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The Green Bay Packers added a pocket to Aaron Jones’ jersey so he can play while carrying his father’s ashes

After the black pendant was discovered, Red Batty, the workforce’s tools supervisor, constructed a small pocket onto Jones’ jersey, completely measured to securely maintain the pendant, the Green Bay Packers said on Twitter Sunday.
“I can simply drop it in there and I haven’t got to fear about it falling out, so I can play with it,” Jones mentioned during a press conference Friday, confirming he wore the jersey with the pendent in the course of the Packers’ final sport in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers on September 26.
Jones’ father, Alvin Jones Sr., handed away in April from Covid-19 problems, KTSM producer Andra Litton confirmed on Twitter.
The Packers’ working again initially wore the football-shaped pendant on a chain, however misplaced it ultimately zone throughout one in all his touchdowns in a sport in opposition to the Detroit Lions on September 20. Team coach Bryan “Flea” Engel discovered the pendant, Jones tweeted, together with a photograph of the pendant.

Jones added he is trying to get a new chain for the pendant, so he can hold it on him almost “always,” however for now, he wears it on sport days.

“It’s one thing I’ll proceed to do,” Jones mentioned. “Just hold my dad with me in all places I’m going.”

The athlete was very shut to his father, who did not miss any of his son’s’ video games in 9 years, Jones mentioned in an Instagram tribute to his dad following his demise.
The athlete was featured throughout an episode of The Adam Schefter podcast, that can air subsequent week, through which he spoke on the importance of the gesture from his workforce, ESPN reported.

“It simply reveals how particular our workers is, and our help workers right here with the Packers in Green Bay from the coaching workers to our tools workers to [the] teaching workers to [the] GM,” Jones mentioned in the course of the episode.

“Just the entire time I’ve been experiencing this and coping with this, they have been there for me, from the funeral to this.”

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