James Jones retiring as a Green Bay Packer

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Wide receiver James Jones is retiring from the NFL as a Green Bay Packer.

Jones, 33, tweeted news of his retirement Wednesday afternoon. In a video tweeted by the Packers, Jones addressed fans and said he appreciated the "love and the support you guys have shown me over my nine years in the National Football League."

Jones said it was a blessing to play in Green Bay and that he's proud to be a Green Bay Packer.

The receiver was part of the Packers' Super Bowl XLV team. He led the NFL in receiving touchdowns in 2012.

Jones played for the Packers from 2007-2013. He spent a year with the Raiders before returning to the Packers in 2015.

Jones signed a one-year contract with the Chargers in 2016, but he was released.

Jones will remain a familiar face to football fans. He's taking his talents to the NFL Network.

Jones say she'll also dedicate more time to his charity, Love Jones 4 Kids. The charity benefits homeless shelters.






 
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