MCL injury to sideline Aaron Jones 3-6 weeks

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The good news, however, is that Aaron Jones' knee injury is less serious than many initially feared.

Jones left Sunday's win over the Chicago Bears after a 6-yard run during the first quarter. The team announced he would miss the remainder of the game. Thankfully, that presumption was premature, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Jones had three carries for 12 yards and one catch for zero yards in the Packers' 23-16 victory at Solider Field in Chicago. Montgomery is the team's second-leading rusher with 273 yards on 71 carries (3.8-yard average). Jones rushed for 125 yards against the Dallas Cowboys on October 8, and outdid himself two weeks later in a loss to the New Orleans Saints by gaining 131 yards on the ground via 17 carries.

Depending on the severity of Montgomery's injury, the Packers may need to make a roster move at running back.

The Packers also lost running back Ty Montgomery to a rib injury in the first half. With Aaron Jones already removed from the game due to a knee injury, Jamaal Williams stepped in as the lead back and took 20 carries for 67 yards.

Williams, who handled the workload on Sunday, will likely be the starter next week when the Packers welcome in the Baltimore Ravens.

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