Packers Beat: RB Aaron Jones could get more work out of bye week

If the bye week doesn't yield more touches for Aaron Jones, then perhaps nothing will.

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He's the Green Bay Packers' most productive running back, yet you'll find him nowhere on the NFL's list of leading rushers -- not with just 32 attempts, or 8.0 per game since he returned from suspension in Week 3.

His 5.9 yards per carry average ranks fifth in the league among all backs with at least 32 carries.

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Much of that, according to the NFL's Next Gen Stats, has come on his own, the story said. Among all backs with at least 30 rushes this season heading into the Packers' bye last week, no one had the blocking advantage -- defined as how many blockers versus defenders in the box -- less often than Jones. According to those numbers, only 41 percent of his runs have come with a blocking advantage, while teammate Jamaal Williams has had the blocking advantage 64 percent of the time but averages just 3.8 yards per carry. The story also added that with Aaron Rodgers at QB, a balance of run and pass isn't likely, hurting Jones' fantasy value.

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