2. Emanuel Wilson should lead the Packers in rushing attempts
If Aaron Jones doesn't play, the Packers have to replace his touches in the backfield. While AJ Dillon will get a significant share of the rushing attempts, the Packers should trust rookie Emanuel Wilson to take on a featured role.
Wilson wasn't even in the conversation to make the 53-man roster for a while, but after the preseason, the Packers had no choice but to make room for him. He was that good. Wilson showed good vision and explosiveness and rarely went down at the first attempt. He did a great job of breaking tackles.
No player in the NFL had more rushing yards than Wilson's 223 during the preseason. He also scored two rushing touchdowns and averaged an excellent 5.9 yards per attempt.
Dillon disappointed in the season opener last week. He struggled to break tackles, and his numbers showed it. Dillon averaged only 1.5 yards per attempt, finishing with an awful 19 yards from 13 carries.
Wilson is unproven. While he played well in August, it was only the preseason. But he deserves an opportunity. Wilson showed potential in the summer, and he should get the chance to make an impact in Week 2 if Aaron Jones is unable to play.