Aaron Jones fires back with perfect response after being snubbed

  • ESPN snubbed Aaron Jones from Top 10 RB rankings
  • Packers star had the perfect response
  • Jones thanks ESPN for the 'added fuel' this season
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Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones continues to get overlooked, and he's having none of it.

Despite putting up over 1,000 yards from scrimmage four years in a row and averaging 5.1 yards per attempt in his career, Jones still isn't considered a top-10 running back. It's hard to believe.

Jones has a total of 5,723 yards and 47 touchdowns in four seasons under Matt LaFleur. Yet, he still doesn't get the respect he deserves.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler asked executives, coaches, and scouts to rank the top 10 running backs in the NFL. Somehow, Jones misses the top 10 and is instead an honorable mention.

Well, it hasn't gone unnoticed. Jones saw the rankings and had the perfect response.

Aaron Jones fires back at ESPN running back rankings snub

What more can Jones do to get the respect he deserves? Unfortunately, this didn't surprise the Packers' Pro Bowl running back.

Jones had the perfect response on Twitter.

Jones said he always plays himself into the top 10 and thanked ESPN for the "added fuel" the rankings have given him.

He had the perfect reaction. Jones knows he belongs in the top 10, but will now use this as even more reason to prove everyone wrong.

Packers fans know how good Jones is, and so do opposing defenses. Jones is one of the most explosive running backs in the league, and his 5.1 yards-per-carry career average proves this.

Fourteen of Jones' career touchdowns are of 20 or more yards.

But if Jones isn't going to get the respect he deserves and can turn that into a positive, it only helps the Packers. Aaron Rodgers' departure adds greater importance to the run game, so Jones could get more opportunities than in recent years.

And he has a point to prove.

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