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Packers’ Aaron Jones to miss 1-2 weeks with MCL sprain

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (33) leaves the field injured in the third quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during their football game Sunday, November 14, 2021, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

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Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (33) leaves the field injured in the third quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during their football game Sunday, November 14, 2021, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Apc Packvsseattle 1114211318djp

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones has a mild medial collateral ligament sprain in his right knee and is expected to miss one to two weeks, ESPN and NFL Network reported Monday.

Jones, 26, had an MRI on Monday to confirm the severity of the injury, per the reports.

Jones suffered the injury in Sunday’s victory over the Seattle Seahawks. He was injured with just more than a minute remaining in the third quarter after a tackle by Seattle’s Bobby Wagner.

He needed to be helped off the field and did not return. Jones had 25 yards rushing and 61 yards receiving when he left the game.

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A.J. Dillon replaced Jones in the backfield and scored two rushing touchdowns.

On the season, Jones has 541 yards rushing and another 298 yards receiving on 37 catches. He has a combined seven touchdowns.

–Field Level Media