RB Dexter Williams - Green Bay Packers

5-11, 212Born: 0-0-1997College: Notre DameDrafted: Round 6, pick 2019

Main      Career stats      Game Logs      Game Recaps      Split Stats      Play-by-play      Latest News

Traditional view      FanDuel view      DraftKings view     

Preseason player page

Week 12: at San Francisco 49ers

All RB vs SF

FBG says: Neutral matchup. Green Bay's run game, which is trending towards a true timeshare split between Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams, ranks in the middle-of-the-pack in both rushing volume and rushing efficiency this season, making neither player a particularly strong fantasy option while both are healthy. Immediately following Aaron Jones' 19-carry, 107-yard, and 4-touchdown performance against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5, head coach Matt LaFleur said noted his worries about overusing Aaron Jones early in the season. Since these comments, LaFleur has put his metaphoric money where his mouth is, playing Aaron Jones no more than 63-percent of Green Bay's offensive snaps and giving him no more than 13 carries in any game since. Jamaal Williams has played approximately 50-percent of the Packers' offensive snaps since Week 5; however, he averages less than 8.0 carries per game to Jones' 11.4 over that span. Green Bay's offensive line is one of the league's stronger units, but in a backfield where snaps are almost perfectly split between two players, neither is a particularly enticing fantasy option. The San Francisco 49ers' defense has faced very little volume through the first 10 games of the 2019 season, but when their opposition has attempted to run the football, they have posted quality efficiency totals, as the 49ers allow 4.7 yards per carry this season, 7th-worst in the league. In total, the low rushing volume, coupled with a lack of rushing touchdowns, allowed has enabled the 49ers to post the 4th best defense with regards to fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs this season. This mark, however, is likely to regress significantly in the coming weeks, as the strengths of their talented defensive playmakers are almost exclusively defending the pass. Defensive lineman Arik Armstead is the exception to this rule. While the rest of the 49ers' defensive line heavily favors rushing the passer as opposed to stopping the run, Arik Armstead is one of the league's best run-stoppers. Much has been made of Nick Bosa's impressive rookie season in the trenches, but Armstead might be the 49ers' best player in the trenches. Elsewhere, however, in San Francisco's defense, there is a total lack of run-stopping talent. At linebacker, the 49ers' starters are a glaring weak link for this defense. Dre Greenlaw, a fifth-round pick in his rookie season, was thrust into action after Kwon Alexander tore his pectoral muscle, and he has struggled against the run thus far. Alongside him, Fred Warner, who is in just his second year in the league, is one of the league's worst run-stopping linebackers once again this season. Lastly, San Francisco's secondary offers little support defending the run, leaving their defense vulnerable at the second and third levels. The Green Bay Packers' volume on the ground will be the determining factor in their rushing totals on the day, as they should win this battle in the trenches, allowing Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams to post strong efficiency numbers here in Week 12.

Recent Stats and Projections

8 at KC 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12 at SF PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36

Latest News

Packers | Week 10 Green Bay Packers inactives (Sun Nov 10, 02:56 PM) - The Green Bay Packers have declared OL Adam Pankey, TE Robert Tonyan, WR Ryan Grant, RB Dexter Williams, CB Josh Jackson, CB Ka'dar Hollman and OT Cole Madison inactive for Week 10.

link to story   

Green Bay Packers Team Links

Depth Chart      Season Stats      Targets      Red Zone      Game Logs

Footballguys Articles

NFL Preseason Slate Breakdown, August 8th, 2019
  Ryan Zamichieli - August 8
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: October
  Dan Hindery - October 2
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: September
  Dan Hindery - September 3
Deep Dynasty News for Every Team on Cutdown Day
  Sigmund Bloom - September 1
From The Gut: NFC
  Sigmund Bloom - August 29
Joe's Notes: Week 4 Training Camp Summary
  Joe Bryant - August 28
Updated Running Back Tiers, Targets, and Players to Avoid
  Sigmund Bloom - August 25
Footballguys vs Non-Staff PPR Auction
  Jeff Haseley - August 24
Footballguys Staff vs Non-Staff: Draft 5 IDP PPR
  Jeff Haseley - August 21
Joe's Notes: Week 3 Training Camp Summary
  Joe Bryant - August 21

Articles from around the web

  John Daigle - May 16
Fantasy Football: 2019 Staff Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft
  Jonathan Margulis - May 20
Dynasty Rookie Rankings Review
  Chuck Gioffre - June 1
Late Round Rookie Dart Throws
  Josh Robbins - June 3
Fantasy football preseason preview: Running Backs
  David Dorey - June 11
2019 fantasy football handcuffs: Austin Ekeler among top options
  Mike Clay - July 17


12@ San Francisco 49ers
13@ New York Giants
14vs Washington Redskins
15vs Chicago Bears
16@ Minnesota Vikings
17@ Detroit Lions