Packers' Aaron Jones fined for taunting Cowboys' Byron Jones during Week 5 game

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Packers running back Aaron Jones had a breakout game in Week 5 against the Cowboys, scoring four touchdowns en route to a 34-24 victory. But the third-year back says the league has fined him for taunting during the game.

While scoring his third touchdown of the game, Jones turned and waved to Cowboys' cornerback Byron Jones who was trailing him on the play. Jones says he's been fined $10,257 dollars for "taunting/unsportsmanlike conduct."

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"I can't say it was worth it, but the picture is a dope picture," the Packers running back said, (via ESPN). "I can't argue with that. I'm going to have that blown up one day in my house. I definitely got a nice picture out of it, but it hurts my pocket a little bit. I want that money."

Jones wasn't penalized for taunting during the game. He says he's going to appeal the fine.

The running back also said normally he isn't one to talk trash unless he's provoked.

"Throughout the game it gets chippy, and I'm not a guy who starts talking trash," Jones said. "But once you start talking trash to me, I usually don't stop. I'm going to let you know when I make a play."

The 24-year-old also said he was surprised he wasn't fined for tossing a ball into the stands to his twin brother, former Ravens linebacker Alvin Jones, who was in attendance.

"They do fine you for throwing the ball (into the stands) and I was surprised I didn't get fined for that," Jones said.

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Along with the aforementioned four touchdowns, the UTEP product finished Sunday's game with 107 rush yards on 19 carries and 75 yard on seven catches.

The Packers (4-1) host the Lions (2-1-1) in Week 6 on Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET.

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