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Running Back, Green Bay Packers

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Draft: 2017 Round 5 (39)
College: Texas-El Paso
Ht: 5’9”  Wt: 208 DOB: 1994-12-02 Age: 24
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#12 3 3.02

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2017 GB 10 81 448 5.5 4 18 9 22 2.4 0 71.0 7.1
2018 GB 12 133 728 5.5 8 35 26 206 7.9 1 147.4 12.3
2019 GB 6 89 349 3.9 8 30 23 163 7.1 0 99.2 16.5
2019 (Projected) GB   187 937 5.0 7   35 275 7.9 1 169.2  

2019 Outlook
Depth Chart
Jones, the former 5th round pick from UTEP has simply been one of the most explosive running backs in the league the last two years. He's averaged 5.5 yards-per-carry in his two seasons, leading all running backs in the NFL last year in that category. With speed to burn, and a year of development behind him, Jones ascended to the lead back role with the Packers last season, even showing up more as a receiver as the season wore on. Now more than ever Green Bay realizes that Jones gives the offense a dimension in the running game that must be respected, and with Matt LaFleur already talking about getting his running backs more involved in the passing game (something Mike McCarthy flat out failed to do), Jones might be ready to ascend into a higher tier of fantasy back.

Jones led the team in rushing yardage and rushing touchdowns last season, finally getting some distance on fellow back Jamaal Williams, but there remain some roadblocks to Jones becoming fantasy football's next big thing. The first, is durability. Remember, you can't score from the trainer's room, and Jones has had his fair share of lower leg injuries the first few years in the league. Hamstring and knee injuries cost him 4 games last year, and with such a reliance on speed and quick twitch muscles, soft tissue injuries are a major concern. As a side note, word is he's gotten in much better shape this offseason. Second, is the presence of Williams. Williams isn't going anywhere, and will likely command more work than typical back-ups. LaFleur used both Derrick Henry and Dion Lewis often last year, (at least until Henry went on a ridiculous tear in the last month of the season) and ran the ball 51% of the time. Jones doesn't quite have the frame to hold up to 200 carries, so Williams will be involved.

The bottom line here is that Jones is dripping with talent and upside. He'll never see 8-man fronts, and has a coach that uses a zone run scheme that fits his talents perfectly. With an uptick in receptions, and better health and stamina, Jones has a shot to get into RB1 territory, which would be a steal at his current ADP.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Aaron Jones
RB2RB2 Jamaal Williams
RB3RB4 Tra Carson
RB4RB3 Dexter Williams
RB5FB1 Dan Vitale
Packers Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Jamaal Williams back at practice, Davante sits
Packers Thursday practice report
By: Mike Krueger | Thu Oct 10, 1:51 pm

Green Bay Packers
#Packers Thursday practice report: RB Jamaal Williams has cleared concussion protocol & returned to practice. DNP: WR Davante Adams, S Darnell Savage Jr., TE Bobby Tonyan, CB Tony Brown C Corey Linsley is practicing, though he has yet to clear concussion protocol. (Matt Schneidman on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Williams missed Week 5 with a concussion which allowed Aaron Jones to pile up the fantasy points against the Cowboys. Adams is nursing a turf toe injury suffered in Week 4. His status won't be known until later in the week, perhaps late Sunday given the Packers play on Monday night.


Injury Adams, Williams miss practice Thursday for Packers
Adams does light jogging off to the side
By: Mike Krueger | Thu Oct 3, 2:20 pm

Green Bay Packers
Davante Adams (toe) did a little jogging off to the side and Jamaal Williams (concussion) went through stretching but neither practiced. Same with cornerbacks Kevin King (groin) and Tony Brown (hamstring). (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Adams suffered a toe injury in Week 4 and appears to be headed for the Inactive list along with Jamaal Williams (concussion). If they do sit, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Geronimo Allison and Jake Kumerow would be the top three receivers with Dexter Williams backing up Aaron Jones at running back.


Jamaal Williams suffers head injury on TNF
Took helmet-to-helmet hit from Eagles DE Derek Barnett
By: Doug Orth | Fri Sep 27, 12:30 pm

Green Bay Packers
Update from @ErinAndrews on Packers RB Jamaal Williams: He has movement in all 4 extremities and is being taken to a local medical facility. (FOX Sports)

FFToday's Take: There were a few scary moments in the moments following the hit. Williams tried to leave the field under his own power but failed. He was eventually strapped to a stretcher and wheeled off to the locker room. Williams did give fans a thumbs up on his way off the field, and Andrews' report suggests he is no immediate danger. From a fantasy perspective, Aaron Jones figures to move into a bell-cow role for however long Williams is sidelined.



2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at CHI W 10-3 13 39 3.0 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 3.9
2 MIN W 21-16 23 116 5.0 1 6 4 34 8.5 0 21.0
3 DEN W 27-16 10 19 1.9 2 1 1 4 4.0 0 14.3
4 PHI L 27-34 13 21 1.6 1 7 6 37 6.2 0 11.8
5 at DAL W 34-24 19 107 5.6 4 8 7 75 10.7 0 42.2
6 DET W 23-22 11 47 4.3 0 7 4 13 3.3 0 6.0

2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
3 at WAS L 17-31 6 42 7.0 0 1 1 5 5.0 0 4.7
4 BUF W 22-0 11 65 5.9 1 1 1 17 17.0 0 14.2
5 at DET L 23-31 7 40 5.7 0 3 2 19 9.5 0 5.9
6 SF W 33-30 8 41 5.1 0 1 0 0 - 0 4.1
8 at LAR L 27-29 12 86 7.2 1 2 2 0 0.0 0 14.6
9 at NE L 17-31 14 75 5.4 0 4 2 10 5.0 0 8.5
10 MIA W 31-12 15 145 9.7 2 5 3 27 9.0 0 29.2
11 at SEA L 24-27 11 40 3.6 1 6 5 63 12.6 1 22.3
12 at MIN L 17-24 17 72 4.2 1 5 3 21 7.0 0 15.3
13 ARI L 17-20 11 36 3.3 1 4 4 16 4.0 0 11.2
14 ATL W 34-20 17 78 4.6 1 3 3 28 9.3 0 16.6
15 at CHI L 17-24 4 8 2.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.8

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
4 CHI W 35-14 13 49 3.8 1 0 0 0 - 0 10.9
5 at DAL W 35-31 19 125 6.6 1 1 1 9 9.0 0 19.4
6 at MIN L 10-23 13 41 3.2 0 4 1 1 1.0 0 4.2
7 NO L 17-26 17 131 7.7 1 5 3 7 2.3 0 19.8
9 DET L 17-30 5 12 2.4 0 5 2 -1 -0.5 0 1.1
10 at CHI W 23-16 3 12 4.0 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 1.2
13 TB W 26-20 1 20 20.0 1 0 0 0 - 0 8.0
14 at CLE W 27-21 4 -2 -0.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 -0.2
15 at CAR L 24-31 3 47 15.7 0 2 1 6 6.0 0 5.3
16 MIN L 0-16 3 13 4.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.3

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