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Running Back, Green Bay Packers

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Draft: 2017 Round 4 (28)
College: Brigham Young
DOB: 1995-04-03 Age: 22
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#48 7 9.05

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2017 GB 5 10 33 3.3 0 2 2 7 3.5 0 4.0 0.8
2017 (Projected) GB   94 415 4.4 4   6 46 7.7 0 70.1  

2017 Outlook
Depth Chart
While he lacks elite size, speed, or athleticism (hence the 4th round pick designation), Williams tape stands out, showing a nifty one-cut runner who churns out tough yards, and has exceptional vision and leg drive. Despite missing three games last season, Williams still eclipsed the 1,300 yard mark to go along with 12 touchdowns. On most NFL offenses he's probably at best a low-upside back-up, but on Green Bay, I think he has some special potential to carve out fantasy value. Much like former Packer James Starks, Williams is a smart, versatile back who can be the main ball carrier if called upon. His lack of elusiveness is made up for the fact he'll never see run blitzes or stacked boxes, and can instead use his instincts and field vision to find small creases and get to the next level of the defense. His size and power should make him a favorite at the goal line as well. With Lacy and Starks the Packers had a versatile 1-2 punch that could whittle down the clock, but make splash plays as well. I think Williams has a chance to contribute to the Pack, as well as your fantasy team this year, and is a fantastic late round flier if you can grab him there.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB2 Aaron Jones
RB2RB1 Ty Montgomery
RB3RB3 Jamaal Williams
RB4FB1 Aaron Ripkowski
RB5RB4 Joe Kerridge
RB6RB5 Devante Mays
Packers Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Ty Montgomery doubtful
Rib injury will likely keep Packers RB on the sideline
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Oct 6, 4:02 pm

Green Bay Packers
#Packers RB Ty Montgomery, dealing with broken ribs, listed as doubtful vs. Cowboys, as expected. WR Davante Adams (concussion) questionable. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Dealing with multiple broken ribs, look for Montgomery to be on the inactive list Sunday. In his absence, Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones will handle running back duties. It's unclear at this time who will get the start but don't expect either back to handle 90 percent of the workload like Montgomery has done this season.


Injury Packers RBs limited Wednesday
Ty Montgomery and Jamaal Williams
By: Mike Krueger | Wed Oct 4, 2:15 pm

Green Bay Packers
Ty Montgomery practiced with significant protection around his ribs. Fellow RB Jamaal Williams (knee) also on the field. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Montgomery is dealing with multiple broken ribs while Williams suffered a sprained knee in Week 4 against the Bears. It's too early to tell if either back will play Sunday but their limited participation is a good sign. Aaron Jones would see more opportunities if either back is limited or sits.


Injury Ty Montgomery dealing with multiple broken ribs
Packers RB says organ safety is a concern moving forward
By: Antonio D'Arcangelis | Tue Oct 3, 10:25 am

Green Bay Packers
Ty Montgomery said during "Clubhouse Live" that he's going to "do my best to try to be out there" but that he's worried about "risking something more serious" by playing through what he callwed "multiple" broken ribs. "I don't want to puncture any internal organs. We all know how serious that can be." (Packers News)

FFToday's Take: If Montgomery can't go this week, we could be looking at lots of touches for rookie Aaron Jones, since Jamaal Williams (knee) is also expected to miss time.


Injury Jamaal Williams avoids serious knee injury
Could miss next game, not more
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Sep 29, 1:30 pm

Green Bay Packers
Packers RB Jamaal Williams MRI results came back negative - no ligament damage, purely muscular, per source. Could miss next game, not more. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: With Ty Montgomery likely on the shelf for a few weeks with broken ribs, the Packers will need their rookie running backs to fill in. It sounds like Aaron Jones could be the featured running back in Week 5 while Williams recovers from his sprained knee injury.



2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 SEA W 17-9 2 9 4.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.9
2 at ATL L 23-34 2 6 3.0 0 1 1 5 5.0 0 1.1
3 CIN W 27-24 1 6 6.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.6
4 CHI W 35-14 4 11 2.8 0 1 1 2 2.0 0 1.3
5 at DAL W 35-31 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.1

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