RB Jamaal Williams - Green Bay Packers

6-0, 212Born: 4-3-1995College: Brigham YoungDrafted: Round 4, pick 2017

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News you need to know

General News (Fri Sep 13): practiced fully on Friday and is not on the team's injury report. He will be available to play this week.

General News (Thu Sep 12): practiced fully on Thursday.

General News (Wed Sep 11): practiced fully on Wednesday.

Week 2: vs Minnesota Vikings

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FBG says: Tough matchup. The Packers predictably struggled in their season-opener against the elite Chicago Bears defense. Aaron Jones led the backfield with 13 carries for 39 yards. While Jones was the clear lead back, the snap split was still pretty close with Jones seeing just 59% of snaps compared to 41% from Jamaal Williams. Williams was alotted five carries but did basically nothing with them, netting out to zero rushing yards. Jones did head to the sideline briefly with what appeared to be a hand injury, but he returned to the field on the following drive and is not listed on the injury report. The Packers offensive line had a tough time against one of the top defensive lines in football, and things will not improve much this week as they draw another difficult matchup against the Vikings. The Vikings allowed just 50 rushing yards to Falcons running backs last week as their defensive line commanded the trenches combined with a game script that forced the Falcons to go pass-heavy. Devonta Freeman was held to only 19 yards on eight carries. The Vikings interior defensive line appeared to pick up right where they left off last season as a top-tier unit. Despite the loss of Sheldon Richardson, Linval Joseph and Shamar Stephen played very well against the run. Linebackers Eric Kendricks and Anthony Barr also did well picking up the slack while Harrison Smith made some great tackles from the third level--leading the team with eight solo tackles. The Packers offensive line may not have looked great last week against the Bears, but this is still a talented unit that should match up well even against this stout Vikings defensive front. Even if the Packers do win in the trenches, the Vikings have solid playmakers on the second and third level to chip in--a trait that continues to make them a top-tier run defense.

Recent Stats and Projections

1 at CHI 26 5 0 0 2 2.0 15 0 0 1.5
2 vs MIN PROJ-Dodds * 6 * * 2.1 * * * *
2 vs MIN PROJ-Tremblay * 5 * * 2.7 * * * *
2 vs MIN PROJ-Bloom * 4 * * 2.0 * * * *

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

Percentile ranks

Jamaal Williams's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Latest News

Packers | Green Bay's injury report for Week 2 (Fri Sep 13, 03:09 PM) - Green Bay Packers LB Oren Burks (chest) was unable to practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 2 versus the Minnesota Vikings. WR Darrius Shepherd (hamstring) was upgraded to limited participation Friday, Sept. 13, but has also been ruled out. OT David Bakhtiari (back) and CB Ka'dar Hollman (neck) were also limited in practice Friday but are listed as questionable. TE Jimmy Graham (finger) was limited in practice as well but has been removed from the injury report. OT Bryan Bulaga (rest), CB Josh Jackson (Achilles), CB Kevin King (hamstring, chest), C Corey Linsley (elbow), OG Cole Madison (ankle), LB Blake Martinez (shoulder), S Will Redmond (ankle), WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (shoulder), RB Jamaal Williams (shoulder), CB Tramon Williams (rest) and CB Jaire Alexander (knee) fully participated in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

Our View: Bakhtiari coming back to practice was great news for a team about to face the Vikings defense.
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Packers | Thursday injury report for GB (Thu Sep 12, 06:11 PM) - Green Bay Packers CB Jaire Alexander (knee) and CB Ka'dar Hollman (neck) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 12. OT David Bakhtiari (back), LB Oren Burks (chest) and WR Darrius Shepherd (hamstring) didn't practice. OT Bryan Bulaga, CB Josh Jackson (Achilles), CB Kevin King (chest), C Corey Linsley (elbow), G Cole Madison (ankle), LB Blake Martinez (shoulder), S Will Redmond (ankle), RB Jamaal Williams (shoulder) and CB Tramon Williams (not-injury related) all practiced in full.

Our View: Vikings week is not a good one for your left tackle to be ailing with a back injury. It could be another low-scoring NFC North showdown involving the Packers this week.
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Packers | Wednesday practice report for GB (Wed Sep 11, 06:58 PM) - Green Bay Packers LB Oren Burks (chest) and WR Darrius Shepherd (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 11. OT David Bakhtiari (back), OT Bryan Bulaga (non-injury), CB Ka'dar Hollman (neck), CB Kevin King (chest, hamstring) and CB Tramon Williams (non-injury) were limited during practice. CB Josh Jackson (Achilles), C Corey Linsley (elbow), OG Cole Madison (ankle), LB Blake Martinez (shoulder), S Will Redmond (ankle) and RB Jamaal Williams (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Packers | Jamaal Williams shut down (Thu Sep 5, 11:53 PM) - Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams failed to gain a yard on five carries and caught two passes for 15 yards in a 10-3 win over the Chicago Bears Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Packers | Week 1 injury report for Packers (Wed Sep 4, 02:14 PM) - Green Bay Packers LB Oren Burks (chest) and WR Darrius Shepherd (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 4, and have been ruled out for Week 1. CB Ka'dar Hollman (neck) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. CB Kevin King (hamstring) and CB Tramon Williams (knee) were limited during practice but are not on the injury report. DT Montravius Adams (groin), DT Fadol Brown (calf), OT Bryan Bulaga (non-injury), DE Kenny Clark (ankle), CB Josh Jackson (Achilles), DE Tyler Lancaster (ankle), OG Alex Light (wrist), OG Cole Madison (ankle), LB Blake Martinez (back), S Will Redmond (ankle), FB Dan Vitale (calf) and RB Jamaal Williams (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report. The Packers did not practice Wednesday, so these are estimations.

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