Green Bay Packers Appear to Be Trying to Keep WR James Jones

July 30, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After clearing close to $20M in cap space with releases and free agent departures, the Packers seem to have put a kink into the Minnesota Vikings plans to sign wide receiver James Jones.
Jones is one of the higher rated free agents at the position, along with players like Braylon Edwards and Malcom Floyd. Earlier in the week, it was reported that a deal had been reached between Jones and the Vikings. As the night turned into day without a conclusion, that story changed. It now appears that the Vikings had made an offer to Jones, but Jones had yet to accept and the Vikings were waiting on him.
It was reported today that the Vikings have now inked free agent receiver Michael Jenkins to a three-year deal. There is no word though if they have lost interest in Jones, but this too could be because Jones is reluctant to sign, if the Packers still want him.
With Packers QB Aaron Rodgers making the public statement earlier this week on ESPN 540 Milwaukee's Homer & Thunder sh...

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