5 Packers players who will be gone in 2024 and their potential replacements

The Packers should be headed for more of a rebuild, so let's start looking ahead.
Green Bay Packers, AJ Dillon
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2. A.J. Dillon, Running Back

A.J. Dillon has not been who the Packers wanted him to be when they drafted him, at least not this season. His play has regressed quite a bit and he is not getting away from tacklers as much as he did in his first couple of years.

If you look at his career trajectory, it's going down, and in a hurry. His yards per carry went from 5.3 as a rookie, to 4.3, to 4.1 and now he's down to 3.3 yards per carry this season. Dillon has had his chances, too, with the absence of Aaron Jones at times this year. But, he's done nothing with them. When his contract is up at the end of this year, the Packers shouldn't bring him back.

Potential Replacement: Miyan Williams, Ohio State

A mid-round prospect next spring, Ohio State running back Miyan Williams would be a great replacement option for Dillon. Williams stands 5-foot-8 and weighs in at 225 pounds, so he has a strong, dense frame and can operate as a short yardage back like Dillon did.

Williams has had a bit of a down year this season, but last year was a great showing of his true skill set. Williams rushed 128 times for 825 yards and a whopping 14 touchdowns.