The MVP project of Aaron Rodgers took a rear seats to the Aaron Jones Program throughout Green Bay’s 24-16 success over Carolina on Saturday.
Rodgers finished 20 of 29 pass efforts for a season-low 143 lawns and a rating. On the other hand, Jones took a season-high 20 brings for 145 lawns and a rating while likewise capturing 3 passes for 13 lawns. He played 56 of Green Bay’s 62 offending snaps– helpful for a 90% share of the backfield work, his greatest clip of the season. Jones’ previous high was when he was on the field for 71% of the snaps in Week 3.
The factor for the huge uptick in work? Jamaal Williams, the Robin to Jones’ Batman, was hurt in the very first half and left with a quad injury. Williams played simply 4 snaps prior to getting hurt, logging one rush for 6 lawns and 2 catches for 14 lawns.
Jones did the majority of his damage in the very first half, hurrying 12 times for 114 lawns (9.5 average) and a rating. However he was the only Packers tailback to get a bring in the 2nd half, even with Williams out.
It was a bit unexpected to see AJ Dillon not get more work as the reserve. Dillon carried on as soon as for 18 lawns, however that took place in the very first half. Dillon was on the field for 5 snaps (8%). It was his very first time seeing the field on offense because Week 8.
Other notes from Saturday’s breeze counts:
— For the 6th straight week, security Adrian Amos played 100% of the protective snaps. He tallied 7 takes on, one quarterback hit, one sack and 3 pass deflections versus Carolina.
— Davante Adams captured 7 passes for 42 lawns while playing 60 of Green Bay’s 62 offending snaps (97%) versus Carolina. Nevertheless, he did not rating, snapping his streak of 8 straight video games with a getting goal, which ranks 3rd behind Jerry Rice in 1987 (12 successive video games) and A.J. Green in 2012 (9 successive video games).
— Preston Smith got his 4th sack of the season while appearing in 52 of the Packers’ 69 protective snaps (75%). Williams had simply 0.5 sacks over the very first 8 video games of the season, however he’s turned it up a notch with 3.5 sacks in his last 6 contests.
— Marquez Valdes-Scantling was targeted simply as soon as and did not take a catch regardless of playing 65% of the snaps.
— We forecasted Allen Lazard would have a breakout game in our Packers dream football roundup recently. Although he didn’t rating, Lazard was Green Bay’s leading receiver with 56 lawns on 5 catches.
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