Packers trainer locates Aaron Jones' pendant honoring late father

Pro Bowl running back lost charm containing his father’s ashes Monday night

RB Aaron Jones

GREEN BAY – Aaron Jones' coveted pendant containing the ashes of his late father, Alvin Sr., has been found.

The Packers running back announced on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that head athletic trainer Bryan "Flea" Engel successfully located the football-shaped medallion after combing through the Lambeau Field end zone at around 1:45 a.m.

The pendant came detached from Jones' necklace at some point during the Pro Bowl running back's four-touchdown performance in a 35-17 win over the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football.

Jones finished with 115 total yards (67 rushing, 48 receiving), while becoming the first Packers running back to catch three TD passes in a single game since Packers Hall of Famer Andy Uram in 1942.

Alvin Sr., who attended nearly all his son's games dating back to Aaron's time at the University of Texas-El Paso, passed away in April at 57 years old after complications due to COVID-19.

Engel has been a member of the Packers' training staff for the past 25 seasons, serving as the team's head athletic trainer since 2014. 

"It says a lot about Aaron Jones, but I think it also says a lot about Flea and what kind of guy he is," said Head Coach Matt LaFleur on Monday. "(Flea) means so much to us – both of those guys do – and obviously I think Aaron being in the stadium for the first time without his father, that was a pretty big deal and for him to go out there and perform and have four touchdowns, I think that was a pretty big moment for him."

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