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Mailbag: November 18, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is now the time to trade away Dalvin Cook in a dynasty league? Who would replace an injured Jonathan Taylor? AJ Dillon's rest-of-the-season value. And more. more »

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Nov
16

Packers get good news on RB Jones

Good news, fantasy owners. Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said on Monday that the knee injury that forced running back AARON JONES to exit Sunday’s game late in theMore third quarter is not a long-term issue. While LaFleur did not give a specific timeline for Jones’ return, the veteran running back has worked through similar knee sprains in the past and missed just a couple of weeks. Less

Source: Team Website

Nov
15

Packers lose RB Jones to possible sprained MCL

Green Bay Packers running back AARON JONES suffered a knee injury late in the third quarter of Sunday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks. Based on initial tests, Jones is believed toMore have suffered a sprained MCL. He will undergo an MRI to determine the extent of the injury, but Jones could be out for the foreseeable future. Fellow running back AJ DILLON was the next man up on Sunday, rushing for 2 touchdowns in the fourth quarter to secure the win for the Packers. Less

Source: NFL.com

Podcast: October 28 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 7 of the NFL regular season and look forward to tonight's Packers-Cardinals game. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

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Factoid: Green Bay Packers

The Packers will have to play without their featured wide receiver, and they’re on the road against a good defense. You would think that would derail their offense. But Green Bay has played without Davante Adams many times in the past, and the decline hasn’t been as severe as you might think.   more »

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Sep
21

Rodgers, Jones lead Packers on MNF

Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS returned to form after a rough opening game and threw for 4 touchdowns in a Monday Night Football win over the Detroit Lions. Three of Rodgers’More touchdown passes went to running back AARON JONES, who also rushed for a touchdown to give him four total scores in the game. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Jun
3

Thunder and Lightning to strike in Green Bay backfield?

Green Bay running back A.J. DILLON, a lightly used second-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, is expecting big things heading into his second season. With former Packers running back JAMAALMore WILLIAMS now in Detroit, Dillon is expected to have an increased role along with fellow running back AARON JONES. Dillion sees himself as “thunder” to Jones’ “lightning”, adding that the duo “can be the best running back tandem in the league” heading into the 2021 season. Eyebrows are raised in Cleveland. Less

Source: NBC Sports

May
31

Packers QB Love more comfortable heading into second season

Green Bay Packers running back AARON JONES says that second-year quarterback JORDAN LOVE looks more comfortable as the young signal-caller prepares to head into his second season in the NFL. WithMore AARON RODGERS still disgruntled and nowhere to be seen, all eyes are on Love during organized team activities (OTAs). Jones says that Love looks more comfortable, from communicating in the huddle to command of the huddle and more. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Packers running backs

Jamaal Williams signed with the Lions. I think this will force Green Bay to use Aaron Jones more in obvious passing situations. That could be both a good and a bad thing.  more »

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Around the NFL: Aaron Jones

In a mild surprise, to me at least, the Packers signed Aaron Jones yesterday to a four-year, $48 million contract. It's surprising only in that Green Bay protect Jones from leaving with the franchise tag, making it seem he'd reach the open market. It's not surprising in terms of what Jones has earned over the past few seasons.   more »

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Mar
15

RB Jones to remain with Packers

The Green Bay Packers and running back AARON JONES agreed on a new contract on Sunday worth up to $48 million over four years. Jones passed on the chance to findMore a potentially bigger deal in free agency, choosing instead to stay with the Packers. Jones’ agent said that the desire to stay in Green Bay ultimately outweighed the allure of hitting the open market. Less

Source: Team Blog

Mar
11

Packers still trying to sign RB Jones

The Green Bay Packers did not use the franchise tag on running back AARON JONES this week, but the team is reportedly still trying to get a new deal done beforeMore the start of free agency next week. Jones is expected to be one of the top offensive free agents available and will likely test his value on the open market. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Free agency

Free agency is about to kick off, and there will be some quality young talent hitting the market. For teams looking for running backs and pass catchers, there are options available.   more »

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Mar
4

Packers open to using franchise tag on RB Jones

The Green Bay Packers are reportedly open to using the franchise or transition tag on running back AARON JONES with free agency just around the corner. The franchise tag is aMore one-year guaranteed deal worth the average of the top five salaries at a position, while the transition tag is a one-year guarantee deal worth the top 10 salaries at a position. While neither tag is the team’s preference, they are not ruling out the options. Less

Source: Team Blog

Feb
25

Green Bay RB Williams hoping to remain with Packers

Green Bay Packers running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS said this week that he would love “to be a Packer all my life”. With his existing contract set to expire, however, Williams addedMore that he is prepared to head into free agency if the Packers do not offer a new deal. Green Bay is currently strapped by the salary cap and may let Williams test the open market before making a real push to bring him back. The Packers also selected A.J. DILLON in the second round of last year’s draft as a possible replacement should Williams or fellow running back AARON JONES leave in free agency. Less

Source: Team Blog

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