Grading Packers offense against Bears in Week 1

The Green Bay Packers offense racked up 329 yards in their Week 1 victory over the Chicago Bears.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love
Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love / Michael Reaves/GettyImages
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Grading Packers offense against Bears in Week 1: Running backs

Were Aaron Jones able to remain in the game, who knows how much better this grade would be. However, the Packers star running back exited during the second half with a what's being reported as a hamstring injury. Hopefully Jones is back to full strength in Week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons.

The Packers running game totaled less than 100 yards last Sunday against the Chicago Bears, and even that includes 12 yards on the ground from Jordan Love. Aaron Jones was the leading rusher with 41 yards on nine carries and a touchdown.

Jones was a weapon in the passing game where he scored another touchdown and collected two passes for 86 yards. The 50-plus yard screen pass that Jones converted during the second half gave the offense a tremendous boost and helped Green Bay widen the gap.

But the Green Bay Packers have got to get more than 1.46 yards per carry from A.J. Dillon. Dillon ran it 13 times for just 19 yards. If you're a Packers fan, the one thing to complain about following Green Bay's Week 1 performance was the lack of explosive plays from Dillon.

Don't be shocked if Matt LaFleur has something special up his sleeve to get A.J. Dillon the ball early and often this coming Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, especially if Aaron Jones is limited due to injury.

Grade: B-