James Jones to Chargers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

August 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After a strong 2015 season with the Green Bay Packers, wide receiver James Jones finally caught on with a new team Tuesday, after the San Diego Chargers announced a deal with the veteran wide receiver.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport was the first to report the news. ESPN's Josina Anderson later confirmed.
San Diego's decision to sign Jones came on the heels of Stevie Johnson suffering a torn meniscus that will require surgery, per NFL Network's Michael Silver.
When Jones returned to Green Bay prior to last year, he was coming off a disappointing campaign with the Oakland Raiders. Oakland cut him just one year into a three-year, $11.3 million deal, which reveals the extent to which he struggled. The New York Giants took a flier on Jones but cut him before the regular season began.
Back in the comfort of the Packers offense and with Aaron Rodgers throwing him passes, the 32-year-old had one of his best seasons ever. He caught 50 passes for 890 yards and eight touchdowns.<...

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