Aaron Jones will officially be staying with the Green Bay Packers. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported early this morning that the Packers and Jones’ agents, Drew Rosenhaus and Ryan Matha, agreed to an $11 million salary for 2023, including a $8.25 million signing bonus.
A resolution: Instead of being released, Aaron Jones will be staying in Green Bay this season after the Packers and his agents, Drew Rosenaus and Ryan Matha, reached agreement on an $11 million salary for the 2023 season that includes an $8.52 million signing bonus. pic.twitter.com/QHIkiqTove
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 17, 2023
Jones is coming off of a 2022 season that saw him play in all 17 games while rushing for a career-high 1,121 yards. He had two rushing touchdowns and five receiving touchdowns on the year.
Jones was due to have a salary cap hit of over $20 million in 2023. That will no longer be the case as Jones’ new salary is a substantial pay cut. He wanted to stay with the Packers.
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Aside from their divisional opponents (Vikings, Lions, and Bears), whom they place twice, the Packers play the Saints, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Chargers, and Rams at home in 2023. They’ll travel on the road to face the Falcons, Panthers, Broncos, Raiders, Giants, and Steelers.
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