Four TDs lift Aaron Jones to NFC offensive player of the week

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Packers head coach Matt LaFleur and quarterback Aaron Rodgers each had positive things to say about their offense’s trajectory after last Sunday’s win over the Cowboys and the play of Aaron Jones helped lead to those feelings.

Jones ran for 107 yards and caught seven passes for 75 yards while scoring all four of the team’s touchdowns in a 34-24 victory. The four rushing scores tied a franchise record and left Jones with eight touchdowns on the season.

That equals his total from last year and the overall outing was enough to lead the NFL to make Jones the NFC offensive player of the week.

Jones will try to keep things rolling against the Lions on Monday night and anything close to his Week Five performance will serve the Packers well as they try to move to 5-1 on the year.

48 responses to “Four TDs lift Aaron Jones to NFC offensive player of the week

  1. First player ever to have four rushing touchdowns against the Cowboys in a single game. Well done sir. Who would have thought Packers vs Lions would be must-see TV?

  2. The Cowboys should really get some credit here. Pretty impressive defensive effort to let a second rate RB on a third rate team pop 4 TD’s. Best part is they will probably win the NFC East since there isn’t a decent team in that cupcake division.

  3. I feel like the Cowboys’ defense is going to lift a lot of players to the Offensive Player of Week this year.

  4. We have to give him credit, he did tote the rock after all, but, and I say this as a life long Packer fan, he is not a big guy, so we better not depend on him too much.

  5. As well as Jones played in Dallas I do hope Jamaal is back this week because having that other big back will help keep Jones fresh and healthy through this long season.

    #GoPackGo!🏈

  6. He had a 1.3.5 and 18 yard run. Only 18 yard one was anything to talk about. Will Fuller should have got it. Jones wasnt even talked about until this week with his weak 1.7 yard avg. He will fall back into obscurity soon.

  7. It’s a good thing Jones came to play against the Cowboys.

    Because Aaron threw 34 passes, couldn’t find the endzone with a searchlight and only had an 85 passer rating.

    Who would have thought that Rodgers would turn into a game manager after getting McCarthy fired.

  8. paul82461 says:
    October 9, 2019 at 9:51 am
    He had a 1.3.5 and 18 yard run. Only 18 yard one was anything to talk about. Will Fuller should have got it. Jones wasnt even talked about until this week with his weak 1.7 yard avg. He will fall back into obscurity soon.
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    Ahhhhhm, this is for NFC offensive player of the week, so, no….

  9. Nice that Jones got recognized, but yes, Christian McCaffery should have got the award…. the kid is a freakin ANIMAL…..Carolina would be NOTHING without him….. right now I’d give him the league MVP award in a landslide decision…. yeah, he IS THAT GOOD….. PERIOD.

  10. rogergoodellmyhero says:
    October 9, 2019 at 9:16 am
    It should be Tom Brady according to the Patriots homers….
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    Anyone else need a hug???

  11. scoops1 says:
    October 9, 2019 at 8:54 am
    cue the outrage from people saying McCaffrey Should have gotten it

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    Consider it “queued” yep CMC for the Panthers should’ve gotten player of the week bar none!!

  12. He had a good game. I hope he can keep it rolling and Rodgers can continue to click in the passing game. The Packers are the clear cut favorites for the division this year, and for years to come.

  13. freefromwhatyouare says:
    October 9, 2019 at 9:40 am
    As well as Jones played in Dallas I do hope Jamaal is back this week because having that other big back will help keep Jones fresh and healthy through this long season.

    #GoPackGo!🏈
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    Agreed, I believe it’s extremely important to get Jamaal back and moving forward.

    I have to say, I was a little concerned that the Packers turned to Tra Carson over Dexter Williams in the running game last week.
    There must still be some level of mistrust in Dexter’s overall game with the coaching staff.

    He was somewhat inconsistent during the preseason with his rushes and cuts, but I suspect pass protection was the real culprit.
    Protecting the QB is always a must with that position, something this kid’s going to have to really work on in the future.

  14. There is no way Jones should have got that award, with the monster games that McCaffrey and Cook had.

  15. paul82461 says:
    October 9, 2019 at 9:51 am
    He had a 1.3.5 and 18 yard run. Only 18 yard one was anything to talk about. Will Fuller should have got it. Jones wasnt even talked about until this week with his weak 1.7 yard avg. He will fall back into obscurity soon.
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    Ridiculous how people have to rip on a guy that gets an award that they feel was not deserved because their guy didn’t get it. Is it really that big a deal to you, Paul?? Does it make your life somehow worse because Fuller (which is an AFC player) didn’t get recognized?? Calm down and try not to be so angry. Jones is a quality player that had a good game. Geez.

  16. Congratulations to Jones for not only getting an Abe Lincoln (four scores), but for raising his yards per carry average from 3.3 to a robust 3.9.

    Too bad he had to embarrass himself and his team with that bush league waving bye-bye bit.

  17. Awww look, Rob/The Purple Stalker is calling Aaron Jones “bush league.”

    The insecurity and pain is showing way too much and you are trying way too hard for attention as always. If you knew the humble and respectful person that Aaron Jones is you would know how much of a clown you look right now.

    You don’t know the meaning of “bush league” if you honestly think that was it. Was Deion Sanders high stepping “bush league” to you? Some swagger in a player is a positive and good for the game.

    Please stop crying in public. We all feel sorry for you.

  18. >> Rob Brzezinski is a Magician says: Too bad he had to embarrass himself and his team with that bush league waving bye-bye bit. <<

    Jones only did that to upset Viking fans.
    Glad to see it worked.

  19. dfwhawkguy says:
    October 9, 2019 at 8:46 am
    The Cowboys should really get some credit here. Pretty impressive defensive effort to let a second rate RB on a third rate team pop 4 TD’s.

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    LOL. Bitter tears taste salty and delicious.

  20. How bout them Cowboys. Pretty soon their stadium will be playing the song, Mamas don’t let your babies grow up to be cowbys and the Dallas fans will cheer. Jerry Jones is breathing a sigh of relief that Dak Prescott did not sign his contract offer. If he is smart, he will withdraw that offer.

  21. gtodriver says:
    October 9, 2019 at 9:59 am

    Who would have thought that Rodgers would turn into a game manager after getting McCarthy fired.

    ++++

    Probably the same idiot who kept claiming he would never be the same after breaking his collarbone. Oh wait.

    Anyhow Aaron Rodgers has the perfect mindset to be a game manager and with the defensive talent Gute has provided will be able to succeed in that role until his contract expires. Thanks for playing…

  22. Anyhow Aaron Rodgers has the perfect mindset to be a game manager and with the defensive talent Gute has provided will be able to succeed in that role until his contract expires. Thanks for playing…
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    Are you talking about that 22nd ranked talent?

  23. Dalvin Cook and Aaron Jones both have a 5.1 yards per carry average for their careers.
    Their numbers are similar.

    But the Purples proclaim Cook is a Stud and Jones is a blind squirrel. The insecurity of rooting for a team that never won the Big One, I suppose.

  24. But the Purples proclaim Cook is a Stud and Jones is a blind squirrel. The insecurity of rooting for a team that never won the Big One, I suppose.
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    Actually it was the cheese eaters all off-season who claimed Jones was the best back in the NFCN and cook was 4th at best. Tell us, after 1 good game, is Jones the best back in the NFCN again like he was all offseason?

  25. @packerlies

    Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been the same since he broke his collarbone.

    Anyone that can’t admit that is living in denial.

    The only thing that is the same is his ego. That’s why he forced the Packers to actually pay him $80 MILLION in the first years of his new deal.

    And the Packers got 6 wins for that $80 MILLION…

  26. I have to chuckle, Watson throws for over 425 yards and 5 TDs, and little Aaron Jones runs for TDs of 1, 3 and 5 yards. The NFL loves their little baby.

  27. flviking says:
    October 9, 2019 at 12:45 pm
    I have to chuckle, Watson throws for over 425 yards and 5 TDs, and little Aaron Jones runs for TDs of 1, 3 and 5 yards. The NFL loves their little baby.
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    Um … are you aware that Watson plays in the AFC? Likely not.

  28. I enjoyed watching and listening to the enthusiasm and gratitude expressed by LaFleur over the ability of Rodgers to successfully call and complete audibles at critical junctures. Rodgers, in turn, loves where the offense LaFleur instituted is going. He was one happy guy. I think this damaged-beyond-repair dysfunctional aberration may work out just fine after all.

  29. gtodriver says:
    October 9, 2019 at 12:44 pm
    Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been the same since he broke his collarbone. Anyone that can’t admit that is living in denial. The only thing that is the same is his ego. That’s why he forced the Packers to actually pay him $80 MILLION in the first years of his new deal. And the Packers got 6 wins for that $80 MILLION…
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been the same since last year. He’s much better. Last year he was hindered with a broken bone in his leg, a restrictive knee brace for eight weeks, a strained hamstring for another two games, missed the last game in concussion protocol, and he STILL outperformed Kirk “Guaranteed” Cousins.

    When the Packers freely and clearly publicly announced their intention of compensating Rodgers at a level commensurate with his value to the team, they sure knew what they were doing. Rodgers remained silent throughout and let the process play out. He’s a true professional.

  30. boiler72 says:
    October 9, 2019 at 1:46 pm
    flviking says:
    October 9, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    I have to chuckle, Watson throws for over 425 yards and 5 TDs, and little Aaron Jones runs for TDs of 1, 3 and 5 yards. The NFL loves their little baby.
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    Um … are you aware that Watson plays in the AFC? Likely not.
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    Yeah this, this right here, made me chuckle!

  31. “The Vikings have a great…”

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    Why do you feel the need to come in EVERY Packers thread and cry openly about the Vikings?

    Try to not post on any SN in our threads for one day. It will be good therapy for you. I do pray you are under doctors care and he/she would agree with me.

    I bet you can’t do it. Prove me wrong.👍

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