Green Bay Packers
  • 6'0"
  • 213
  • 23
  • 2 years
  • BYU
  • 2017 R4 O, None

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2017 GB 16 187 153 556 3.6 4 0 34 25 262 2 818 6 0 4 4

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 6/18/2018 10:25am ET

    Green Bay Packers RBs Ty Montgomery, Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones will be part of a committee at running back this upcoming season, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy said the team will be able to adjust if one of the running backs shows they can be the full-time starter.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to monitor the situation during the preseason to see how each running back is used. Montgomery probably is the best receiver out of the three, but Williams and Jones are also decent receivers. All three will have value in fantasy leagues but none will be more than No. 3 running backs unless one takes over the starting job.

  • Posted: 6/11/2018 1:06pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Ty Montgomery seems to be set for a big role in 2018, according to ESPN.com's Rob Demovsky. Head coach Mike McCarthy said the offense is suited for Montgomery's skill set and the Packers need to take advantage of that. Nevertheless, McCarthy admitted that he will continue to take a committee approach with the backfield with RBs Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams included.

    Huddle Up: Green Bay's backfield will be one of the tougher backfields to figure out this offseason. Each of the three running backs flashed at different points in 2017. They can all bring something to the table, but Jones appears to have the most upside. Either way, none of them should be drafted as higher than an RB2.

  • Posted: 1/23/2018 12:05pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams is focusing on improving his explosiveness this offseason. Williams wants to have quicker feet, more speed and to make sure his knees are up. He added that he'll be working on his lateral movements and speed in order to make sure his knees are up and that his lower body is stronger.

    Huddle Up: Williams came on late in his first professional football campaign. Unfortunately, he'll be competing with fellow sophomore running back Aaron Jones, so his fantasy ceiling isn't as high as it could be. For now, view him as a flex as a better fit in standard leagues.

  • Posted: 1/22/2018 10:34pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams conceded that in his exit interviews with head coach Mike McCarthy and running backs coach Ben Sirmans, 'We were just in agreement that I've got to get my feet quicker and just get a little more speed happening and make sure that my knees are up. So, I'm just going to be working on my lateral movements, speed, make sure I get my knees up, make sure my lower body's a lot stronger.'

    Huddle Up: Williams flashed some interesting potential in his rookie season, ultimately leading the team in rushing with 556 yards while also adding four touchdowns. However, he needed 153 rush attempts to garner that yardage -- good for just 3.6 yards per carry -- so it won't be an easy path to reclaim the starting job with Ty Montgomery (wrist) and Aaron Jones (knee) returning to full health. Whoever is Green Bay's starting running back going into next year will hold notable value considering Aaron Rodgers will be healthy to begin the campaign.

  • Posted: 12/27/2017 2:42pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams is likely to handle a bulk of the workload in Week 17 against the Detroit Lions with RB Aaron Jones (knee) unlikely to play.

    Huddle Up: Williams should be a decent RB3 or flex fantasy option for leagues deciding their league champion in the final weekend, while Devante Mays might see snaps as his backup.

  • Posted: 12/23/2017 9:21pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed 15 times for 58 yards in a 16-0 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 16.

    Huddle Up: Williams continues to serve as the lead back, but his value is capped by the inconsistent play of Brett Hundley and the offense as a whole. He receives enough touches to be used as a flex play, but he will need to find the end zone to creep into RB2 territory.

  • Posted: 12/17/2017 3:28pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed 10 times for 30 yards in the Week 15 game against the Carolina Panthers. He did not have any receptions or targets.

    Huddle Up: Williams was disappointing, but it was to be expected against a stout Carolina rush defense. He faces another tough matchup at home Saturday against the Vikings in Week 16.

  • Posted: 12/10/2017 4:22pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed 15 times for 49 yards and a touchdown in Week 14 against the Cleveland Browns and he added seven catches for 69 yards and a score on seven targets.

    Huddle Up: Williams had a giant game, leading the way with 22 touches. Meanwhile, Aaron Jones had four runs for minus-2 yards, so it appears Williams is going to be the leading back heading into Week 15 and beyond.

  • Posted: 12/3/2017 4:10pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed 21 times for 113 yards and a touchdown in Week 13 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he added two gabs for 10 yards on three targets.

    Huddle Up: Williams is likely to see plenty of touches down the stretch with Ty Montgomery (ribs) done for the season and Aaron Jones (knee) just now making his way back from injury. Williams is worth using as an RB3 or flex fantasy option down the stretch.

  • Posted: 12/2/2017 9:28pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams is expected to receive most of the work against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 13, even with RB Aaron Jones (knee) expected to play, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: There is always the chance that Jones catches fire and steals a chunk of the touches, but Williams should at least be a solid flex option in Week 13.

  • Posted: 12/2/2017 8:01pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams views himself as a 'workhorse' because of his downhill style. 'I really just try to be consistent and the way I run the ball, make sure defenders know every time they try to tackle me it's going to be a hard tackle,' Williams said.

    Huddle Up: If Aaron Jones is unable to play in Week 13, Williams would be a volume-based RB2 against a Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense that has allowed 10 rushing scores this year.

  • Posted: 11/30/2017 7:07pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams is the type of back who becomes stronger later in games, according to running backs coach Ben Sirmans, and Sirmans said Williams 'deserves' carries even after RB Aaron Jones (ankle) returns.

    Huddle Up: Jones is questionable for Week 13 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and if he sits, Williams is a potential RB2 against one of the weaker defenses in the NFL. If Jones suits up, both backs could be volatile plays.

  • Posted: 11/26/2017 9:00pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed 21 times for 66 yards and a touchdown and caught four passes for 69 yards and a touchdown in a 31-28 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Williams has now topped 20 touches in three straight games, and if Ty Montgomery continues to miss time, Williams has RB2 potential against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 13.

  • Posted: 11/19/2017 1:51pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed for 57 yards on 18 carries against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 11. He also caught four passes for 38 yards during the game.

    Huddle Up: Williams received most of the work at running back and could see a similar workload in Week 12 if Ty Montgomery and Aaron Jones remain sidelined. He can be at least a flex option next week.

  • Posted: 11/17/2017 8:18am ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams is likely to see the bulk of the work in the backfield in Week 11 with RB Ty Montgomery (ribs) likely out.

    Huddle Up: Williams caught 15 passes combined in his junior and senior years at BYU, and he loses some luster in PPR formats. He has the kind of projected volume to be a flex play against a midrange Baltimore Ravens defense.

  • Posted: 11/16/2017 7:15pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams said he is comfortable being the lead back whenever called upon because he approaches every week with the same work ethic.

    Huddle Up: Williams ended up carrying the ball 20 times last weekend after Ty Montgomery was injured, and with Montgomery looking doubtful for Week 11, Williams should be in line for another heavy workload as the Packers try to protect Brett Hundley. If Montgomery sits, Williams will have RB2 upside against the Baltimore Ravens.

  • Posted: 11/12/2017 6:59pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams rushed 20 times for 67 yards in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears and he added a seven-yard reception.

    Huddle Up: Williams was receiving the bulk of the work in the backfield with both Aaron Jones (knee) and Ty Montgomery (ribs) checking out due to injuries. Jones had a sprained MCL, so it appears he'll be sidelined for weeks. Williams is worth grabbing in all fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 10/6/2017 2:14pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams (knee) was able to practice in full for the third consecutive day Friday, Oct. 6, and he has been removed from the injury report ahead of Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys.

    Huddle Up: Williams is expected to shoulder a majority of the load on Sunday with Ty Montgomery doubtful to play due to an injury to his ribs. He is a nice streaming option in standard leagues and a solid low-priced option in DFS, as Todd Gurley carved up the Dallas rush defense last weekend.

  • Posted: 10/5/2017 3:42pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 5.

    Huddle Up: Williams is on track to play against the Dallas Cowboys and likely would start if Ty Montgomery is declared inactive. He would be a No. 2 running back or a flex option in fantasy leagues if he receives most of the work at running back this week.

  • Posted: 10/4/2017 3:53pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 4.

    Huddle Up: It appears Williams is on track to play in Week 5 and could start if Ty Montgomery is not healthy enough to play. Williams could be at least a flex option in most leagues if he starts against the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Posted: 10/3/2017 4:14pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams (knee) said Tuesday, Oct. 3, that he might be ready to play in Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys.

    Huddle Up: Williams might be pushing himself due to opportunity, as the team lost Ty Montgomery to broken ribs. The good news is that an MRI revealed no ligament damage for Williams, so it might be how much pain he can tolerate. If Montgomery and/or Williams are both sidelined in Week 5 it might mean Aaron Jones and Devante Mays draw in for unexpected action.

  • Posted: 9/28/2017 7:23pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams (knee) exited against the Chicago Bears in Week 4 with a knee injury and is questionable to return.

    Huddle Up: With Ty Montgomery also injured in the game, Aaron Jones could be the de facto starter going forward. Keep tabs on the Montgomery and Williams and be ready to put a claim in for Jones.

  • Posted: 9/28/2017 7:16pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams (undisclosed) exited against the Chicago Bears in Week 4 and is being evaluated on the sidelines by trainers.

    Huddle Up: Williams went down a few plays after Ty Montgomery suffered an injury to his ribs, thrusting Aaron Jones into the starting role. Depending on the status of Montgomery and Williams going forward, Jones could become a must-own player to target on the waiver wire.

  • Posted: 8/5/2017 6:23pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams shared snaps with RB Ty Montgomery with the first-team offense Saturday, Aug. 5.

    Huddle Up: Montgomery figures to be the lead back, but Williams could provide the thunder to Montgomery's lightning and potentially see some carries around the goal line. Consider him a RB4 candidate.

  • Posted: 8/2/2017 12:06pm ET

    Green Bay Packers rookie RB Jamaal Williams is the most likely of the rookie running backs on the team to push Ty Montgomery for the starting job, according to offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett, who added Williams has earned work with the first team due to his ability to pass protect.

    Huddle Up: Pass protection is perhaps Montgomery's biggest weakness, so this is something to keep an eye on moving forward. The most likely scenario for Green Bay this year is Montgomery serving as the lead back and pushing 200 touches, while Williams could serve as the change-of-pace and possibly handle goal-line work. It is still very much a fluid situation, albeit one ripe with plenty of fantasy upside.

  • Posted: 7/21/2017 9:30pm ET

    Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams said he 'likes to bruise' and believes he can help wear down defenses in the third and fourth quarters of games.

    Huddle Up: Williams could be a nice complement to Ty Montgomery, especially if he earns carries near the goal line. He is worth scooping up in the later rounds.

  • Posted: 7/20/2017 10:14am ET

    Green Bay Packers rookie RB Jamaal Williams will begin training camp as the No. 2 running back behind RB Ty Montgomery, according to running backs coach Ben Sirmans.

    Huddle Up: Williams is one of the more promising rookie running backs heading into 2017. Montgomery played well as a running back last year, so Williams will really have to prove himself in order to see significant playing time. Use a late-round pick on the rookie and possibly an earlier selection for those who own Montgomery.

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 SEA 2 9 0 0 0 0
2 @ATL 2 6 0 1 5 0
3 CIN 1 6 0 0 0 0
4 CHI 4 11 0 1 2 0
5 @DAL 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NO 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 DET 1 1 1 2 31 0
10 @CHI 20 67 0 1 7 0
11 BAL 18 57 0 4 38 0
12 @PIT 21 66 1 4 69 1
13 TB 21 113 1 2 10 0
14 @CLE 15 49 1 7 69 1
15 @CAR 10 30 0 0 0 0
16 MIN 15 58 0 0 0 0
17 @DET 22 82 0 3 31 0

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