Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson Needs to Offer James Jones a Long-Term Deal

January 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

What separates a good NFL team from a great NFL team is the number of playmakers on both sides of the ball.  The Green Bay Packers have a number of them.
Recognition and confidence for Green Bay's leader on offense, Aaron Rodgers, has been a gradual but steady process over the past three seasons since he took the helm.  If there was any doubt among football fans as to #12 being a bona fide elite National Football League quarterback, it was buried last Saturday night along with the Atlanta Falcon's postseason march.  
Clearly evident in that lopsided match was the fact Rodgers had multiple options on where to throw the ball.
Green Bay's four top receivers, Greg Jennings, Donald Driver, James Jones and Jordy Nelson, had at least four catches and 75 yards each.
What makes this group so potent and difficult to defend is they are all fast, very physical and run precision routes.  It's these precision routes that helped Rodgers look spectacular while r...

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