1. AJ Dillon
Stat Line: 5 carries, 31 yards, 6.2 average, long of 20 yards
With the game in hand, head coach Matt LaFleur removed most of his starters in the fourth quarter to prevent an injury and got a good look at what he has in the depth of his roster.
AJ Dillon, as he has on the few attempts has gotten this season, looked strong, fast and like a decisive runner.
His first handoff was with the Packers in the lead and driving for more in the first quarter. If not for a holding penalty on Elgton Jenkins, that carry would have gone for about five yards and a good gain on first down.
He was upended and flipped by the Tampa defense but it was all for nothing as the penalty pushed the Packers back and wiped out the gain.
Due to how the game went, Dillon didn’t see the field again until the fourth quarter.
Playing with backups, including Tim Boyle on the field, it’s hard to gauge how well Dillon actually did but, to the naked eye, he looked pretty good moving forward when hit.
Dillon looks like he could be a force later in the season. Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones have played so well the team hasn’t needed Dillon.
He proved he can be a contributor when called upon.