Jones (knee) practiced fully Tuesday. Typically, Jones has had some sort of limitation for the first practice of the week ever since he hurt his knee in Week 10. With the benefit of the Packers' first-round bye, though, he was able to handle every rep during Tuesday's session. Jones and AJ Dillon both seem 100 percent as the team prepares for Saturday's divisional-round game against the 49ers.
Jones (knee) practiced Wednesday, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. Jones' participation in practice is a solid sign that he would have played in the team's Week 18 loss to the Lions if the Packers hadn't already clinched the NFC's No. 1 seed prior to the contest. As is, Jones sat out for just the second time all season, and he's now on track to return for a divisional-round matchup against either the Rams, Cardinals, 49ers or Eagles, depending on what happens in the wild-card round.
Jones (knee) is listed as inactive Sunday at Detroit, Mike Spofford of the Packers official site reports. Jones has been tending to a knee injury that forced him to sit out Week 11 at Minnesota. While he's been able to play in the meantime and again was limited in practice during Week 18 prep, the Packers won't take any chances with their No. 1 running back, allowing him two weeks to rest up before the team's playoff opener in the divisional round. With Jones on the sideline, AJ Dillon and Patrick Taylor are the available options out of Green Bay's backfield in the regular-season finale.
Jones (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports. Coach Matt LaFleur said he'll play his starters, including QB Aaron Rodgers, who has dealt with an injury of his own throughout the second half of the season. Jones, of course, plays a more physically demanding position, and the Packers have a well established history of being careful with his workloads. It thus seems unlikely that he'd see more than a dozen or so touches this week, but it shouldn't be shocking if he suits up and takes some snaps, given that he's played in each game since Week 11. The Packers and Lions are part of the early slate of games this Sunday, scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff.
Jones (knee) was limited at Thursday's practice. After having his reps capped at Wednesday's walkthrough, Jones maintained that activity level in the Packers' second session of Week 18 preparations. If precedent is any indication, he'll ditch his designation entirely for a fifth consecutive week upon the release of the team's final injury report Friday. During the preceding four-game stretch, Jones compiled 53 touches for 328 yards from scrimmage and three TDs, while fellow running back AJ Dillon tallied 51 touches for 245 total yards and three scores of his own.
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