Packers S Josh Jones returns for mandatory minicamp

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Published 5:50 p.m. ET June 11, 2019 | Updated 9:28 p.m. ET June 11, 2019

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Safety Josh Jones, who missed all of the voluntary organized team activities, appeared on the practice field with his teammates as the Green Bay Packers opened their mandatory minicamp. But Jones did not participate Tuesday.

The third-year safety was sidelined with a hamstring injury, said general manager Brian Gutekunst and coach Matt LaFleur.

LaFleur said he doesn’t anticipate Jones being able to practice the rest of the week.

Jones, who said after practice he felt fine and is looking forward to being able to practice, has expressed his displeasure with the amount of playing time he has been given and has voiced a desire to be traded.

Gutekunst and LaFleur said the organization has had several discussions with Jones and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, about the matter.

“We’ve been in constant communication,” LaFleur said. “I think we’re on the same page in terms of what the expectations are and where he fits with us. We certainly want him a part of what we’re doing moving forward.”

Jones, a second-round pick of the Packers in 2017, was one of only three Green Bay rookies…

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