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James Jones Optimistic on Aaron Rodgers' Return to Packers

Devon Platana
Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones is optimistic that Aaron Rodgers and the organization can repair their relationship.
Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones is optimistic that Aaron Rodgers and the organization can repair their relationship. / Dylan Buell/Getty Images
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The football world was shocked last week when it was reported that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't want to return to the team in 2021. The 37-year-old signal-caller has reportedly been growing frustrated with the organization, whether that's because of roster decisions or the fact that he has yet to be traded.

Any time a feud between a star athlete and organization becomes public, the general notion is that the relationship may be beyond repair.

Well, former Green Bay wideout James Jones is optimistic about the situation. He appeared on Thursday's NFL Now to discuss the situation, saying that he thinks the two sides will work things out.

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Not many people know Rodgers than Jones does. The former wideout was Rodgers' teammate for eight seasons, including when the Packers won Super Bowl 45. Jones told NFL Now that he talks to the Green Bay QB "all the time" and that he doesn't believe that he was the one to leak these rumors.

"So, when the organization side of it comes into place and you talk about him [Rodgers] and the GM and the head coach working together, I think it's fixable. I think they'll be able to get that stuff done."

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It's obviously tough to verify who is telling the truth in these situations, but Packers fans would love if Jones' optimism resulted in Rodgers staying with the team.


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