Nov 17, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones (89) catches a pass against New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara (20) during the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Packers James Jones admits to playing in pain

At full strength, the Green Bay Packers employ one of the most talented offenses in the league. But missing Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb has put a severe damper on the Packers’ offense and now wide receiver James Jones admits he’s not fully healthy after suffering an early season knee injury.

Jones, who missed two games after the Ravens’ Courtney Upshaw leg whipped him has struggled since his return and finally admitted that some of those struggles are likely coming from the lingering pain:

“It’s getting better every week. It’s a process,” Jones said. “I have to play with a little pain. That’s football. Everybody on the team is playing with some pain. I have to play through it. That’s where that’s at. I’m fighting through it and trying to be the best player I can be to help my team win.”

In addition to the pain, Jones is also now playing with Scott Tolzien rather than the much more familiar Rodgers.

Jones has six catches in the past two weeks.

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