In Sunday's 31-12 victory over the Miami Dolphins, Jones rushed for a career-high 145 yards and two touchdowns.
Green Bay, playing its only home game in a stretch sandwiched between two road games, rebounded from losses at the Rams and Patriots to improve to 4-4-1.
The Packers cashed in on that turnover, too, when Rodgers and Adams connected on their first touchdown for a 7-0 lead. Heck, he'd need help anyway because the National Football League has finally caught up with McCarthy's passing attack. He scored two rushing touchdowns and caught three passes for 27 more yards. He needs to continue to be a major piece of the Green Bay attack in future weeks for the team to maintain balance on offense.
The Dolphins haven't been good on offense all season and there's no denying that.
This has seen second-year running back Aaron Jones put forth some strong outings in the process that have helped bring more fluidity and production to the offense as a whole.
Packers fans are painfully aware that Jones hasn't had a heavy workload this season. But if the Packers can continue to play off each other like they did against Miami, then maybe the playoffs aren't out of the question.
Miami started one drive at midfield after recovering Tramon Williams' fumbled punt return.
The Packers finished the game with six sacks from six different defenders including Greene, Montravius Adams and Dean Lowry who each registered their first sacks of the season.
Another started at the 45 after the defense stopped Green Bay on fourth-and-2. Mike Pettine knew that Miami had to pass on nearly every down and he was able to devise blitz packages to exert consistent pressure on Brock Osweiler for the remainder of the game. All that and more on the latest episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast.
The Dolphins entered Lambeau Field missing four of their five offensive linemen due to injury and were led by backup quarterback Brock Osweiler.
Miami had two opportunities with a short field but were never able to cash in and find paydirt.
After the blocked punt, Miami had the ball first-and-10 at the Green Bay 28 but failed to pick up a first down and again settled for three points. "And as the weather continues to turn in our favor, meaning the colder the better, I like our chances at home, but we've got to win some road games or we're going to be at home in January - for good". Although Alexander returned, Breeland and Brice did not.
The Green Bay Packers are gaining nearly six yards everytime they run the football on first down. That is a quarterback rating of 112.1.