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LaFleur: Aaron Jones’ injury doesn’t appear to be ‘long term’

Packers RB Aaron Jones suffered an injury in Week 11. Here are the latest updates and fantasy football impact.

Aaron Jones #33 of the Green Bay Packers runs the ball during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium on November 12, 2023 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Perry Knotts/Getty Images

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones got bent awkwardly when getting tackled by the Los Angeles Chargers, and he remained down on the field clutching his knee. Two trainers eventually helped him off the field, and they took him right into the medical tent.

Jones had struggled to get into a rhythm on Sunday. Before the injury, he had four carries for 14 yards and added three yards on one reception. While he is sidelined, backup running back AJ Dillon will get the bulk of the work as the Packers look to put up some points before heading into halftime.

Jones has missed four games already this season. His early absence stemmed from a hamstring injury that he wasn’t able to shake-off.

Aaron Jones injury updates

Update: Some good news, as head coach Matt LaFleur told reporters that he doesn’t think Jones’ injury is long term, per Rob Demovsky.

Update: Jones has been ruled OUT for the remainder of the game.

Update: The Packers say that Jones is questionable to return and confirm that it is a knee injury for the running back.

Update: Jones is being carted to the locker room.