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Packers RB Aaron Jones racked up 111 yards on 14 carries in Sunday's win over the Vikings, averaging 7.9 per rush. That marked a steep turn from most of his production since a Week 10 shin injury. Jones had been averaging just 4.0 per rush since then, compared with 5.6 per carry through Week 10. Jones added meager receiving production -- 2 catches, 2 yards on 3 targets -- and ceded rushing scores to RB AJ Dillon and QB Aaron Rodgers. Dillon checked in just 2 carries short of Jones (going 12-41-1 rushing). Week 18 will pit Jones and the offense against a Lions defense that has been up-and-down as a scoring matchup. He managed just 45 total yards on 9 carries and 2 catches in the 1st meeting.

Packers RB Aaron Jones (knee, ankle) doesn't carry an injury designation in advance of Week 17 vs. the Vikings. After logging limited practice all week, it seems fantasy managers will have the veteran back as an available option for championship week. Jones has been dealing with this ankle injury since Week 15 vs. the Rams. Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports that Jones felt the team was going to sideline him in Week 15 had it not been for RB A.J. Dillon picking up a concussion. This is important to consider given that Jones only received 8 touches vs. the Dolphins last week. It's unclear how much the Packers will lean on Jones. As such, we consider both Jones and Dillon low-end RB2/flex options in Week 17.

Packers RB Aaron Jones said after Sunday's win over the Dolphins that his left ankle got "rolled up on" during his 1st carry of the 2nd half. That likely helped keep the touch count down for a player who also entered the game with a knee issue. Jones carries no game status on the final injury report, but he was limited in practice all week. He finished Sunday's game with just 6 carries and 2 targets, including only 2 rushes and 1 target in the 1st half (before the ankle problem). We'll have to watch his status on this week's injury reports in advance of the Week 17 clash with Minnesota.

Packers RB AJ Dillon rushed 11 times for 36 yards (3.3 per carry) and claimed Green Bay's only rushing score in Sunday's win over the Dolphins. He added 2 catches for 12 yards among 3 targets. RB Aaron Jones carried only 6 times for 25 yards (4.2) and added just 9 yards on 2 receptions. The 34 total yards were a season low for him. Week 17 brings a rematch with the soft Vikings defense. Jones tallied just 76 total yards on 8 touches in their Week 1 meeting. Dillon went 10-45-1 rushing and 5-46 receiving in that contest. Both Green Bay RBs will be in play for fantasy use against what has been a mid-pack scoring matchup for the position.

Packers RB Aaron Jones (knee) was a limited practice participant on both Wednesday and Thursday to open the week. With so many games on Saturday, it may be a challenge to wait and see with Jones. We consider Jones a top-10 back if he does suit up for Week 16 vs. the Dolphins. Weigh that risk/reward as you make your final roster decisions. Teammate A.J. Dillon has cleared the NFL's concussion protocol already and would stand to benefit greatly if Jones were to be absent on Sunday.

Packers HC Matt LaFleur said Tuesday that RB A.J. Dillon has cleared concussion protocol. He missed the 4th quarter of Monday night's win over the Rams to be checked for a head injury. Prior to exiting, Dillon had tallied 11 carries and 3 targets to Aaron Jones’ 11 carries and 5 targets. Look for a similar split against the Dolphins on Sunday.

Packers RB A.J. Dillon exited in the 2nd half of Monday night's game vs. the Rams for a concussion check. He didn't return, but we've yet to see whether Dillon was actually diagnosed with a concussion. We'll look for an update from the team and monitor the practice reports this week. Dillon's absence against the Dolphins on Sunday would leave RB Aaron Jones in a workhorse role.

Packers RB Aaron Jones led the team in carries (17) and rushing yards (90) in Sunday's win over the Rams. The veteran also added 4 receptions on 5 targets for 36 yards and 1 TD in the receiving game. Teammate A.J. Dillon played a similarly impactful role in the victory, tallying 36 yards and 2 TDs on the ground on top of 3 receptions of his own for 35 yards. Much of the Packers' offense ran through the backfield in Week 15, and fantasy managers looking ahead to a neutral matchup against the Dolphins next week should hope for the same in Week 16. Consider Jones a strong RB1 and Dillon a viable flex-worthy option.

Packers RB AJ Dillon ran for 93 yards and a TD on 18 carries in Sunday's win over the Bears, doubling RB Aaron Jones' rushing attempts. Dillon added 3 catches for 26 yards on 3 targets. It's his best fantasy outing of the year, edging his Week 1 points and following a Week 12 outing that stands as Dillon's 3rd best for the year. He gets the Rams, Dolphins and Vikings after a Week 14 bye. Jones managed just 9-26 on the ground Sunday, with 5 catches for 24 yards on 5 targets.

Packers RB AJ Dillon ran for 64 yards and a TD on 8 carries in Sunday night's loss to the Eagles. It was his 1st score since the season opener. Dillon added 3 receptions for 24 yards among 3 targets. RB Aaron Jones added 43 rushing yards on 12 carries and 3-56-1 receiving on 4 targets. The Green Bay backfield gets a favorable matchup with the Bears in Week 13 before a Week 14 bye.

Packers RB Aaron Jones amassed 24 carries for 138 yards and a TD in Sunday's OT win over the Cowboys, rebounding strongly after leaving Week 9 early with an ankle injury. He added 2 catches for 18 yards on 2 targets. AJ Dillon gained an efficient 65 yards on 13 carries (5.0 per rush) but didn't get a target and played just more than half as many snaps as Jones (24 vs. 45). Next comes a Thursday night date with Tennessee, which entered Week 10 as the league's top run defense by Football Outsiders DVOA.

Packers RB Aaron Jones (ankle) was limited in practice all week but is not listed on the final injury report. The ankle still adds a bit of risk to Jones’ Week 10 fantasy profile, but he belongs in most lineups for Sunday’s game vs. the Cowboys.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that tests on the injured ankle of Packers RB Aaron Jones came back negative Monday and that Jones "should be able to play this week." We'll be tracking Jones' status throughout the week to confirm, but it appears fantasy football managers dodged a bullet here. Green Bay hosts the Cowboys on Sunday.

Packers RB Aaron Jones' left foot was in a walking boot after Sunday's loss to the Lions. He suffered an ankle injury in the 3rd quarter of that one and didn't return. We should learn more about the injury on Monday. Jones' absence would leave A.J. Dillon as Green Bay's feature back.

RB AJ Dillon led the Packers in carries at Detroit on Sunday, with Aaron Jones leaving early for an ankle injury. Dillon ran for just 34 yards on his 11 attempts, though, adding 10 yards on 2 catches among 4 targets. Jones left after rushing 9 times for 25 yards and 2-20 receiving. Kylin Hill claimed the only other RB rush in the game. We'll see about Jones' status for next Sunday's matchup with Dallas.

Packers RB Aaron Jones delivered 143 yards on 20 carries in Sunday night's loss to the Bills. Green Bay stuck to a surprisingly run-heavy approach despite falling 17 points behind by the 4th quarter. It was less hard to understand giving the ball to Jones, who averaged 7.2 yards per rush. He added 14 yards on 4 catches (5 targets). A.J. Dillon also produced 54 yards on 10 carries, though half of that came via a single 27-yard run. Jones again worked clearly ahead of Dillon, the 3rd such game among Green Bay's past 4. Buffalo entered the game as the league's #1 run defense by Football Outsiders DVOA.

The Packers ran the ball just 12 times in losing at Washington on Sunday. RB AJ Dillon logged only 4 carries for 15 yards as his playing time sank for the 2nd time in 3 games. He got just 16 total snaps, less than half of Aaron Jones' time. Jones managed only 23 yards on his 8 rushes but led the team with 10 targets and 9 receptions. He tallied 53 yards receiving and caught the team's only 2 offensive TDs. Dillon's recent decline in exposure and overall decline in effectiveness can only help Jones' fantasy outlook. A struggling WR corps should continue sending targets his way as well. Dillon looks cuttable in leagues of 10 teams or fewer. That might even be true in shorter-roster 12-team leagues.

Packers RB AJ Dillon led RB Aaron Jones in both carries and targets in Sunday's loss to the Jets. He took his 10 carries for 41 yards and caught 4 of 6 targets for 11. Jones went 9-19 rushing and caught 3 of 4 targets for 25 yards. Jones still led the duo in playing time but spent just 5 more snaps on the field than Dillon. That marked a rebound for Dillon from the split of the Week 5 loss to the Giants. For the year, Dillon and Jones have seen snaps and opportunities split pretty evenly.

Packers RBs combined for just 114 total yards in Sunday's loss to the Giants in London. Aaron Jones gained 63 yards on 13 carries and saw the backfield's only 3 targets. He caught 2 of those for 17 yards. AJ Dillon carried only 6 times, gaining 34 yards. According to Pro Football Focus, Jones more than doubled Dillon's playing time in this game -- 46 snaps to 20 -- working well ahead on both run and pass plays.

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