Teams rarely stack the box against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. As a junior, he rushed for 1,887 yards and 26 touchdowns.As a senior, he played in only four games due to a broken leg and rushed for 635 yards with 12 touchdowns. 6-keys: media/fantasynews/nfl/reg/free/stories. LaFleur said King will be a game-time decision. AJ Dillon & Kamal Martin both fighting for big roles in 2020 . First, he must go through a six-day quarantine to meet the league’s COVID-19 protocols. (Tom Silverstein on Twitter). It would seem to boost the stock of Gerald Everett, who is an attractive single-game slate DFS option. Report: Deebo Samuel to miss next two games, Cowboys place Everson Griffen on trade block, Kenyan Drake (ankle) to miss a 'few weeks'. Both Clark and Adams practiced all week in a full capacity, which they hadn’t done since sustaining their injuries in Week 1 vs. the Minnesota Vikings and Week 2 vs. the Detroit Lions, respectively. Inactive for the Bears are DB Sherrick McManis, RB Artavis Pierce, OL Arlington Hambright, WR Riley Ridley, and OLB Trevis Gipson. He ran a 4.56 40-yard dash and was named MVP of Nike's Opening.
Alvin Jones’ workout hasn’t happened yet, his brother said. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. by Adam Koffler | Packers Correspondent | Fri, Oct 23rd 3:26pm EDT, When asked about rookie RB AJ Dillon possibly playing in place of the injured Aaron Jones on Sunday, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said the coaching staff has a “ton of confidence” in Dillon to do anything that would be asked of Jones. If all went well, the twins who have been almost inseparable since birth would for the first time be reunited in the NFL. But now that he's gone through training camp and now that we've gone through several weeks of the season, I think he's at that point where he's got a better grasp, not just of the offense, but just the speed of the game. In his absence, both Jamaal Williams and AJ Dillon are expected to see an increased workload in Week 7 against a Texans team that is allowing 177.5 rushing yards per game, most in the NFL. How do AJ Dillon's 2020 advanced stats compare to other running backs? Chris Carson 'week-to-week' with mid-foot sprain, NFL - Fantasy Football Player News & Updates, Report: Cowboys willing to trade Everson Griffen, Jeff Wilson (ankle) going to I.R. Target him as an undervalued RB in your fantasy football drafts. Tight end Marcedes Lewis (knee) and defensive lineman Montravius Adams (neck) returned to practice Friday in a limited capacity after sitting out Thursday. Boston College: RB AJ Dillon rushed for 1,432 yards, the second-highest total by any freshman in ACC history, and was named the conference rookie of the year. Wilson played 56% of the snaps as the Niners' lead back against the Patriots on Sunday but was hurt late in the second half and will now be sidelined through Week 10 at least. AJ Dillon RB, Green Bay Packers AJ Dillon carried five times for 17 yards in the Packers' Week 2 win over the Lions. King was injured in the first half of Week 4 vs. the Atlanta Falcons. Do you want to stay up to date of all the news about Dillon? Drake (ankle) expected to miss 'a few weeks', NFL Keep me up to date! ALL Rights Reserved. The Packers have a three-week window to sign the players to the 53-man roster before placing them on season-ending IR or releasing them. Both Dillon and Williams could have sneaky flex appeal against a bad Texans run defense. Wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown (knee) and inside linebacker Kamal Martin (knee), who are both on injured reserve, practiced all week. Turn on push notifications and don't miss anything! The rookie's impressive cameo nearly doubled his season rushing output and could earn him another look as a change-of-pace option in the coming weeks.
Elflein will replace Dakota Dozier whenever the former is officially active. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. For what it's worth, he was no longer wearing a brace and appeared to be "moving well." Clark said he feels relieved that he’s available to play after missing three consecutive games. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: fantasynews | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news. Chase Edmonds, who should suddenly be universally rostered, is expected to lead John Daigle's Waiver Wire column as the top pickup ahead of the team's Week 8 bye. Dillon attended Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts. LaFleur would not reveal if either player is healthy enough to play Sunday. Create an © 2020 www.packersnews.com.
Prosise was promoted as depth whenever Duke Johnson was injured but only handled a single touch despite being active for six games. account. Williams this season has played 44 percent of the team's offensive snaps; Dillon has played 9 percent. Mack was listed questionable. Samuel missed the first three weeks of the season with his foot injury, so it's shaping up as a somewhat lost year for the sophomore. Dillon did not take the field for an offensive snap in Sunday's 37-30 victory over the Saints. “We’ll go back and watch the tape, and talk to Kevin, see how he’s feeling (Saturday), and just kind of give him up till game time to see if he can go or not,” LaFleur said. Early life and high school career. at Waiting for approval in browser.. Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said he's confident rookie RB AJ Dillon can take on a larger role if Aaron Jones (calf) is out against the Texans. NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.The team names, logos and uniform designs are registered trademarks of the teams indicated. While Aaron Jones left school one year earlier than his brother and has become a star running back with the Packers, Alvin Jones spent time on the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad in 2018. Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. The team hasn't released a hard timetable for his return just yet, but fantasy players should expect to be without Drake's services through Arizona's short turnaround on Thursday, November 19 (Week 11). We expect Davis to revert to a thin FLEX option when McCaffrey is activated.
How Browns replace OBJ, will Baker be more efficient? Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. “The bye week definitely helped my groin out," Clark said. Head coach Matt LaFleur has said he wants to give Dillon the ball more, and running backs coach Ben Sirmans said the 6-foot, 247-pounder is prepared for it. “I know he's ready,” Sirmans said. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | “It's just more of a product of those other two guys, sometimes based on what we're doing schematically, can fit in a little bit better than what he can. “Just gave it another week to heal, gave me another week to do some more mobility stuff on different parts of the body to make me stronger.”. section: | slug: packers-aj-dillon-averages-6-2-yards-per-carry | sport: football | route: article_single_fantasy | This news is more of an indictment of McCaffrey's previous every-snap role than it is a reason to believe Davis will handle 30% of the team's backfield touches in a two-man committee. The move activates Elflein's 21-day practice window, basically assuring he's cleared to return to the field in that span. September 28, 2020. Dillon is averaging 5.0 yards per carry on the season, and saw a season-high five carries last week on 16% of the snaps, which was also a season-high. Each player has been removed from the injury report. Carson is expected to miss "some time" with the 49ers, Bills, Rams and Cardinals on deck in Seattle's next four games. Note that McCaffrey has yet to be officially designated to return from injured reserve. Big Opportunity for AJ Dillon Today Sports Illustrated. Rhule: Mike Davis will play when McCaffrey returns, NFL Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said he's confident rookie RB AJ Dillon can take on a larger role if Aaron Jones (calf) is out against the Texans. "Just kind of felt my calf get tight during practice, really didn't pay it much attention and then after and throughout the later parts of the day is when I started to feel it," he told reporters on Friday, via the official team website. Report: Cowboys willing to trade Everson Griffen, NFL Related Social media astonished by the size of Packers rookie RB A.J. I'm gonna do everything in my power to make sure I can get out on the field, but it's up to the team doctors.". Forgot Dillon.
Packers rookie RB A.J. Dillon could approach double-digit touches, depending on game script. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari.