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Tagged: Aaron Jones (33 Results)

Factoid: Running wild

Working through player and team write-ups in recent weeks, I notice that there have been more successful running backs. There are a lot more guys averaging over 5 yards per carry or at least in the high 4 range. Fewer players, meanwhile, have been mired down the 3-yards-per-attempt territory.   more »


Factoid: Fresh legs

Running back tends to be a young man’s position. Experience can help at times, of course. Bill Belichick has had success with a lot of thirtysomething running backs. But the more explosive backs tend to be the guys who are early in their careers.  more »

Mailbag: January 25, 2019

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Will Damien Williams put up top-10 fantasy numbers in 2019? Is Green Bay's running game about to get a lot better? Changes to the Fantasy Index Blackout game. And mulling the right scoring and lineup rules. more »



Rodgers, Williams take flight vs. Jets

The Green Bay Packers will not make the playoffs this season but quarterback AARON RODGERS knew that his fantasy owners still needed him. Rodgers finished Sunday’s game against the New YorkMore Jets with 2 rushing touchdowns and 2 passing touchdowns. Running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS filled in nicely for injured AARON JONES, topping 150 total yards with a rushing touchdown of his own. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette


Packers place Jones on IR

The Green Bay Packers placed running back AARON JONES on injured reserve on Tuesday, ending his 2018 season. Jones injured his knee in Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Bears. The Packers signed receiver ALLEN LAZARD from the Jaguars’ practice squad but he’s not going to help your fantasy team.

Source: Team Website


Aaron Jones could have sprained MCL

Green Bay running back AARON JONES suffered a knee injury against Chicago on Sunday that he believes is a sprained MCL. Jones had the same injury last season and it endedMore up costing him two games. With two games left on the schedule, it is possible that Jones could be done for the 2018 season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Aaron Jones

Playoff semifinal matchup this week, and I'm not excited about needing to use Aaron Jones. He's been playing great, but he's on the road against a Bears defense ranked 2nd in run defense. The Bears have also allowed a league-low 4 rushing touchdowns.   more »



Jones carries Packers with career-high game

Green Bay running back AARON JONES gave his fantasy owners a nice surprise on Sunday when he ran for a career-high 145 yards and two touchdowns against the Miami Dolphins. While the Dolphins run defense ranks 31st in the NFL, it was still an impressive performance by Jones.

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Factoid: Aaron Jones

When are the Packers going to wise up and let Aaron Jones carry the load? Every time they give him the ball, good things happen. When they use their other tailbacks … not so much.  more »


Podcast: October 4 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 4 of the regular season and preview tonight's Colts-Patriots game. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »

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Around the NFL: Lions say Kerryon getting enough work

Kerryon Johnson has been very good two games in a row, and you'd think the Lions would start expanding his workload. But Matt Patricia, either because he's stubborn or just not interested in giving the media or the competition anything to work with, doesn't seem to be leaning that way.   more »



Three’s a crowd in Packers backfield

With the return of running back AARON JONES from his suspension, the Green Bay Packers have a crowded backfield. In Sunday’s loss to Washington, Jones saw just 25 percent of theMore action while JAMAAL WILLIAMS was at 43 percent and TY MONTGOMERY was at 29 percent. Despite seeing fewer snaps, Jones managed to get the most carries and was the team’s leading rusher. Less

Source: Fox Sports

Podcast: September 25 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 3 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by YouRulz and DraftKings.  more »



Packers RB Jones to return in “secondary” role

Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy is excited to have Packers running back AARON JONES back with the team for this Sunday’s game against Washington. Excitement aside, McCarthy said that JonesMore will return in a “secondary” role with JAMAAL WILLIAMS and TY MONTGOMERY leading the way at the running back position. Fantasy owners take note. Less

Source: Team Blog


Aaron Jones returns to practice

Green Bay running back AARON JONES returned to action on Sunday after missing the last two weeks of practice. Jones will likely see his first preseason action on Thursday against theMore Pittsburgh Steelers. Unfortunately for the Packers and Jones’ fantasy owners, he will miss the first two games of the regular season due to a suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Less

Source: Team Blog

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