Packers: Reasons for and against franchise-tagging Aaron Jones


The Green Bay Packers have a big decision to make in the next couple of days.

Should they franchise tag Aaron Jones? GM Brian Gutekunst said they’d be open to doing so if it was in the best interest of the team.

The deadline to use the franchise tag is on Tuesday. Time is running out to make a big decision. If Jones isn’t franchise-tagged, he’ll be free to sign elsewhere when free agency begins in a couple of weeks.

With that in mind, let’s look at reasons for and against franchise-tagging Jones.

Reasons for

When it comes to winning the Super Bowl, the Packers should have a sense of urgency. This team has reached the NFC Championship Game two years in a row but not quite had enough to go all the way.

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