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  • RB
  • Aaron Jones

  • Green Bay Packers
  • Age26
  • CollegeTexas-El Paso
  • DraftedRD 5, PK 182 (2017)
Height5-9
Weight208

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #12
High Overall Rank #4
Low Overall Rank #30
RB Rank #7
High RB Rank #4
Low RB Rank #13

It was expected that the Packers would move on from Aaron Jones after his rookie deal expired following the 2020 season. After Jamaal Williams signed with the Detroit Lions, it seemed like second-round pick AJ Dillon would take the keys for the Packers' starting job. Jones has looked great over the last two seasons, and the 26-year-old back was expected to garner a massive payday in free agency. The Packers surprisingly gave him a four-year/$48M contract. As for his fantasy outlook, that move is probably best for him. He's finished as a top-five back in consecutive seasons. Looking strictly at his rushing numbers, there isn't a lot to be excited about. He set a career-high with 1,084 rushing yards in 2019 and followed it up with 1,104 in 2020, despite missing two games. He added 829 yards on the ground over that stretch. But where he really impressed was in his insane ability to find the end zone. He has totaled 30 touchdowns from scrimmage since the start of the 2019 season, and that was while sharing carries with Williams. His involvement in the passing game, slipperiness in the open field, and scoring ability make him an elite fantasy asset. At just 5'9” with top-notch agility, he is built very differently than Dillon. They have very different skillsets as opposed to the timeshare with Williams, where they shared a lot of similar traits. Jones excels in this zone blocking scheme and was fourth in the league in yards per touch. He evaded 55 tackles last season and has eight runs over 15 yards, 12th-most in the league. Realizing how his usage can go up without Williams is an exciting thought. Considering his proven success in this system, there's no reason that he shouldn't be drafted as a high-end RB1 in 2021.

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Aaron Jones's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 @ New Orleans Saints
2 vs Detroit Lions
3 @ San Francisco 49ers
4 vs Pittsburgh Steelers
5 @ Cincinnati Bengals
6 @ Chicago Bears
7 vs Washington Football Team
8 @ Arizona Cardinals
9 @ Kansas City Chiefs
10 vs Seattle Seahawks
11 @ Minnesota Vikings
12 vs Los Angeles Rams
13 Bye Week
14 vs Chicago Bears
15 @ Baltimore Ravens
16 vs Cleveland Browns
17 vs Minnesota Vikings
18 @ Detroit Lions
YR TM G RSH RushYD Y/Rush RushTD TGT REC RecYD RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2017 GB 12 81 448 5.5 4 18 9 22 0 53
2018 GB 12 133 729 5.5 8 35 26 206 1 23 10 41
2019 GB 16 236 1084 4.6 16 69 49 474 3 3 125 16
2020 GB 14 201 1104 5.5 9 63 47 355 2 5 79 12
Total 54 651 3365 21.1 37 185 131 1057 6 214
YR WK OPP oSNAP RSH YD TD TARG REC YD TD
2020 1 MIN 42 16 66 1 6 4 10 0
2020 2 DET 35 18 168 2 8 4 68 1
2020 3 NO 44 16 69 1 4 2 17 0
2020 4 ATL 33 15 71 0 5 5 40 1
2020 6 TB 36 10 15 1 5 3 26 0
2020 7 HOU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 8 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 9 SF 40 15 58 0 5 5 21 0
2020 10 JAX 41 13 46 0 6 5 49 0
2020 11 IND 30 10 41 1 4 4 30 0
2020 12 CHI 38 17 90 0 2 1 0 0
2020 13 PHI 40 15 130 1 3 3 18 0
2020 14 DET 47 15 69 0 3 2 6 0
2020 15 CAR 56 20 145 1 4 3 13 0
2020 16 TEN 25 10 94 0 3 2 14 0
2020 17 CHI 32 11 42 1 5 4 43 0
2020 CHI 539 201 1104 9 63 47 355 2
2019 1 CHI 38 13 39 0 1 1 0 0
2019 2 MIN 43 23 116 1 6 4 34 0
2019 3 DEN 22 10 19 2 1 1 4 0
2019 4 PHI 68 13 21 1 7 6 37 0
2019 5 DAL 50 19 107 4 8 7 75 0
2019 6 DET 36 11 47 0 7 4 13 0
2019 7 OAK 34 12 50 0 4 4 33 1
2019 8 KC 44 13 67 0 8 7 159 2
2019 9 LAC 32 8 30 0 4 1 -1 0
2019 10 CAR 34 13 93 3 0 0 0 0
2019 12 SF 41 13 38 0 1 0 0 0
2019 13 NYG 39 11 18 0 6 4 13 0
2019 14 WAS 36 16 134 1 7 6 58 0
2019 15 CHI 35 13 51 2 0 0 0 0
2019 16 MIN 52 23 154 2 3 2 6 0
2019 17 DET 75 25 100 0 6 2 43 0
2019 DET 679 236 1084 16 69 49 474 3
2018 3 WAS 17 6 42 0 1 1 5 0
2018 4 BUF 29 11 65 1 1 1 17 0
2018 5 DET 22 7 40 0 3 2 19 0
2018 6 SF 19 8 41 0 1 0 0 0
2018 8 LAR 32 12 86 1 2 2 0 0
2018 9 NE 43 14 76 0 4 2 10 0
2018 10 MIA 42 15 145 2 5 3 27 0
2018 11 SEA 44 11 40 1 6 5 63 1
2018 12 MIN 40 17 72 1 5 3 21 0
2018 13 ARI 39 11 36 1 4 4 16 0
2018 14 ATL 42 17 78 1 3 3 28 0
2018 15 CHI 7 4 8 0 0 0 0 0
2018 CHI 376 133 729 8 35 26 206 1
2017 2 ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3 CIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 4 CHI 30 13 49 1 0 0 0 0
2017 5 DAL 53 19 125 1 1 1 9 0
2017 6 MIN 43 13 41 0 4 1 1 0
2017 7 NO 44 17 131 1 5 3 7 0
2017 9 DET 20 5 12 0 5 2 -1 0
2017 10 CHI 6 3 12 0 1 1 0 0
2017 13 TB 2 1 20 1 0 0 0 0
2017 14 CLE 8 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2017 15 CAR 26 3 47 0 2 1 6 0
2017 16 MIN 4 3 13 0 0 0 0 0
2017 MIN 236 81 448 4 18 9 22 0
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