3 players Packers must bench after Week 4 embarrassment

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2. AJ Dillon

AJ Dillon couldn't have made a worse start to the season. He has failed to make an impact in all four games, even when leading the backfield while Aaron Jones was injured.

Dillon has 44 attempts but only 118 rushing yards with no touchdowns. He is averaging an awful 2.7 yards per carry.

The Packers drafted Dillon to provide power, wear defenses down, and dominate in short-yardage situations. Part of that is breaking tackles and not going down easily. We haven't seen this from Dillon. According to Pro Football Reference, Dillon has one broken tackle on 44 carries. Aaron Jones, Jordan Love, and Patrick Taylor have two each, and they have combined for 39 carries.

In his rookie season, Dillon averaged 3.1 yards after contact per rush. That is down to a career-low 1.5 this year.

The offensive line hasn't helped Dillon. The run-blocking needs to improve. However, there have been multiple examples where Dillon has made a bad decision and missed a clear rushing lane. With his power, he should be able to fight for yards after contact, break tackles, and dominate when the Packers need one or two yards to move the chains.

Aaron Jones should be closer to 100 percent in Week 5, and that will reduce Dillon's role. But the way he has played, it's surprising how often the Packers have Dillon on the field in key moments.