James Jones Announces Retirement at Age 33; Will Join NFL Network


GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 11:  James Jones #89 of the Green Bay Packers runs the football in for a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams in the third quarter on a 65 yard pass from quarterback  Aaron Rodgers #12 at Lambeau Field on October 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

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Former Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones officially retired Wednesday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. 

The 33-year-old spent nine years in the NFL, most recently appearing in a game for the Packers in 2015.

In his personal release, he noted that he was offered a position with NFL Network, saying he will “take my talents into broadcasting.”

Jones spent the first seven years of his career in Green Bay after being selected as a third-round pick in the 2007 draft. He joined the Oakland…

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