Dillon will be joined by Aaron Jones (hamstring) in the Packers backfield Thursday versus the Lions.
Packers RB AJ Dillon got another chance to lead the backfield Sunday, with Aaron Jones (hamstring) inactive. For the second straight week, he failed to take advantage. Dillon gained just 33 yards on 11 carries, trailing QB Jordan Love (39 yards) for the team rushing lead. Dillon also got frozen out of the passing game, watching Patrick Taylor (4) and Emanuel Wilson (1) split the backfield targets. Dillon is droppable in many fantasy football leagues. Check our updated rest-of-season rankings Tuesday, ahead of your league's waiver run.
Hamstring injuries Packers RB Aaron Jones, WR Christian Watson and OT David Bakhtiari are inactive today vs. the Saints. (Adam Schefter on Twitter) FF Today's Take: The Packers will be once again down their best two offensive weapons with hamstring injuries. AJ Dillon has not looked good this season but should see 15 to 18 touches against the Saints. Romeo Doubs and Jayden should be the two receivers for Jordan Love.
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Dillon is slated to step in as the Packers' lead option out of the backfield Sunday against the Falcons with Aaron Jones (hamstring) listed as questionable for the contest but not expected to play, Bill Huber of SI.com reports.