Published: Mon, December 04, 2017
Sports | By Spencer Underwood

Latest Injury Update on Packers Running Back Aaron Jones

Latest Injury Update on Packers Running Back Aaron Jones

The Packers ended a two-game losing streak to move to 6-6 on the season, and Brett Hundley improved to 2-4 as a starter in Rodgers' absence.

Rodgers returned to practice on Saturday for the first time since getting hurt on October 15 at Minnesota. He has made it clear he will return only if he's healthy and "it would make sense". The Bucs never saw the ball in the extra period.

Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams stretches out for the 1-yard touchdown Sunday against Tampa Bay at Lambeau Field.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to practice on Saturday in hopes of getting back into the lineup to aid in the Green Bay Packers' desperate playoff push. But with Williams needing a rest, Jones entered the game and scored the game-winner.

"When you can grind it out and do things a different way and your team's successful. we're a better team today, not only because we won the game but how we won", coach Mike McCarthy said.

Winston fumbled on a sack by Kenny Clark in the second quarter.

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The Green Bay Packers faced off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 13 of the 2017 National Football League season.

It was one of seven sacks on the day for the Packers, with Clay Matthews leading the pass rush with 2 1/2.

Green Bay Packers DE Dean Lowry returns a strip sack fumble from Tampa Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston 62 yards for a touchdown during Sunday's matchup.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson (foot) is active for Week 13 against the Green Bay Packers. Even though he is returning fellow rookie running back Jamal Williams is expected to start and get the majority of the carries. Making his sixth start with Rodgers sidelined with a broken collarbone, Hundley completed 13-of-22 passes for 84 yards and one interception. Justin Evans made the pick. He was whistled for an illegal forward pass on the next play, but the mistakes were erased by his second touchdown pass to Brate on third-and-11 for a 20-17 lead with 6:02 left in regulation.

Bucs running back Peyton Barber had 23 carries for 102 yards and four catches for 41 yards. But the defense couldn't hold up in overtime for the last-place Buccaneers (4-8).

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