Packers RB Aaron Jones nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook, Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott are other Week 2 nominees

RB Aaron Jones
RB Aaron Jones

GREEN BAY – Packers RB Aaron Jones has been nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week award for Week 2.

Fans can vote for Jones at or on the NFL Twitter page. Voting concludes at 2 p.m. CT on Thursday.

Jones had 23 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown in the Packers' 21-16 victory over the Vikings on Sunday at Lambeau Field. It was the fourth 100-yard rushing game of Jones' three-year career.

One of the other nominees for Week 2 came from the same game, as Vikings RB Dalvin Cook had 154 yards on 20 attempts, including a 75-yard touchdown run. The third nominee is Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott, who rushed 23 times for 111 yards and a TD in a 31-21 victory for Dallas over Washington.

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