Report: Packers plan to sit Aaron Jones vs. Texans

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Packers running back Aaron Jones said Friday he was “confident” he could play through a calf strain.” data-reactid=”16″>Packers running back Aaron Jones said Friday he was “confident” he could play through a calf strain.

The Packers, though, aren’t expected to push Jones.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="That’s the word from Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette who reports that the team’s “plan is for Jones to not play” Sunday against the Texans.” data-reactid=”22″>That’s the word from Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette who reports that the team’s “plan is for Jones to not play” Sunday against the Texans.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Packers promoted running back Dexter Williams from the practice squad Saturday as cover in case Jones can’t go. Jones did make the trip with the team to Houston.” data-reactid=”23″>The Packers promoted running back Dexter Williams from the practice squad Saturday as cover in case Jones can’t go. Jones did make the trip with the team to Houston.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Jamaal Williams and AJ Dillon would take on the bulk of the work without Jones. Williams has 46 touches for 261 touches this season, and Dillon, the team’s 2020 second-round choice, has 13 touches for 65 yards.” data-reactid=”24″>Jamaal Williams and AJ Dillon would take on the bulk of the work without Jones. Williams has 46 touches for 261 touches this season, and Dillon, the team’s 2020 second-round choice, has 13 touches for 65 yards.

Jones, of course, has served as the workhorse this season with 93 touches for 550 yards and seven total touchdowns.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Report: Packers plan to sit Aaron Jones vs. Texans originally appeared on Pro Football Talk” data-reactid=”26″>Report: Packers plan to sit Aaron Jones vs. Texans originally appeared on Pro Football Talk

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