AJ Dillon
AJ Dillon
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
Green Bay Packers
2020 Fantasy Outlook
While Dillon going in the second round of the 2020 draft wasn't necessarily a big surprise, the fact that he went to a Green Bay squad that already has Aaron Jones certainly was. Built in the mold of LeGarrette Blount, Dillon has enough speed (4.53 40) to make his bulk (6-0, 247) even more terrifying for would-be tacklers, and he has the patience and vision to let his blocks develop rather than simply jamming the line and trying to bull his way through traffic. He doesn't have much elusiveness, but he didn't need it during his college career given how difficult he was to bring down, and he has the frame to withstand the punishment his bludgeoning running style brings with it. Dillon could provide the thunder in a very effective backfield tandem, and Jones' league-leading 10 touchdowns from inside the 5-yard line last season could be up for grabs if Dillon takes the short-yardage role. The short-term upside does appear limited, as Jamaal Williams likely would share work with Dillon if Jones were to miss time. Read Past Outlooks
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#170.3
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$Signed a four-year, $5.29 million contract with the Packers in July of 2020.
Efficient in limited role
RBGreen Bay Packers
February 10, 2021
Dillon recorded 46 carries for 242 yards and two touchdowns and two receptions for 21 yards over 11 appearances in 2020.
ANALYSIS
Dillon played a bit role for most of the season, and he missed five games following a positive test for COVID-19. However, the 2020 second-round pick averaged a healthy 5.3 yards per carry over the course of the season, and he shined in his one extended opportunity, tallying 124 yards and two scores on the ground in the Packers' Week 16 victory over the Titans. It will be tough to determine Dillon's 2021 role without knowing if free agents Aaron Jones and/or Jamaal Williams will return to Green Bay, but if neither comes back, Dillon will presumably find himself atop the depth chart -- a spot that has been rather fantasy-friendly since head coach Matt LaFleur arrived in town.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do AJ Dillon's 2020 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
26.1%
 
Positive Run %
84.8%
 
% Yds After Contact
63.6%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
3.3
 
Rushing TD %
4.3%
 
Touches Per Game
4.4
 
% Snaps w/Touch
49.5%
 
Air Yards Per Game
0.4
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.04
 
% Team Air Yards
0.1%
 
% Team Targets
0.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
2.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
100.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
8.5
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do AJ Dillon's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 0"
 
Weight
247 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.53 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.19 sec
 
Vertical Jump
41.0 in
 
Broad Jump
131 in
 
Bench Press
23 reps
 
Hand Length
9.63 in
 
Arm Length
31.63 in
 
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Ready for NFC Championship
RBGreen Bay Packers
January 22, 2021
Dillon (quadricep) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
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Limited at Thursday's practice
RBGreen Bay Packers
Quadriceps
January 21, 2021
Dillon (quadricep) was a limited practice participant Thursday, Olivia Reiner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
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Limited to begin week
RBGreen Bay Packers
Quadriceps
January 20, 2021
The Packers listed Dillon (quadriceps) as a limited participant in practice Wednesday.
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Hopeful for NFC Championship Game
RBGreen Bay Packers
Quadriceps
January 18, 2021
Coach Matt LaFleur said Monday that he's "hopeful" Dillon (quadriceps) will be "ready to go" for Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Buccaneers, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.
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Picks up quad injury
RBGreen Bay Packers
Quadriceps
January 16, 2021
Dillon was forced out of Saturday's NFC divisional-round game against the Rams with a quad injury, Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.
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