says plenty about the state of things on that side of the ball, it also says something about the veteran wide receiver. Signed in early September after being released by the Giants, Jones has caught 50 passes for 890 yards and eight touchdowns through...
Via Packers Notes
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

James Jones Might Be Best Week 17 Fantasy Option, Still Not Reliable

We'll use a simple rating scale for each player, grading each from A-F. An "A" is a must start, "B" is a recommended start, "C" is a "if needed start", "D" is don't start and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week. Wide Receiver: James Jones - C The last time Jones played the Vikings he went for over 100 yards and a score on six catches.  Maybe...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Get James Jones Out of Your Fantasy Lineup in Week 15

(Image: acmepackingcompany.com)   We'll use a simple rating scale for each player, grading each from A-F. An "A" is a must start, "B" is a recommended start, "C" is a "if needed start", "D" is don't start and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week. Wide Receiver: James Jones - D Jones is still the on the field for the Packers, which...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from Thursday’s loss to the Bears

During the third quarter of Green Bay’s loss to Chicago, the Packers quarterback chased down an errant shotgun snap and was tackled by Bears LB Lamarr Houston. Rodgers immediately clutched his left hand as he jogged off the field. Rodgers finished the game but didn’t look 100% healthy. Wide Receiver James Jones didn’t catch any of the six passes thrown his way a week after...
Via cover32
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC North Notebook: What's wrong with the Packers?

The month of November was a nightmare for the Green Bay Packers. They entered the month undefeated and exited with four losses.Green Bay's offense was unusually impotent in November. The Packers averaged only 17 points per game in losses to Denver, Carolina, Detroit and Chicago."We're not even being effective enough anywhere near our potential, I think," Packers quarterback Aaron...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

One Play Typifies Problems

The Packers, trailing the Bears 17-13, had a second and goal at the 8-yard line with 43 seconds left in the game. If any one play is a perfect example of why the offense has been struggling for the past 6 weeks, here it is:   OK, let’s break the play down and analyze the myriad of problems. 1. The formation is as predictable as the sun rising and setting. For the 59th time in...
Via Packers Notes
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Not even Aaron Rodgers can fix the Packers' broken O-line

The most awkward truth of the 2015 season was available for all to see to finish off the NFL’s Thanksgiving slate on Thursday night. The Green Bay Packers—a team quarterbacked by two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers—are wholly inadequate at throwing the football and playing productive offense. On a night the Packers retired Brett Favre’s No. 4 and welcomed home Hall of Fame...
Via The Sports Daily
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Early Bird Breakdown Thanksgiving Special: Chicago Bears @ Green Bay Packers

Early Bird Breakdown Thanksgiving Special: Chicago Bears @ Green Bay Packers Hello and welcome to Early Bird Breakdown on this Thanksgiving. Before we dive into the breakdown, we need to have an appetizer of last week’s recap: The Recap: Last week the Packers began to play a more complete game and came away with a pretty easy over the Vikings. Eddie Lacy looked fresher and was...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 12 Projection: Green Bay Packers WR James Jones

James Jones was picked up just ahead of the 2015 NFL seasons opening kickoff and the Green Bay Packers have to be very happy that they brought him on board. He has been a go-to target for Aaron Rodgers and while he has had his share of struggles is still a threat to come through with big games at any given time. One of those times was this past week against the Minnesota Vikings...
Via Sports-Glory
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Best and the Wurst: Packers @ Vikings

The Best and the Wurst is a weekly series wherein I highlight just a few of the things that stuck out to me in last week’s game.  They are not only or merely the best or wurst players overall, but are merely observations from the game.  Sometimes the considerations aren’t even players at all, but play calls, incidents, or various nonsense.       Datone Jones: Man, Datone...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Jones tiptoes sideline to complete 27-yard TD catch

The Green Bay Packers needed a closer during the fourth quarter of their Week 11 matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. That's when they turned to veteran wide receiver James Jones, who has come through with big plays for the Packers all season.With less than three minutes left to play, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers found Jones open in the end zone. Rodgers delivered a strike, but...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers pick apart Vikings, 30-13

MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers threw for 212 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Datone Jones had two of Green Bay's six sacks and the Packers stopped a three-game losing streak with a convincing 30-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday to pull even in the NFC North race.James Jones had six catches for 109 yards and a score, Eddie Lacy rushed for a season-high 100 yards on 22...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers pick apart Vikings, 30-13

MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers threw for 212 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Datone Jones had two of Green Bay's six sacks and the Packers stopped a three-game losing streak with a convincing 30-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday to pull even in the NFC North race. James Jones had six catches for 109 yards and a score, Eddie Lacy rushed for a season-high 100 yards on 22...
Via Fox Sports North
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

James Jones wears hoodie in Minnesota and it is legal

    Those watching Sunday’s game between the Vikings and Packers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota probably noticed something unusual sticking out the back of James Jones’ jersey. Yes, the Green Bay wide receiver was wearing a hoodie underneath his jersey for the game. Jones wearing the hoodie led to questions about whether or not it was legal given that it’s so uncommon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

A hoodie under an NFL uniform? Really, James Jones?

The Green Bay Packers are supposed to be the kings of the north, impervious to cold and all that.But a trip even farther north – to TCF Bank Field in Minneapolis, while the Minnesota Vikings work on their new domed stadium scheduled to open next season – included a when’s-the-last-time-you’ve-seen-this fashion statement from Packers receiver James Jones.A hoodie.Underneath...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy taking a more hands on approach with offense

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said that in the wake of the team's three game losing streak and struggles on offense, he's been more involved in the day to day planning with the unit. "Everybody's job description is exactly the same as it was when we put it together in the spring," McCarthy said, via JSOnline.com. "I move from room to room and I try to be as resourceful as...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Look Forward, Not Back with James Jones' Fantasy Stock

(Photo: Sporting News)   Pro Football Spot rating scale: Grades run from A+ to F, An "A" is a must start, "B" is a recommended start, "C" is a "if needed start", "D" is don't start and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week. Wide Receiver: James Jones - D+ Jones is a guy many, myself included, saw as a great pickup over the first...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones on struggling Packers: ‘We’re not making plays’

Losers of three straight games, the Green Bay Packers and their struggling offense can’t seem to find the answers needed to get a once promising season back on track. Receiver James Jones provided a simple but realistic reason for why the Packers—who scored just 16 points in a loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday—can’t get anything going with an offense led by reigning...
Via The Sports Daily
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodgers and Receivers Not On the Same Page

You name a part of the Green Bay Packers offense and you’ve named something that isn’t working at the moment. Poor offensive line play, Rodgers missing open receivers, Lacy’s running woes, a lack of speed in the receiving corps, etc. It’s all been mentioned across the Packers blogosphere for the past month or so. One thing that hasn’t received quite as much attention,...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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