Aaron Jones Set to Carve Out a Lasting Role in Green Bay Packers Backfield

There was plenty of buzz this week among Green Bay Packers fans because Aaron Jones out-rushed Ezekiel Elliott. This was the first 100+ yard rusher since Ty Montgomery ran for 162 yards against the Chicago Bears in Week 15 of 2016. Still, how will this fare in the long run? Aaron Jones Set to Carve Out a Lasting Role in Green Bay Packers Backfield Aaron Jones Against Dallas Jones is now the Packers leading rusher on the season. He has 174 yards on 32 carries while Montgomery has 152 yards on 46 carries. Both running backs have two touchdowns. Jones got his chance to tear into the Cowboys defense even though he was the third running back on the depth chart. Montgomery sat out the game with broken ribs. Jamaal Williams suffered a knee injury against the Bears after Montgomery went down. This opened the door for Jones, who had 13 carries for 49 yards and a touchdown. Now, the Cowboys are dead last in DVOA rushing defense. Jones is the third 100+ yard rusher the Cowboys have surrendered this year already. Jones does bring a lot of skills to this team. In his last year with UTEP, he ran for 1,773 rushing yards, but also had 28 receptions. Jones is a good pass catcher and reads blocks very well. Ty Montgomery Does the Same Things Aaron Jones and...

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