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A.J. Dillon - Fantasy Points Outlook

Basic StatsA.J. Dillon's Basic Stats

A.J. Dillon
ADP: N/A
Bye: 14
Experience: 2 Yr(s)
Age: 24.5
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 247
40 Time: 4.53
Burst Score (Rank): 135.20 (98%)
Three Cone Drill (Rank): 7.19

A.J. Dillon's Weekly Outlook

Week 13 Projections
Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs Fantasy Pts
57.2 0.4 1.1 7.6 0 8.7
Weekly Writeup

Rest Of Way Outlook

Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs Fantasy Pts
35.2 0.5 2.4 15.3 0.1 8.5

A.J. Dillon's 2022 Projections & Outlook

Scoring

#24 Running Back

156.5 Projected Points

ADP Rush Atts Rush Yds Rush TDs 100 Fum Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs
Not Available 193.2 850.3 6.8 1.9 1.3 30.4 248.8 1.4

3D Projections DS 3D Projections

Basic StatsA.J. Dillon's Preseason Player Analysis

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What You Need to Know:

  • Outside of a monster 21-124-2 line against Tennessee, Dillon’s rookie season was largely uneventful.
  • That changed in 2021, though. Dillon appeared in all 17 games, only suffering a rib fracture in the postseason.
  • In 15 games with Aaron Jones, the veteran barely out-carried Dillon, 171-162. Jones predictably topped Dillon in targets (65-30).
  • In 2 games with Jones sidelined, Dillon tallied 17 and 15 touches. The 15-touch game came in Week 18 with Green Bay (1) resting starters and (2) limiting the role of key players like Dillon. The Packers already locked up the #1 seed.
  • Dillon handled a hefty 45.3% of Green Bay’s red zone rushes, topping Jones’ mark of 37.2%.
  • Among RBs, Dillon ranked #1 in Football Outsiders’ rush success rate.
  • Overall, Dillon ranked 2nd in PFF rushing grade among 22 RBs with 180+ attempts. He sat 7th in yards after contact per attempt; 12th in Elusive Rating.
  • Previously non-existent as a pass-catcher, even at Boston College, Dillion went on to tally 1.51 yards per route run, 5th highest in the sample behind Aaron Jones.
  • RB coach Ben Sirmans gave his take on ‘21 Dillon and the road ahead. “There were some opportunities right there that we missed on that could have been big, explosive runs,” Sirmans said. “For us, it’s making sure that everything’s put together from details, footwork, that could have led to bigger plays by him. He’s got that type of ability because he can actually make you miss in the open field. He’s faster than most people think. He’s got the ability to put a little juke on you, even for a guy his size, so it’s really just bringing all those different facets of his game, just bringing those attributes together and let him apply them. I think he will have more explosive runs this year.”
  • Green Bay’s supporting cast took a hit with the loss of Davante Adams, a major red zone weapon. He scored 7 TDs inside the 10-yard-line alone last season.
  • Green Bay’s O-line doesn’t profile as a high-end unit. The depth is suspect, and key starters David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins bring health (ACL) concerns.
  • Aaron Rodgers remains a huge asset, though. Last year, he ranked 3rd in PFF passing grade; 1st in QBR. This unit could again finish top-10 in scoring.
  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has noticed improvement in RB AJ Dillon’s receiving ability. "I feel like of all the people we've had the last three years, he's got to be on a very short list of guys who have improved so drastically, and his pass-catching ability is really, really solid," Rodgers said.

Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

Dillon took a major year 2 jump last season. He has the size, athleticism, draft capital and youth to forecast further progress in year 3.

Yes, he figures to play a 1B role behind Aaron Jones, who’s on a pricey second contract. But a Green Bay squad that just lost an elite WR could easily lean more towards the run this fall. The Pack already ranked a middle-of-the-road 16th in pass rate last season.

12+ touches per game are well within reach for Dillon. And a prolonged absence from Aaron Jones would afford the 24-year-old a clear RB1 ceiling.

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A.J. Dillon, RB GB

12:10am EST 11/28/22

Dillon scores for 1st time since opener

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dynasty Overview View RB Dynasty Rankings »

A.J. Dillon, RB GB
Dynasty MVP 113.0
Position Rank #37 RB
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Dillon posted a 187-803-5 rushing line alongside Aaron Jones in 2021 -- and even proved capable in the passing game with 34 grabs. Jones will be back for 2022, but Dillon holds exciting long-term upside.
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