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Start Aaron Jones or AJ Dillon in Fantasy? Rankings, Outlook for Packers RBs against Ravens

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  • Fantasy managers have a decision to make in the Packers' backfield.
  • Here's how Sean Koerner ranks Aaron Jones and A.J. Dillon for Week 15 vs. the Ravens

Choosing between Aaron Jones and A.J. Dillon in the Packers’ backfield has become a headache for fantasy managers, especially in crunch time late in the season.

Both players have been productive for the top-seeded Packers in 2021. However, despite Dillon’s four scrimmage touchdowns to Jones’ nine, the second-year back heads into Week 15 with more carries and rushing yards than the veteran.

Where do the two running backs rank in the fantasy pecking order for Sunday’s road game against the Baltimore Ravens?
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There isn’t much separating Jones and Dillon in Week 15.

Jones is RB29 and Dillon’s RB35, according to director of predictive analytics Sean Koerner’s weekly fantasy rankings.

D’Onta Foreman, Devonta Freeman, Myles Gaskin and Jeff Wilson are just a handful of notable names ahead of the Packers’ tandem.

Jones can pad his stats in a hurry, but it’s tough to ignore Dillon’s volume lately.

After getting 10+ carries in just three of his first nine games to open the year, the Boston College product has averaged roughly 17 over his last four. He’s also collected 13 receptions over that span.

Overall, it’s not the sexiest matchup for Green Bay’s ground game.

Baltimore is one of just four defenses allowing fewer than four yards per carry this season (3.9). The unit ranks third in unadjusted rush VOA (value over average).

Koerner still tabs Jones in his Tier 6 of running backs against the Ravens; Jones, meanwhile, is a Tier 8 option.

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