By BOB McGINN
If the Green Bay Packers hope to turn their .500 season into a memorable one they’re going to have to stop protecting Aaron Jones and ride him as far as he can take them.
Running backs like Jamaal Williams are disposable. Running backs like Jones are invaluable.
Nevertheless, there comes a time when an employer must ask more of an employee even if it turns out to be for short-term gain. They call it the Not For Long league, anyway, and if Jones breaks down the Packers always can say it was worth it to save a season in an attempt to reach the playoff...
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