James Jones: Why the Green Bay Packers Should Seriously Consider Trading Him

September 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before I say anything, I just want to make it very clear that James Jones is a great player and athlete. The Packers would not have won the Super Bowl without him last year.
Jones had many opportunities to catch some easy touchdown passes that were gift-wrapped by Aaron Rodgers and failed, but he also made some beautiful touchdown catches as well. In fact, Greg Jennings was the only Packers receiver to have more touchdown receptions than Jones.
That aside, I don't believe it would be best to keep him.
The more I see of the Packers passing attack, the more convinced I become that Jones is expendable. And I was already convinced they ought to just let him walk.
Jones has been near invisible this season, with one reception in the preseason and only one reception in Green Bay's season opener against the New Orleans Saints.
If this kind of production continues, then the Packers should seriously consider trading him, and I feel that there are three key reasons why.
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