Aaron Rodgers wants Aaron Jones mentioned in MVP conversation

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The Packers stopped Christian McCaffrey just short of the end zone on the final play of the game in Green Bay’s 24-16 victory.

McCaffrey scored one touchdown Sunday, his 14th of the season, but Packers running back Aaron Jones had three, giving him 14 for the season.

Aaron Rodgers wants his running back to get some MVP love now.

“I know Christian is a very talented player, and he’s been mentioned in the MVP race, so maybe it’s time to start talking about Aaron Jones,” Rodgers said, via Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press Gazette.

McCaffrey, though, has Kyle Allen as his quarterback. Jones has Rodgers, who almost annually is in the MVP conversation.

McCaffrey also has 233 touches for 1,385 yards this season, including 185 carries for 989 yards. Jones has 170 touches for 943 yards, including 135 rushes for 589 yards.

McCaffrey has scored 38.2 percent of his team’s points. Jones has scored 33.6 percent of his.

More than likely, if history holds, neither has much of a chance to win the MVP award. It more often than not goes to a quarterback.

Adrian Peterson was the last running back to win the official AP MVP award, taking it in 2012.

Rodgers has a better shot to win the MVP award than either McCaffrey or Jones.

McCaffrey, though, does have a shot at the offensive player of the year award. Jones would have to catch up in scrimmage yards to enter that conversation.

30 responses to “Aaron Rodgers wants Aaron Jones mentioned in MVP conversation

  1. The only way Jones can be mentioned as an MVP is if he replaces Ewwin Wawgers and puts on a QB Halloween Costume. It works in Baltimore when beating winless teams.

  2. Aaron Rodgers wants Aaron Jones mentioned in MVP conversation
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    With just two(2) 100yd rushing games in 10 games, I DON’T THINK SO!

  3. nagyisterrible says:
    November 10, 2019 at 9:47 pm
    Jones only has good games against crap defenses. Let me know when he can wear down a defense like CMAC does. He can’t because he isn’t a workhorse. He’s fragile.

    8 10 Rate This

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    116 yards and a TD against the 8th ranked D

    107 yards and 4 TDs against the 6th ranked D

    2 TDs against the 4th ranked D.

    You were saying?????

  4. nagyisterrible says:
    November 10, 2019 at 9:47 pm
    Jones only has good games against crap defenses. Let me know when he can wear down a defense like CMAC does. He can’t because he isn’t a workhorse. He’s fragile.

    Tap the brakes. CMAC didn’t do much against a crap defense tonight, let alone wear them down.

  5. PFTknowit says:
    November 10, 2019 at 10:11 pm

    Tap the brakes. CMAC didn’t do much against a crap defense tonight, let alone wear them down.
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    He had 108 rushing and 141 total yards, that’s not doing much?

  6. 116 yards and a TD against the 8th ranked D
    107 yards and 4 TDs against the 6th ranked D
    2 TDs against the 4th ranked D.

    2 TDs in a game where he had 19 yards rushing. Give me a break clown. Jones isn’t even the best running back on his team.

  7. Honestly, after a wild day in the NFL today, picking a particular player as MVP is like picking the 2 of Clubs as MVP in a game of poker.

    News flash Aaron, your team is still in adjustment. Your the stop gap before the team moves on to the QB of their future. You have your 1 ring. Be grateful.

  8. Realistically, Aaron Jones has no legitimate shot at being included in the MVP conversation.

    I love him and what he brings to the team, slippery between tackles an absolute beast in the passing game, and a fierce blocker, but he just doesn’t get the touches one needs from that position for consideration.

    Also, there are a few other backs that are just better rushers who will always get more publicity and gain more favor, but I’m more than happy with the whole back we have.
    He definitely has the talent to help carry this team in the post season, and in the end, that’s what’s truly important.

    This article is just another classic example of how Aaron Rodgers champions his teammates.
    And it’s another clear reason why they love him.

  9. Good grief, I’m a Packers fan, mired in the wilds of the Twin Cities, surrounded by Vikings rubes, and even I can see Cook has a better case than either one of them.

  10. Not even close on being the top back let alone being in MVP candidate. Lamar Jackson would even beat him as a running back, oh and he throws the ball to ShAaron.

  11. Cook has 991 yards rushing & 424 receiving for a total of 1,415 with 10 TDs. McCaffrey has 989 yards rushing & 396 receiving totalling 1,385 along with 14 TDs.
    Aaron Jones has 589 yards rushing & 354 receiving for 943 with 14 TDs. His TOTAL yards don’t even equal Cook or McCaffrey’s rushing yards. He’s 13th in rushing (even Lamar Jackson has more rushing yards than A Jones). Sorry, but he’s not even close to being in any sort of MVP discussion. But I will acknowledge he’s the best player named Aaron on the Packers.

  12. Running away with the division is likely to put multiple candidates into the MVP conversation.

    Behold the awesomeness of the 13 time world champion Green Bay Packers.

  13. The real question Aaron Rodgers and the rest of us should be asking is why someone as talented as Aaron Jones is in a full on time split with the extremely average Jamaal Williams?
    When this was happening under the last coach I just thought it was the coaching staff, it’s still happening under a new staff and no one can explain why.

  14. conormacleod says:
    November 10, 2019 at 11:44 pm

    Waste of words. Just silliness. AR should shut his yapper.
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    Well, Rodgers was going to offer him some kind of whiny apology, but thought it was better to be a leader instead.

  15. AR is seriously off point. AJ has a whopping total of 589 yds this year. Whoopie. Sunday’s game was his season high at 93. Whoopie. With 6 games left he has to average 68.6 per game to break 1K by 1. Not betting on that. Especially if he gets injured. MVP, who’s kidding who.

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