Packers: Running back AJ Dillon set to explode this season

Green Bay Packers, AJ Dillon (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers, AJ Dillon (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /

As the Green Bay Packers‘ number two running back, AJ Dillon is becoming more involved with the offense.

He is set for a huge season.

Be prepared to see a lot more of Dillon this year.

Finally finding his groove 

Dillon is finally finding his groove in the NFL with 187 carries, 803 yards, and five touchdowns this past season. Not too bad for a number two running back.

Dillon is one of the best power runners in the NFL today. By picking up key first downs and powering his way through defenders, he has become a huge asset to the offense. His efficiency in the red zone also makes him a valuable playmaker.

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He has the potential to become a top running back with a 1,000-yard season in 2022.

AJ Dillon is likely to accomplish his first 1,000-yard performance this season with his increased involvement in the offense. He can establish himself as a top running back. This season will be critical for Dillon to make a name for himself.

Ease the load off Aaron Jones

Star running back Aaron Jones has carried the load in the running game for the past few years. Now with Dillon becoming a factor, Jones will get more of a breather with the two of them splitting the carries.

Allowing the two backs to split the workload will increase production as well as decrease the chances of injuries. It is a win-win situation for both running backs.

Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon have the potential to be the top running duo in the NFL. With Jones’ speed and flexibility and Dillon’s power, the Packers’ running game will be a serious problem for many defenses.

Green Bay made a smart choice by drafting AJ Dillon two years ago.