Thursday, July 5, 2018

2018 Fantasy Football Projections: Green Bay Packers

In addition to viewing our 2018 Fantasy Football Projections by position, we will post our preseason projections per team.

Below you will find our 2018 fantasy football projections for the Green Bay Packers.



Aaron Rodgers569.3370409935.39.550.1270.52.32.5322.01
Since becoming the starter in 2008, Rodgers has missed roughly a half-season twice (2013 and 2017). In the other eight seasons, he has finished as either the QB1 or QB2 in fantasy football seven times. Assuming good health, Rodgers is a virtual lock for a top-two season. The only concern with Rodgers or any quarterback selected early is the lost opportunity to acquire an impact player at a position of greater scarcity/value.
Brett Hundley5.83.5330.

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Running Backs


Jamaal Williams152.4594.44.924.2222.61.70.2120.9
With both Ty Montgomery and Aaron Jones missing time, only three running backs had more carries than Williams (122) from Week 10 on -- Melvin Gordon (137), Frank Gore (134) and LeSean McCoy (130). That said, Williams averaged only 3.6 yards per carry as a rookie and the workload allocation for the team's top-three backs could be fluid throughout the season. A two-game suspension of Aaron Jones to start the season helps.
Ty Montgomery68.2300.12.739.4323.
Missing half of last season, Montgomery could be used more as a "hybrid player" in 2018.
Aaron Jones108.3492.83.815.5100.
Jones had a pair of 100-yard games with touchdowns from Weeks 5 to 7 and averaged almost two more yards per carry than Williams (5.5 to 3.6) last season. Unfortunately he'll begin the season serving a two-game suspension, but Jones could have the opportunity to emerge as the primary back over the course of the season.
Aaron Ripkowski411.20.28.348.
Devante Mays4.816.
Joe Kerridge1.21.801.15.5000.73

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Wide Receivers


Davante Adams75.5951.38.90000.3147.93
With double-digit touchdowns in back-to-back seasons, Adams has a total of 149/1,882/22 over the past two years. With Jordy Nelson released (and now in Oakland), Adams will have an opportunity to improve upon his top-12 (or 14th in PPR) 2017 production.
Randall Cobb67.9692.65.411.
Since exceeding 800-plus yards in his three healthy seasons from 2012 to 2015, Cobb has 600-something yards in back-to-back seasons. His 43.5 yards per game and 9.9 yards per catch were either the lowest of his career or since his rookie season. Given a secure WR2 role, Cobb could bounce back provided that he and Rodgers can stay healthy.
Geronimo Allison32.8423.12.30000.654.91
J'Mon Moore13.8182.21.20000.424.62
Equanimeous St. Brown5.1740.50000.110.2
Trevor Davis4.153.30.30000.16.93
Marquez Valdes-Scantling2.943.50.30000.35.55
Michael Clark3.233.60.30000.14.96

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Tight Ends


Jimmy Graham57.9741.16.90000.8113.91
Even though Graham posted his lowest yardage total (520) since his rookie season, the veteran tight end scored 10 touchdowns last season. Playing in the high-powered Packers offense, double-digit touchdowns is possible if Aaron Rodgers can stay healthy all season.
Lance Kendricks13.3138.31.20000.120.83
Marcedes Lewis9.7116.40.9000017.04

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